For many people, the biggest challenge to getting in shape is simply finding the motivation it takes to put in the time and the effort. But there are some effortless ways to encourage yourself to work out to lose weight, build muscle and transform your body. Here are some tips I learned along the journey to my own fitness success.
Health and fitness is about more than looking good on the beach
When I first started working out, I did it because I wanted to look good on the beach with my shirt off. My goal was to gain a lot of muscle mass quickly. It was all about getting ripped. If my motivation hadn’t changed I wouldn’t have continued to work out. I wasn’t building muscle as fast as I hoped but I was seeing other changes. My energy level was improving. My stress level decreased. Heart problems I experienced for years were getting better. Even my digestion and complexion improved. In short, I felt great even without a six pack.
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