As I’m getting ready to go to the gym, I thought for our first #fitnessfriday post I would talk about motivation. What do we really mean by motivation, because I feel it’s different for everyone. We know scientifically motivation results from the interaction of both conscious and unconscious factors. I know for myself if I feel rushed I almost feel less motivated and maybe that’s one of my conscious inhibitors, I also know I struggle with my body image and depression and sometimes those feelings are there unconsciously, which is why I am pushing in a healthy manner to try and learn to love my body which for me includes working out and more physical activity. I don’t just want to talk about the inhibiting factors though, there are things such as friends who offer to go with me to the gym or ask to go hiking that often gives me that push I sometimes need. Let me not ramble on though, what pushes you and what do you feel holds you back?
After Gym Thoughts
It wasn’t much for #fitnessfriday, but I’m also about to go walk a gorgeous pup. My theory lately even 30 minutes is enough, is it where I want to be no, but I’m working back to where I want to be. I used to almost live in my gym, but I also wasn’t happy with my body even though I “looked great”. As I said I’m trying to focus on mind, body, and spirit and I know it will all come together.