Are you bored with cycling, running, or swimming? When you’re dreading the thought of working out, it’s often easy to skip a day…or week. And as the days pass, you’re still uninterested and unmotivated. You’re not making progress and experiencing fewer fitness gains. Athletes get stuck in a slump at some point and it’s an […]
You know you need to workout today. That’s what you keep telling yourself. But no matter how much your brain screams internally to move, your body rebels and remains frozen in place. And it’s a common problem athletes face. So how do we pierce through this massive resistance even though we know better? If you’re not […]
Sometimes your training doesn’t pay off. It isn’t a matter of not training hard enough – you’ve trained consistently, performed speed workouts, endured long hours on the road – only to clock slower times. Every training session – even the easy ones – is like slogging through mud. All passion has drained away and what’s […]
Daily Motivation and Your Fitness Goals
If you’ve ever started working toward a goal, you know that motivation is high at the beginning. But then eventually, the act of summoning daily motivation and overcoming mental obstacles becomes a workout and chore in and of itself.
Here are two ideas to help with getting your daily motivation.
THE BEST WORKOUT MUSIC GETS YOU MOTIVATED There’s nothing like a great song to raise your energy and motivation level. Listening to music while working out is debatable (especially with runners). But, music can reduce your perceived effort, making your workout more enjoyable. The best workout music increases efficiency when synced with repetitive exercises like cycling, running, and […]