The purpose of this study was to research the reasons of doing or not doing exercise of people who lives in Ankara. The study group was 170 people (90 women, 80 men) living in different regions of Ankara. The age mean of the study group was 33. The research data was collected by open ended questions which developed by researches. The data was explained by descriptive analysis. At the result of the study, it was found that unlike 79 people, 91 people do regular exercise. Having healty life and loosing weight were the main reasons of why people do exercise. On the other hand the main reasons why people do not exercise were timelessness and laziness. As a result it can be advised that people should be more informed about benefits of sports and exercise.
Keywords: Sport, Doing Sport, Ankara