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                                       

Staying warm

Not getting sweaty

Watching TV

Relax on the couch


Pro’s OF exercising

Increase in metabolism

Weight loss

Mood enhancement

Increased confidence

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 

Increased energy

Stress relief

… 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!

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