Let me describe a moment for you; that moment when you set a new goal for yourself. A goal that you really want to achieve, but one that requires a large dose of motivation. You may have already attempted it, and given up—but this time is different. This time, you’re convinced that you’ll get there!
Why do we feel so confident when we’re getting ready to face a challenge? Is it due to the anticipation of trying something new? Imagine that you’re going shopping for a new workout outfit. A new shirt, some pants and the shoes of your dreams. The second after making your purchases you can hardly wait to put everything on. You’ll probably wear that outfit several times during the first few months. Yet slowly, the pieces will lose their appeal, and become just like your other clothes. You loved them so much—but both their newness, and your interest for them gradually faded away.
The feeling we get when we’re about to begin something new seems to be a key factor in our motivation. With this in mind, it seems that an interesting option to consider would be to vary our workouts in order to maintain our highest level of motivation. Here are a few tips to help you implement changes that will have a positive impact on your motivation:
Interesting fact: A survey carried out by the firm Lanla revealed that our clients had more motivation when they combined several of these workout alternatives. Which new idea will you try out this week?