(Closed) How do you get motivated to work out?

posted 9 years ago in Fitness
Post # 3
1042 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

I don’t think motivation for being fit is about the wedding- at least, for me. It’s about life in general, and so looking at people who are strong and have great abs (like Jillian!) definitely motivate me!

Post # 4
963 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2009 - Bernardo Winery

What motivates me is remembering how good I feel after I’ve worked out. Sometimes after work it is so hard to convince myselft to get my butt to the gym, but then I remember how much better I feel after I’ve gone and I just make myself go.

Post # 5
1718 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2008 - Winery in the Gold Country

Uhhh… what is this "work out" you speak of 😉

 I have to work out first thing in the morning, or it never happens. I could never ever work out after work. Drag your ass to the gym before your brain wakes up and convinces you otherwise!

Post # 6
497 posts
Helper bee

I have learned to always appreciate what I look like now…because in a few years I will look at pictures of myself and think, wow…I looked so much better then. The caveat to that is my current state of uber-pregnancy…I do hope to look back at this time in pictures and NOT think I am skinnier now than I (hopefully) will be then 🙂

Post # 7
2470 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Right now its seeing the scale tick down. On the days I REALLY don’t want to work out I put on my sports bra and workout clothes and then I feel like I HAVE to work out lol – is that weird?

Post # 8
408 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

I actually love to workout and it feels so good and I love to get a good sweat on so luckily I don’t need motivation. 

PENGUIN- I am with you on working out in the morning, I am at the gym faithfully at 5am, I am so used to it I have been doing for about 15 years now!  4:30am wakeup call, my friends think I am crazy!

Post # 9
1428 posts
Bumble bee

I look at my man’s six-pack abs when he’s getting dressed for work in the morning. And when I get out of bed I put on my workout clothes so I have to get on the treadmill before I can shower and get dressed to leave the house. 🙂
I’ve worked out every day since last Sunday, tomorrow will be my "day off", then back on the treadmill again on Sunday.

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