How to Keep Yourself Motivated to Work Out Even When You Don’t Want To?

Do you always feel motivated to work out?

If someone tells you that they are always motivated to work out, then there is a high probability that they might be bluffing. It is not an easy task even for professionals to keep them motivated all the time. There are numerous benefits of regular physical workouts. The study shows that regular workouts can also enhance your mental health. Despite being informed about all the benefits of physical workouts, one may not be motivated to get involved in workouts.

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However, just because we don’t feel like getting involved in workouts does not mean that we should not be involved in regular workouts. According to the statistics, around 74% Americans are either obese or overweight. Do you think that all of them are overweight or obese because they are uninformed about the ways to remain healthy? No, it is not the case. It is because they just ignore the facts. You don’t want to ruin your health, do you?

What can you do to keep yourself motivated to work out even when don’t want to?

You will be lazier as the time passes by if you skip physical workouts in a regular basis. Even simple workouts, such as kegel exercises for men, can become tedious. Here are 5 ways to keep you motivated to work out.

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1. Call your friends, and workout together

Sometimes you may feel lazy to work out on your own. This is when having someone at your side can make you feel energetic to work out. You will not feel bored and lazy when you have someone doing work out with you. Having a nice talk about fitness and doing things together can help both you and your friend. Sometimes you can compete with your friend as well just to add more fun to your workout. Check out the list of workouts, which can be done together and start doing it instead of taking a rest without any particular reason.

2. Digital fitness

There are plenty of disadvantages of technology, and there are also numerous advantages of technology. You can take an advantage of technology to ward off your lazy feeling. Just search for the routine, which can be easily done at your home. Make sure you will have fun doing them as well. Convert your mobile phone into your fitness teacher with the help of internet connection and fitness apps. Doing this will get you going and you will be motivated to work out at your home even when you’re feeling lazy. There are plenty of guides and cool fitness apps on the internet if you just search for them. Plus, the internet is the perfect place to search for tips to lose weight.

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3. Don’t procrastinate and just do it

Taking the first step is really important to get started. When you say tomorrow, then it will always be tomorrow. Just do it. You will find that your body will be filled with energy to work out just after you take the first step. Starting is always hard, but when you do take the first step, you will feel excited. Congratulate yourself and don’t stop.

4. Bribe yourself

In addition to numerous benefits of regular squat, won’t you be excited if someone actually pays you for your workout? You will be motivated, Am I right? According to the research, it was found that those who were paid $100 to attend the gym doubled their attendance. This reward can significantly boost your energy to workout. You might be wondering who would pay you for your work out. Well, the one who doesn’t live a healthy lifestyle will pay for your workout. Try an app like Pact. It will pay you for living a healthy lifestyle.

5. Put on your workout clothes

Sometimes putting on your workout clothes at night before can motivate you to work out early in the morning. When you wake up, watch yourself in the mirror, and then suddenly you find yourself in workout clothes, it will remind you of the first job you need to get done in the morning. After you find yourself in workout clothes in the morning, the first thing you want to do is a little warm-up to get you ready for extra workouts. Moreover, you will also get some extra time for an additional workout if you don’t have to allocate time to get ready to workout.


There are numerous benefits of physical workouts, and these benefits are only for those who are involved in regular workouts. The people who occasionally work out cannot extract all the wonderful benefits of exercises. You may argue by saying “It won’t matter a lot if I take rest for a single day.” Well, this is how a person becomes lazy. Stop making excuses and start working hard if you want to have a healthy life and an attractive body.

Written by Valentin Bosioc

Valentin Bosioc - wellness specialist, certified personal trainer, certified fitness instructor, celebrity trainer, Musclemania Champion, Ninja Warrior Semifinalist, world wide motivator!

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