Motivation is fleeting, especially when it comes to something you may not want to do, such as working out. Exercise is one of many activities that we know we should do, but life gets in the way.
This episode provides doable tips on how to motivate yourself to exercise. Among these tips, keep the benefits of exercising on the forefront of your mind. Exercise, for instance, can increase energy, decrease chronic stress, lessen depression and help control type II diabetes to boot.
Your environment also spurs you to move toward your exercise goals. Pictures, alarms, text messages and so on can motivate you to put on some running shoes or go to the gym.
There are many ways you can become and stay motivated enough to pursue exercise and other life goals. The solution is to find your own personal motivation.