Where your heart is now: 5 Ways to Get Motivated to Go to the Gym

Friday, August 26, 2016

5 Ways to Get Motivated to Go to the Gym

Sports Bra: Reebok Tank: Marshall's, similar here in white Shorts: Nike Tennis Shoes: Nike 'Roshe One' 

Today I thought I would share with you a little different post than normal. Now I don't know about you but I go through spells with working out. I swear one month I'm like really into it then the next I don't even want to think about going to the gym. So I thought I would write a post about 5 ways you can use to get motivated to go to the gym if you are on the struggle bus like I have been! So here we go:

1. Buy Cute Gear. Yes. I know when I saw these Nike's I was more pumped to workout because I had new shoes. I think all girls would agree ;)

2. Invite a Friend! When I used to live in my hometown we all did a bootcamp together and it made it so much easier to go and harder not to go because I knew my friends would be there lol. They are great motivation. 

3. Try a Fun Class. The gym Justin and I just signed up for not to long ago has a ton of classes I've been wanting to try (one of them being Hip Hop!). I know if I had a scheduled class every week I would definitely go. 

4. Download a New Playlist. I pay like $10 a month for Spotify and it is the best investment ever. They have a new music Friday and I always create a new playlist from that. New music always gets me excited to workout. 

5. Stop Thinking about it and Just Do It. Ok so maybe I stole part of Nike's slogan...but it's true! 

How do you stay motivated to workout or go to the gym? 

32 comments:

  1. Great tips and I love your cute workout gear!

    -Nataly
    www.beautifullyelegantblog.com

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  2. I also find it so hard to stay motivated and go to the gym! Bringing a friend is always great!
    xo Jessica
    www.whatsfordinneresq.com

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  3. "Just do it" is THE motto. I always need to put on my workout clothes and get out of the damn door or it won't happen. Loved this motivation post, you look amazing!
    http://stopdropandvogue.com

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    1. Lol I know that's what I meant like the end of #5. Thanks girl.

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  4. Love these motivational tips! Your workout gear is the cutest!!

    xO - Steph

    www.urbanblonde.com

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  5. You go girl!! I love the fact that you enjoy working out.

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    1. Lol lets not go that far. I just do it because I know I need to ;)

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  6. Great tips and such fun photos! I am a huge advocate of cute gear and a great playlist! As someone who actually loves to train alone, I personally don't do much in the way of classes or the buddy system anymore (blame 20 years of teaching group fitness and a doing personal training in a gym setting, lol), it is SO important for so many! Great post!
    X,
    Heather
    www.alittlecasual.com

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    1. Thanks girl! I know I actually like working out alone most of the time too but when a friend is with me it's fun!

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  7. I definitely needed this! I have been major slacking on the gym front and needed some motivation!! Thanks girlfriend!

    xo Kelsey | www.chasingcinderellablog.com

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  8. LOVE these tips and babe, you look INCREDIBLE!!! xo

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  9. I love this post! Cute workout clothes have been my motivation to go, for sure!

    xo, Amanda | www.thegoldengirldiary.com

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  10. I needed this since I skipped today! haha! Thanks girl!

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  11. I totally needed this article! It's easy for me to go out and play tennis, but the gym and barre is so much harder!! cute work out gear, and a buddy definitely help, and keep you accountable lol xoxo
    sam
    www.findingfabulousonline.com

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  12. Couldn't agree more with the JUST DO IT! Like yes my cute leggings motivate me but at the end of the day I'm going to feel mentally better if I do it, so JUST DO IT :) Cute post, Nicole XX, Donna

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  13. Great post! yes bringing a friend helps! I have not been consistent in working out and want to get back on track! You look amazing!

    XOXO
    Cindy
    www.foreignfreshfierce.com

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  14. Love these tips! I'm all about the workout gear for sure. Hugs, Kait
    www.baskinginburgundy.com

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  15. Hey there HOTTIE!!! I agree wearing cute gear and taking a fun class. I can't seem to find the perfect workout buddy. I'm still searching. Btw, love those tennies!!


    xoxo,
    Angelle
    www.dashingdarlin.com

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  16. Such great tips! I totally agree on the cute gear! It really does help! xo

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