The Pro’s & Pro’s of Exercise
Motivation– ‘being emotionally moved to take action,’
Motivation is fuel to the fire when it comes to sticking to your healthy eating and exercise regime.
It’s the key to all success. There are many factors in life that determine the amount of motivation we have at any given time. It is a reflection of how much we desire to have something or some situation. Desire and determination have the ability to spark our motivation into a particular path. How do we spark this motivation to eat healthy and exercise regularly?
Before I go into that let me just share this quote with you-
“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar.
So today I am going to help you with tips and tricks to help you stay motivated and on track using the pro’s and pro’s
This is a great way to motivate yourself, and you can use this technique for many different excuses!
Today I'll give you an example of using it when it comes to exercise adherence. First, you will go through the pro’s of NOT exercising then the pro’s of exercise. Still with me? I’ll explain below...
Pro’s of NOT exercising
Not getting sweaty
Relax on the couch
Pro’s OF exercising
Increase in metabolism
Increased sense of well being
Increased bone strength
Increased fitness level
Increased joint range of motion or flexibility
Improved sense of well being;
Increased muscular strength;
Improved glucose regulation
Decreased blood pressure
Improved sleep patterns and levels of anxiety.
Combats chronic diseases
Feel a sense of accomplishment
… and I could keep going if you like?
Having those two comparisons in front of you, you can see why getting out and exercising is definitely worth you getting a little sweaty! You can also use this for sticking to your healthy eating regime or anything you find hard to stay motivated to do!