How to Get Motivated to Exercise When You Don’t Feel Like It

To get motivated to exercise when you don’t feel like it, you need a game plan.

#1~ Have a game plan! Being prepared with a written out workout plan for the day will make your time more efficiently spent at the gym and ensure a quality workout without wandering around thinking about what to do next. Hire a trainer to design a workout plan designed for Your body and to teach you proper lifting form so you feel confident executing the workout with maximum results when done correctly.

#2~ Drink a pre-workout drink!! Boosts fat burning and gets you energized to and motivated to workout with all the energy! (A few brands)

#3~ Music helps A LOT!! I get motivated when I listen to good old 90’s music. Upbeat and energizing tunes always change the state of mind and help tune out distractions to help you focus on your workout.

#4~ Always start with something you enjoy at the gym… it doesn’t have to be an exercise either. I love to start in the sauna with my music because it gets the muscles all warmed up and it feels good. I look forward to going to the gym to sit in the sauna, my happy place, first because it makes me more motivated knowing the sauna is waiting for me.

#5~ Wear something you feel good in! Maybe try a new workout outfit just for exercise!

#6~ STRETCH, STRETCH, STRETCH!! Stretch before, during and after the set for maximum flexibility. Stretching prevents injuries and the more flexible you are the more strength you can get with maximum range of motion.

#7~ Track your progress. When you see that you are getting results (weight, inches and the way clothing fits) then you will be more motivated to continue going.

#8~ Always end with cardio! This will boost endorphins to top off the workout and maximize fat burn 🔥!

Published by MerasWarriors

Mera's Warriors is a nutrition coaching and certified personal training business with 9+ years of experience. The owner, Mera Cosgrove, tailors exercises that are specific to the clients health and fitness goals, while making health fun and educational. Mera helps her clients overcome many different kinds of struggles through nutrition and exercise.

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