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Know how you can motivate yourself to exercise!

Exercise & Fitness By Himanshu Sharma , Onlymyhealth editorial team / Nov 07, 2017
Know how you can motivate yourself to exercise!

Motivate Yourself to Workout: Toning your body or shaping up muscle mass is solely your responsibility. Here are some ideas that will keep you motivated for working out.

Every starter seems to follow-up with  ‘working out feels good, I’ll do it forever’, but this level of motivation cools down slowly and the progress gets affected in the mid-way. The descending trend continues and muscle building activity goes for a toss.

Mentioned below are some advice that will keep you abreast with workout schedule.


Choose a fitness centre close to home. Convenient commutation to the place will ensure that you don’t miss out on workout. Travelling after working out hampers everyday schedule; impacting sleep, studies and other aspects. Daily routine becomes manageable if workout place is close to your home.

Try new

Stick to your workout regimen but always try new things! One of the ways to make physical training interesting is by mixing low-intensity with high-intensity exercises.

Tracking progress & setting goals

Keeping a measure of physical exercises along with its frequency is one of the crucial aspects. This not only reflects your progress but also inspires you to achieve one step beyond and closer to your goal. Tracking progress will also help you set attainable goals for yourself.

Enjoying tasks/activities

The workout schedule must include tasks and activities that you love to practice. Getting engaged in interesting physical training activities will certainly boost the productivity up. 

Adherence to schedule

Gymnasium should be visited every day at a particular time. Instead of waiting or getting indolent, one should be inspired enough to tell themselves about exercising options. Physical activity is as important as breathing, eating and sleeping.


Workout with music eliminates physical discomfort. Choose music tracks that switch on your rhythm while exercising. If you have no idea of the kind of song tracks to listen to while working out, have a look at fitness websites that are loaded with suggestions. If you are not much into music, you can download a podcast or lecture that interests you.

Gym partner

A passionate gym partner will always inspire you and stick to the schedule. Convince or ask your friends to accompany you at the gynasium and help you derive the desired benefits.

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