How to motivate yourself to go to the gym
If you need extra motivation to go to the gym you should read this post to find the solution
Let’s face it, going to the gym requires a willpower that not all people are able to find, because many of us know someone who after two weeks of being signed up in the gym already stopped going, claiming some of these excuses.
But do not skip the alarms, if you are the type of people who need extra motivation to visit the gym on a regular basis, we have a series of tips that can help you, or that you can recommend to that person that you think would suit you.
Take note to convert what can often seem like an ordeal, in one of the happiest moments of the day.
Go train with a friend
Choosing a good partner to share together the gym’s sports routine can be one of the most effective solutions in the short term, as long as you choose correctly that person who will accompany you. There is no point in convincing a person who, at the first moment of change, leaves the gym or the typical smart person who tries to give you advice on every move you make.
In this case it is better to find that motivated person who takes his exercise routines seriously or who helps you with the series, and if he is also a good friend and has a funny point he will help you to make it much more bearable your workouts Depending on your personality, choose the person who can motivate you to achieve your goal.
Think of the benefits of exercising
If you have ruled out the first advice because you do not know anyone who can accompany you, another good reason to go to the gym is to know the benefits that sport can bring you, both physically and psychologically.
If you manage to train 3 days a week you will quickly notice the first results on your body, such as an improvement in shape and physical condition, maintain body weight or increase flexibility and mobility of joints, to name a few. Benefits. But at the psychological level, you will also notice in the first weeks an improvement of the general well-being, an increase of the self-esteem and you will be more relaxed and you will sleep better.
Prepare a playlist to train
If you need something that activates you, preparing a good musical selection can be your best ally, as long as it is not the list of the best ballads of 2016 because it will knock down your desire to train bodybuilding or a cardio session if it is a very slow style … but boy, if it helps you to increase your mood, you can also use it!
Mobile applications can also help you
As you know there are applications for everything, even to help you not miss your appointment with the gym to train. We recently published a post about the 10 most popular applications for sports that if you have not yet read it, we recommend that you do not delay in doing so, because thanks to your mobile you will be able to record all your physical activity, mark you short or long-term goals, follow your progress, share in social networks or learn new training methods that may stimulate you more. They are small tools that can also bring you that extra motivation you are looking for.
Blame something on you get it
If you are one of those competitive people who need an incentive to complete their goals, what better to bet a dinner with your partner or a beer with your friends than you are able to attend the gym 3 days a week during the following 3 months. If you succeed, after noticing the positive results during this entire period, do not doubt that the lack of motivation to continue training in the gym will not be any obstacle.
Find the activity that goes with you
It is absurd to perform an activity that does not excite you and that is more an ordeal than something that brings out a smile every time you do it, following this path is normal that you do not want to cross the door of your house towards the gym.
The key, in this case, is to find the activity that goes with you, because it is normal to spend half an hour lifting weights and do not get excited. In this case, we recommend consulting the wide variety of directed activities that you can find in DiR gyms, for all tastes and objectives!
We hope that all these tips to motivate you to go to the gym are helpful and start applying them as soon as possible. If you want you can also share with us your own tricks to not miss the gym leaving a comment in this post.