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The Athletic Club

of Overland Park
11 Sep 2015

Fitness Motivation from Kansas City Fitness Club

Do you ever struggle to get motivated to exercise? I’m sure that has been true for all of us at one point or another. Well, take a look at some ways to get motivated from Kansas City fitness club, The Athletic Club!

Make the decision everyday to choose your health as a top priority. It can be beneficial to work out in the morning to reduce the excuses you may come up with throughout the day. It will also give you a nice boost of energy to get your day started right!

When you start feeling like you can’t run another minute or do another rep, remind yourself why you began to work out.

When you start talking yourself out of a workout consider that if you don’t do it now- you might not do it ever. The truth is, you could procrastinate indefinitely. So, instead, just get up and show up! You may find it easy to skip a workout if you’re working out alone. But, if you find a gym partner or join a group fitness class, others can help hold you accountable.

If you find that people in your life are being naysayers about your fitness, use that as motivation to keep pushing yourself further!

Learn to celebrate the small victories in your fitness journey. This will give you the motivation you need to keep going! When you accomplish a new fitness goal, post it on Facebook or tell your co-workers. Sometimes getting encouragement from friends and family is all the inspiration you need!

Be conscious of the workout you are doing and make it something you really enjoy. Try to shift your idea of a workout from a task to an accomplishment. This can really impact  your motivation to begin the workout and the way you feel afterwards.

Now it’s up to you! Try some of these tips and see the impact they can have on your fitness journey! The Athletic Club is a great Kansas City fitness center option to help you with your fitness needs!