Do you remember the last time you woke up determined to go for a walk, head to the gym, or do some sort of physical activity in order to burn calories and lose weight, but didn’t make it out of bed until it was too late to do anything?
What’s that you say? That describes most of your days? Well, then, here’s the article for you!
Our latest FitBriefing, “Is Your Exercise Plan Just Another Diet?,” was written with you in mind. If you don’t feel like clicking through, maybe this snippet from it will inspire you.
You work hard to burn calories, exercising even though you really don’t like it, often pushing your body to its limits day after day. You ignore feelings of fatigue, minor injuries, boredom and dread and just keep going. Until one day you can’t. So you don’t. All-or-nothing thinking sabotages you as one day turns into several, then into weeks and even months because the idea of working so hard isn’t something you can motivate yourself to do again. So you sit on the couch, often overeating, until you get so disgusted with yourself, you start the cycle again.
Go ahead, click through. You’ll find 4 tips for how to become a regular exerciser that can help you go beyond burning calories to find the motivation that will keep you moving.
Then come back and tell us what you think!