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    I hear of people getting up at the crack of dawn to go down to the gym and bust a move but I can hardly talk myself out of bed after hitting the snooze button three times?

    What motivates you to get up and exercise?
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    When I see weak people crying for help I get motivated to be strong and do exercise.
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    Watching slim ladies jogging!... Then again I have been mega lazy this week

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    The thought of being obese

    Also I'm at an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease etc due to a previous illness; so that's another rod in my back
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    It started off to prove an ex for leaving me along with making him regret etc. But I loved sweating it out and working out in the process, so it has just stuck by me.


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    Enjoyment? I like being fit and in shape. I like working out and exercising. When you enjoy something, motivation is never really an issue.
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    Are all of you morning exercisers? That's the part I find toughest, choosing between sleep and exercise because a lie in always wins
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    I find other people's progress motivating. I want to improve my fitness/health, and seeing others doing it and showing improvements keeps me going.

    As for the time, I just go to the gym whenever I can. Sometimes that's just before uni, sometimes after. Sometimes in the middle of the day. I've been in the gym at 8pm because it's the only time I could go that day.
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    (Original post by Queen Cersei)
    Are all of you morning exercisers? That's the part I find toughest, choosing between sleep and exercise because a lie in always wins
    I have been, but not always. I usually work out around 11am.
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    (Original post by e aí rapaz)
    I have been, but not always. I usually work out around 11am.
    Are you studying then? I would love to work out during the day but work full time.
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    seeing guys who are absolutely shredded

    also when i make progress and people notice and tell me, feelsgoodman
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    Initially it was the moment that I realised I was so fat I had to sit down to put my socks on.

    Now it's because I'm training for my first ultra marathon.
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    (Original post by Queen Cersei)
    Are all of you morning exercisers? That's the part I find toughest, choosing between sleep and exercise because a lie in always wins
    6 days a week, get up at 5.30 and at the gym by 6.45
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    (Original post by Queen Cersei)
    Are you studying then? I would love to work out during the day but work full time.
    No I work freelance from home.

    But anyway, sometimes I workout in the evening and sometimes early. If I was out at work all day, I probably would work out before work, yeah.

    used to do 6am training once a week when I used to box. (up at 5am to eat porridge an hour before). At first I hated getting up so early but when it's 8am and you've got that endorphin rush, it really sets you up for feeling good for the whole day. :cool:
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    (Original post by College_Dropout)
    6 days a week, get up at 5.30 and at the gym by 6.45
    (Original post by e aí rapaz)
    No I work freelance from home.

    But anyway, sometimes I workout in the evening and sometimes early. If I was out at work all day, I probably would work out before work, yeah.

    used to do 6am training once a week when I used to box. (up at 5am to eat porridge an hour before). At first I hated getting up so early but when it's 8am and you've got that endorphin rush, it really sets you up for feeling good for the whole day. :cool:
    I am so jealous of that motivation to get up at 5am! I've always been a night person but sometimes stuff gets in the way in the evening that prevents any exercise, do you go to bed earlier by the way?
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    Being able to eat more junk
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    It's not about motivation really. Motivation fluctuates, which means it's unreliable, and if you rely on something unreliable, you'll fail.

    I exercise because it's part of who I am. It's in my schedule. I have friends who do the same. I'm just someone who exercises.
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    (Original post by Queen Cersei)
    I am so jealous of that motivation to get up at 5am! I've always been a night person but sometimes stuff gets in the way in the evening that prevents any exercise, do you go to bed earlier by the way?
    Yeah, like 11pm.

    I used to also work out after work for a while. Get home around 6 and work out before dinner.

    If you can't get yourself motivated at ANY time of the day then you've got to question why you're even bothering to try, tbh.
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    (Original post by e aí rapaz)
    Yeah, like 11pm.

    I used to also work out after work for a while. Get home around 6 and work out before dinner.

    If you can't get yourself motivated at ANY time of the day then you've got to question why you're even bothering to try, tbh.
    Hmmm I still think it is worth trying even if I am a failure at mornings! Do you not find you have to eat before your workout though if you do it before dinner?
 
 
 
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