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How do I stay motivated?

I will start an exercise program, and for about three weeks I am really good at woring out everyday. After that, I lose motivation. How do you stay motivated to workout?

 
A.Perry

Asked by A.Perry at 9:52 AM on Oct. 19, 2010 in Diet & Fitness

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Answers (7)
  • I remember how much I like smaller clothes :P
    peanutsmommy1

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 9:52 AM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • Change up the workout some. When you start to feel unmotivated, just switch up your routine. Not only will your interests be up but it may avoid a plateau. GL!
    keisha613

    Answer by keisha613 at 9:54 AM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • Get a friend to excersize with you..it REALLY helps! it makes it a lot funner to have someone to laugh with and to cheer each other on. That way you can also keep each other accountable.
    BigfordBrat

    Answer by BigfordBrat at 9:58 AM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • me too!
    I rotate what I do, that's supposed to help you keep loosing weight.
    I like to rotate things like bike riding, walking gym activities and rotate with the different Richard Simmons DVDs.
    ItsMe89

    Answer by ItsMe89 at 9:58 AM on Oct. 19, 2010

  • I have made some awesome friends and joined some great groups on this site... you can also find local work out buddies on here: )

    SparkPeople.com: Get a Free Online Diet
    Memigen

    Answer by Memigen at 2:22 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • Workout buddies are great for motivation .. you can also take pics every few weeks and SEE your progress .. that will help.

    Also, you can find virtual workout buddies, log your progress, or chat with people with similar goals on my Beachbody website.
    Just click Join the Club, it's free and offers some good info.

    GOOD LUCK !
    www.beachbodycoach.com/teamjacobs
    TeamJacobsCoach

    Answer by TeamJacobsCoach at 3:19 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • Give yourself a reward meal each week, eat what you want. Take pictures weekly and take your measurements to see your progress.
    KTMOM

    Answer by KTMOM at 10:18 AM on Nov. 3, 2010