How to Motivate Yourself to Workout Regularly?
Do you find it hard to motivate yourself to get dressed and workout?
Have you been working out regularly but find it really boring and monotonous?
Do you feel like you are putting in the effort but not able to get the desired results?
Do you often feel lost as if there is nothing to be excited about?
If the answer is Yes to any of the above questions, Read On!
One of the most common and underrated reasons someone feels lost in life is because they don’t have anything to look forward to.
It is that feeling of something exciting on the horizon is what motivates us to keep going. The next vacation, the next episode of your favourite series, an upcoming movie, salsa lessons, your kid’s birthday, the next promotion at work, and so on. These are all examples of events that we eagerly look forward to and that’s what drives us to continue doing what we do every day. The same principle applies when you are working out regularly but feel lost or demotivated:
YOU DON’T HAVE ANYTHING TO LOOK FORWARD TO
Here are two major reasons for the above problem:
1. You Don’t Have Goals to Track Progress
Goals are extremely important, not just for tracking progress but also to ensure that you have a definite focus leading yourself in the right direction. Without definite goals, it’s like having all the ingredients in place but not knowing what exactly to prepare for dinner… It’s pointless!
Start Setting SMART Goals
S — Specific
The goal must be clear and specific. An example of a vague fitness goal is “I want to get fit” or “I want to lose fat”. A specific goal would be something like “I want to lose 2 inches off my waist” or “I want to…