What motivates you?
As I’ve been spending more time on my fitness, I’ve been thinking a bit more about what motivates me—not just at the gym, but across the board. (How we do anything is how we do everything.)
And at first, I was finding that maybe I’m not typical.
A personal trainer or workout buddy pushing me past my limit and telling me I can do more, am stronger, etc. Not at all motivating. In fact, if I’m working at capacity, I find that doesn’t help at all.
Setting personal records and meticulously tracking how much weight I am lifting or how many steps I’m taking? Not that interested. No pain, no gain? Not my thing.
My friends? My partner? They eat that stuff up. But me? I’m motivated by results. Continue Reading