Monday, February 20, 2012


Staying Motivated to Exercise

Exercise is always a do-it-yourself venture. No other person and no machine can do it for you. Therefore, it is important to have those motivating factors so, that a person who is into exercise in order to lose weight, will hang about.

This is what people, who are overweight should learn to understand. However, even if, it's easy to set instructions and follow, this is not the same case for almost 35% of Americans who are unable to prevent being overweight.

Of course, once we are overweight, we usually want to trim down for a many reasons, some related to physical condition and fitness, while others would want to enhance their physique and appearance. Remember; it is never too late to be fit.

In the past 50 to 75 years, physical activity has become the exception rather than the rule, both at home and on the job. People tend to drive where others once walked. People tend to flick a switch and machines do the hauling, lifting, pushing, and pulling for them.

However, people who try to lose weight tend to believe that weight gain is likely to happen if, they will not take forward-looking steps to stop it.

The point here is that health experts believe that people lose their way, especially when it comes to dieting. They tend to go back to their old eating habits, even after they learn to enjoy low-fat eating. They tend to return to their inactive ways even though they enjoy exercising.

But, despite the momentum toward weight gain, you can stop it from happening, experts say. There are plenty of good reasons to avoid excess pounds, reasons that go beyond vanity or social appearance. There are many reasons in order to keep you motivated to exercise and stay healthy for the rest of your life.

Ways to Lose Big 

1. Have an explicit goal

A simple statement like, “I want to lose some weight,” is an ambiguous and an indefinite statement. It will not, in the least, motivate you to start doing exercises, immediately.

What is important is to be precise on your goals. It would be better if you set a detailed amount of pounds that you really want to lose. Envision yourself as you will look after reaching your desired weight. Doing so, will inspire you to lose weight. In fact, maybe even more than what you had planned. The idea is to use that figure to assist you to remain resilient and dedicated.

2. Develop a strategy

Will Power alone, does not work! To lose weight and stay diligent, your strategy must comprise of both exercise and diet, and not one without the other.

Try to start motivating yourself by throwing away your clothes that have bigger sizes. This will put you in a situation where you only have your sexy clothes and that you have to make a choice by staying motivated to exercise or not wear any clothes at all. Which do you prefer? O.K. don't answer that publicly! (lol) ;-)

3. Make out little, calculable measures

Put into practice actions that will suit your lifestyle. This means you have to implement moves that you and you alone will benefit from and not somebody else.

The idea here is to opt for a more positive and attainable goal and not just to shun away from being plump and chubby.

4. Create a monitoring system that has an important effect

It would be better to have somebody willing to take note of your progress or development. This will inspire you to keep on doing what you have started. Having somebody to listen to your achievements is definitely a better prize than just achieving your goal alone.

Besides, having an extra hand to support you and cheer for you when things start to fall short. It is that simple way of hearing somebody believing what you do is one of the greatest motivations to keep you exercising.

5. Construct a vigorous, sensible timeline

What do you plan to achieve in a year? Try to suit your objectives to your calendar, and do not look forward to see the results in just a snap.

The bottom line is that in order to stay motivated to exercise entails a lot of hard work, which is contrary to what most people tend to think. The main idea is to let people change their lifestyle because it is only through this way that they will absolutely change their weight…for the better.

I Truly, Hope This Helps Someone!

Bart D. Ebinger

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