People will never run out of reasons why they always seem to have a hard time getting their gym clothes on. These reasons range from the mundane to the most ridiculous. While there always seems to be a way to go around these “explanations”, people choose to stick to their excuses until they either decide that going to the gym should be a once-a-week habit (or less—if they can help it), or just give it up altogether. And yet we continue to be amazed at those individuals who have been working out for years and have the most awesome-looking bodies. So if you’re one of those people, read on to find out how you can motivate yourself in getting off the couch and go straight to the gym.
Establish your goals and always make them as reference
You can write it down, post it to your dresser, the bathroom wall, your bedside table, or the back of your front door. The important thing is that you have a constant reminder of what your goals are, so you won’t forget no matter how chaotic your life becomes. You can put up a picture of your favorite model, or hang your LBD from where you can see it every day. Constantly seeing these things will get you fired up to work out and shed those extra pounds until you get it right.
Make sure you’re doing it right
If you’ve been doing it over and over again with not much result to get you going, maybe there’s something wrong with your work out altogether. You know we have different body types and each body type responds to different kinds of exercises and diet. Make sure what you’re eating and the workout routine you’re currently doing is what your body’s designed to respond to well. You might need to ask for a professional’s assistance, hire a trainer, or consult a nutritionist. If you can’t afford it, you can always ask the people who you think can help you, or just go on the internet to ultimately find answers.
Get a work out partner
Getting a partner can prove to enhance the time you spend in the gym, as you have someone to share your progress with, what areas of difficulty you’re having, and what you both can do to improve it. However, you have to be extremely cautious in choosing a partner as not anyone can be as enthusiastic as you want to be. Choose someone who’s disciplined, someone who can motivate you and will be honest with you, as you can with them.
These are just some of the ways to make sure you’re motivated all days of the year. And remember, this isn’t just to look good; this is an investment to your health. You don’t want to be fifty and ri