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This isn't in the right thread, but it wouldn't let me post anon in fitness.
My boyfriend used to be really active, he used to do GCSE PE and went out and played football with his mates every day, and used to go on runs regularly. But then we went to college and he's let himself go a bit, he's starting to get a bit of a belly. Neither of us like it, and i've tried encouraging him to exercise but he isn't motivated enough! I even bought him an exercise bar, but to no avail.

I'm hoping this'll all change when we go off to uni, as he's planing on joining some clubs. But i'm realy worried about him, what do I do?
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Whatever you do don't try to make him feel bad about it. If he's not happy about it he will be willing to change it. Self motivation comes very hard for some people maybe you could offer him some incentives?
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Whatever you do don't try to make him feel bad about it. If he's not happy about it he will be willing to change it. Self motivation comes very hard for some people maybe you could offer him some incentives?
I can't really think of anything as an incentive though. Have you got any ideas?
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Think of things he likes doing, perhaps things he likes doing with you...
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Have lots of sex with him
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I was trying to guide her there subtly... nevermind
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hehe, I like that idea, but he knows that i'll do that regardless. I'll have to get my thinking cap on
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Yeah, try going swimming together, or tennis or something you both enjoy. Or sex, sex is good.

I suppose if he's not too sensative you could poke fun at it in a light hearted way. Maybe tell him what a big pillow it is when you lie on him or something. I know that sort of thing woould get to me a bit, and maybe make me think again. But I'm not normal, so it might just annoy him
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I was trying to guide her there subtly... nevermind
You have reached the limit of how many posts you can rate today :nooo:
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Threaten him "If you don't lose that belly then no sex"

Any guy in his position would turn up at the gym within the next hour lol
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hehe, I like that idea, but he knows that i'll do that regardless. I'll have to get my thinking cap on
well you could always withhold certain activities or offer him points for not being lazy that he could use to exchange for activities and not just sex say he likes playing xbox/ps3 tell him he can spend a whole evening do it and you not being mad if he goes to the gym and works out for a couple of hours? things like this - if he's not motivated you need to give him a reason to be
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Threaten him "If you don't lose that belly then no sex"

Any guy in his position would turn up at the gym within the next hour lol
an ex tried that with me... didn't work
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Refuse to be on top until he shifts some pounds.
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Threaten him "If you don't lose that belly then no sex"

Any guy in his position would turn up at the gym within the next hour lol
hehe, but...
1) he knows that I wouldn't be able to resist

2.he hates gyms

3. We haven't really got enough money to go to the gym
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We have a breakthrough people!
We were just talking on Skype, and he says he's going to go on a run everyday. He's just done one for today, and I need to keep reminding for the first week or so until he gets it into his routine!
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We have a breakthrough people!
We were just talking on Skype, and he says he's going to go on a run everyday. He's just done one for today, and I need to keep reminding for the first week or so until he gets it into his routine!
everybody wins... perhaps convince him to eat a bit healthier too?
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everybody wins... perhaps convince him to eat a bit healthier too?
yup, it'll be good in September, because i'll be doing the shopping!

Thank you everyone for you support!
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Tell the fat man to start running. Even go running with him.
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Could take up running together then you can experience it together and you can motivate each other to keep going when you start getting tired etc, and set goals that increase each day e.g. must run a little further each day without stopping. And you could even commit yourselves to an organised race so that you must train for it.
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