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5 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Exercise

5 tips for exercise motivation
Do you feel like it’s the healthy and fit people who are always recognized? Many people focus on their waistlines, double chin, flabby arms and feel low. Being unhappy will not get you fit. Doing something about it will! Have faith and start motivating yourself. Here are five great ways to motivate yourself to exercise.

1. Set goals: Do you want to become slim and feel great? Then you need to set fitness goals and work towards them. Setting powerful goals can bring back your “golden days.” Create new ideologies and work towards the target. Set your aim to acquire a fit physique with the weight you desire. When you reach your goal, try setting another and achieve it. So, start your exercise today and be thankful to yourself.

2. Surround yourself with fitness equipment and fit friends: Get some fitness equipment and find people to work out with. Keep the fitness equipment in plain sight. Consider having a trainer as a partner to help you stay motivated. Ask your trainer, or even your fit friends, for suggestions. The more support you can find, the more likely your are to stay motivated.

3. Look at old photos: Do you have old photos where you are a weight you would like to get back to? This is one which can work very quickly. Check those photos and aim to regain the same body and charm in your face. Do you have some clothes that no longer fit? Perhaps create a goal to get back into those clothes. This idea can help you everyday to be inspired to achieve your goals.

4. Compete with a friend: Do you have a buddy or office colleague that is slim, looks younger, and makes you feel jealous? Instead of feeling jealous, compete with her taking it as a challenge. This may help you concentrate on your workouts just a bit more.

5. Prepare a daily workout schedule: Put alarms, mobile reminders, paste a chart in front of your door, anything you can to keep your reminded of your goals. Create a schedule so you know what workouts you will do each day. If you don’t have a planned workout, aim to move more throughout the day in other ways. For example, take the stairs instead of the elevator, walk while you talk on the phone, walk to a local shop instead of driving. Continued movement will have long term health benefits.

If you want be fit, follow these tips to feel younger, stronger, and healthier.


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  2. Jadey says:

    Great tips! I will definitely use this to get to my target weight.

  3. great article! thanks for sharing the tips!

  4. Compete with a friend is a great idea. You are holding each other accountable and adding some fun to what can sometimes get tiresome.

  5. I shared for you on G+! Great tips for exercising.

  6. Jenna Wood says:

    I think goals are my biggest motivation, especially mini goals. The more achievements I feel I make, the more motivated I am!

  7. Lena says:

    Buddy system is such a Great idea

  8. Teresha says:

    great tips! I am definitely motivated by the buddy system and competition

  9. Paulin says:

    This is a great article! I like the idea of using old pics to motivate yourself. I know it’s a bit narcissistic but I have pics of when I was in high school on my phone and I use them to motivate myself at the gym because they remind me of a time when I was in great shape.

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