- Vary your routine or change your scenery
A new variation on your favorite activity If you’ve always exercised indoors, move your workout outside for a welcome change of scenery.
- Try something entirely new
Make it something you never dreamed you’d do. If you’ve always stuck to solitary pursuits, sign up for a team sport. Or something fun and exciting that you have on uour bucketlist. How about mountain climbing or kite-surfing?
Exercise companions add a social element to any routine. Personally Intrain with 3 hyper JackRussells – or shall I rather say they train me. But you can Ask a friend to be your workout partner, you won’t skip a workout if someone is waiting for you.
Working out to stay in shape is fine, but setting a goal such as finishing a 10k race or completing a rough water swim will give your daily workouts more meaning. Have a look at races and activities in your area.
- Treat yourself to a workout gadget or accessory
Heart-rate monitors, step counters (some really slick ones out now) aquatic toys and other exercise gadgets can make your workouts more fun and challenging. I think my next one might even be a @GoPro
Reaching a fitness goal is a no-brainer excuse to treat yourself to something new. A massage, those new trainers, an evening out, or something that makes you feel great.
- Focus on how good exercise makes you look and feel
I always feel great after a workout even if I initially didn’t even want to go? It picks me up right away! I use imagining having this feeling to motivate me the next time I am thinking about blowing off that workout!