Do you know what’s the easiest part about working out? Getting a gym subscription.
And what’s the hardest part about it? Actually, going to the gym.
All of us want a tight ass and good abs to flex, but that will happen when you actually make effort for it! And how is that going to happen if you keep binging on chips under your blanket?
If you are not finding any motivation to work out lately, don’t worry.
Here are 6 hacks to get you that dose of motivation and your dream body;
1. Play Rock Music
It is a proven fact that music has a lot of influence on personal behavior. A good pumped-up playlist can recharge you to a lot of extents.
If you are feeling lazy while on your way to gym, start listening to a good motivational playlist, and you will instantly feel energized to take up new challenges.
2. Include Caffeine in Your Diet
Research has shown that including caffeine in your routine can boost your gymming capability. It helps to burn fat faster and reduce muscle soreness which means you will be able workout for longer hours without getting tired.
So, how should you take it? Include it as beverage in the morning or have it before you start working out. You will be able to feel the difference instantly.
3. Get a Gym Partner
If you are a serial procrastinator who always needs a push to do his workouts, then get a personal trainer or a gym partner. This can be your work colleague or even someone you met in the gym.
When you hire a personal trainer, you will naturally want to visit it more often. And also, their hard work can be good fuel for you to start working harder.
4. Make a Plan and Stick to It
The main problem with most procrastinators is that they fail to manage time.
They do not have a plan in mind, and always tend to leave the important things for the last. And by the time they reach the last part of the to-do list, they are already to tired.
I know you are nodding right now. So, take action. Make a plan and stick to it. No matter what. With consistent efforts, you wouldn’t have to try hard to stick to it. It will eventually start adapting to your daily routine.
5. Make It a Part of Your Personality
Your habits also define your personality. If you make your bed every day in the morning then you are an organized person. If you stay calm in intense situations, your personality becomes humble.
Similarly, if you work out regularly, it will become a part of your personality. You would naturally have the urge to get up and workout. On days that you don’t, you will feel uneasy. You just need to make it a part of your daily routine and eventually it will become a part of you.
6. Create an Achievable Goal
The biggest reason why most people fail to actually come to the gym is they set an extremely high goal at the beginning itself. It works fine for a few days but then it starts to stress them because they cannot cope up with the intensity of workout they had planned. And ultimately, they quit.
In order to overcome this, make small achievable goals at the start of the month. And keep capitalising on it every month… and there you go. You won’t have to worry about achieving big goals anymore.
Over to You…
It happens to all of us. Everyone goes through a slump where they feel a lack of motivation or lack of energy to continue their normal routine. And quite frankly, it’s okay to take a break.
But you need to be cautious when it gets out of control and with these 6 hacks in your kitty, it will be easier to get back on track.