A weight loss program cannot be complete without the help of exercise. However, it takes great determination and motivation. That is just so hard to find in your system.
Yes, at some point, you get inspired while looking at sexy celebrities and may want to jumpstart right away into the gym. But give it a couple of days, maybe a week longer and you will just completely abandon it.
Exercising is a habitual process in order for it to be effective and that is just tough to develop.
Here are a few tips to motivate you into getting up and start working out.
What are the benefits of exercising?
First off, know why you are doing this to yourself. Our body needs to be physically fit and healthy. Aside from healthy food intake, exercising can help us achieve this. It helps in boosting immune system and improves blood circulation, thereby preventing us from getting various diseases. And of course, it keeps our body in shape too, burns fats and calories, and helps maintain a youthful glow. Who doesn’t want that?
Make exercise enjoyable and fun
The many benefits that we can get out from exercising should be enough to motivate us and spark determination and commitment. But sadly, this is not the case. Oftentimes, we conjure up excuses just to put if off. To solve this, get into a program that is excuse-proof. What better way to pump up yourself to do the exercise? You find the answer to that, and you’ll look forward to doing it again.
Tip: You must find that special activity that you’re so crazy about, that something that can make you get up and about on your rest day, and integrate exercise into it.
Give it your time of the day
Most of us would say we don’t have the time to exercise. In reality, we just don’t think exercise is worth our time of the day and believe that we are much better off spending our time into money generating or career developing activities. What is the difficulty in giving 3-4 hours for exercise from the 168 hours that you have in a week? Again, you can incorporate exercise from your activities like walking your dog to the park, etc.
Break your routine from time to time
Well, this is self explanatory. Routine exercising can be boring and once your body becomes accustomed to it, your routine may not be good enough to achieve weight loss. So break that routine and do belly dancing once in a while.