How To Motivate Yourself To Workout | Stephen Coleclough
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How To Motivate Yourself To Workout

How To Motivate Yourself To Workout

Finding the motivation to workout can be extremely difficult, especially if you’re at home and don’t want to venture out of bed.

However, the benefits of working out far outweigh the benefits of not.

So, what can you do to get that much needed motivation?

Listen to upbeat and motivating music

There’s no better way to change your mood than to put on your favourite playlist, and this works for working out too!

If you’re feeling low energy and tired, listen to upbeat and motivating music.

It may provide you with the push you need to get going and to workout.

Remind yourself of your goals

Everyone has a workout goal and reminding yourself of that is a great way to motivate yourself to workout.

Whether it’s to lose weight or live a healthier life, remember why you are working out and what your end goal is.

Think about your fitness idol

If you have a fitness idol or someone you admire in the fitness world, think about them when you’re struggling to find motivation.

Not only will it remind you of what’s possible with a bit of hard work, but it’ll also give you the boost you need.

Grab a friend and workout together

Working out with a friend is a much more enjoyable way of doing things.

So, if you can’t muster up the energy to workout, grab a friend!

Working out together adds a social element to it, which could be enough of an incentive to get off the sofa and to the gym.

Invest in new gym clothes

Sometimes, all it takes is a little treat to get yourself out of the house and exercising.

New gym clothes are ideal for this as, in order to wear them, you need to workout.

It doesn’t need to be expensive, even a new top could give you the necessary push.

As you can see, there are a lot of different ways to motivate yourself to workout.

Often, all it takes is a little push in the right direction and you’ll be working out before you know it.

Stephen Coleclough
Stephen Coleclough

Stephen Coleclough is a personal trainer and online fitness/nutrition coach from the UK. He loves heavy squats, smashing PRs and bacon sandwiches. You can follow him on Twitter at ColecloughPT.

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