Motivation is important in your life for some or the other reason. Even, you need motivation to stay healthy. Without motivation you cannot get results even if you follow the perfect diet, or the best fitness program in the World!
“Motivation is what gets you started and habit what gets you going” is a famous quote that correctly describes the role of motivation in fitness.
It is not a single day game to keep yourself fit and fine, but a lot of hard work and dedication is required, and for this purpose you need motivation. It will be very difficult in initiating stage, but when you would start getting results, you will find it easier.
To keep yourself healthy and happy, we have grouped 6 motivational tips below. Take a look:
#1 Understanding the Need of Good Health:
‘Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.’ Many people neglect the I mportance of staying healthy. A good health means a fit and fine body with a calm and clear mind. A healthy body is important to withstand the physical hard work, while a calm and clear mind is needed to make decisions to accomplish our work!
‘A good health is a way to happiness.’ Unless people understand the importance and meaning of a good health, there is no point for them to get motivated. The moment they realize this truth, they will start looking for motivation.
#2 Love Yourself:
‘Encourage yourself, believe in yourself, and love yourself. Never doubt who you are.’ If you want to feel motivated from inside, feel good about yourself-no matter what your size, color, structure is. A positive feeling for yourself will give you a reason to improve yourself every day and your insight will thus, motivate you to do so. You will look out for things and people, who could help you in keeping yourself fit and healthy. A informative post on How to Love Yourself with Pictures.
#3 Rethink Your Role Model:
It is a human tendency to follow their role models in terms of looks, lifestyle, body, thoughts, etc. Role models are really a great motivational source for people. For example, the stars and sport persons influence common people a lot, which inspires them to adopt a healthy routine, followed by their favourite stars. But remember to choose role models that help you feel good about who you are, rather than the ones who make you feel bad. Role models are to improve yourself and not to make you feel bad about yourself.
#4 Set Your Goal & Stick to It:
Setting up realistic and achievable goals in every field is the best way to motivate yourself to attain something. If you have a goal to lose your weight, you will definitely encourage yourself to do activities that can help you in achieving your desired goal. You will work hard with strong determination if you stick to your goal. Also, start with simple goals and slowly move towards the harder ones. You will find it easy to stick to them and work accordingly
#5 Have Fun:
Have fun in whatever you do. If you have decided to stay fit and healthy, do not just take it as a responsibility or a burden. Imagine the post- positive results and try to achieve them with activities that make you enjoy doing them. Try to be happy and smile always. Your smile and happiness about your goals will bring excitement to you and this excitement will bring motivation.
#6 Celebrate Your Success:
Remember, goals cannot be achieved in a day. Each fulfilled goal is a step towards the right direction. So, enjoy each and every success- no matter how small it is. These little attainments will motivate you to continue with your efforts. Never give up or lose hope! Every single success has a value and each one is worthy of a moment of delight.
‘The key to staying motivated is similar to fuel in a car—you don’t need the motivation tank to be full to drive, you just need to prevent it from running empty.’ Following these simple motivational tips, will definitely inspire you to adopt measures to keep yourself fit and fine.
Jonathan Curran is Author and Founder of Promotivate Speakers Bureau. We provide health, business, conference and inspirational speakers to schools, organizations and conferences. I am considered as an industry expert on motivational speakers in UK. We also represent health speakers and Ann Salter is one of our best speaker who speak on health related topics.