How many times have you skipped a workout because you were too busy, too tired, or just didn't feel like exercising?

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It's normal to have trouble motivating yourself to workout.

Here are some ways to help...

Ask Yourself Why You Want To Exercise

Are you trying to lose weight, grow stronger, get more energy, or run a marathon?

Understanding why you want to exercise will help you feel motivated.

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Exercise When You Have Energy

Are you an early bird or a night owl?

Work out when it's the best time for you so you can fit it in your schedule, consistently.

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Work Out The Way You Want To

There are million and one different ways to exercise.

Find out what type of exercise you enjoy.

This will make you look forward to your workout instead of feeling like you need to gather the energy to do it.

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Quiz

Which of these is a good form of exercise?

Lifting Weights

Playing Sports

Walking

All of these

Hold Yourself Accountable

The most important component of an exercise plan is consistency.

Use a calendar, workout with a friend or hire a personal trainer to keep you on track.

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Reward Yourself

After you complete a workout, treat yourself.

After you've achieved a fitness goal, treat yourself.

Reasonable rewards along the way can rewire your brain to want to exercise.

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Quiz

When should you treat yourself?

Every hour

Before a workout

After you reach a fitness goal

Whenever you want

Summary

What is your fitness goal and how are you going to use these methods to achieve it?

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