Skip Nav
Healthy Eating Tips
If You're Trying to Lose Weight and Failing, Read This
Kayla Itsines
A Before and After That Proves a Number on the Scale Means Nothing
Healthy Eating Tips
Road-Trippin' Vegetarians Rejoice: Here Are Your Healthiest Fast Food Options

Looking For Motivation: Use Your Imagination

We all hit slumps, when we either don't want to exercise or working out just doesn't feel as good as it used to. When you hit the wall, using your imagination can help motivate you to get up and get moving.

Imagining your workout, be it running or rowing, activates the same part of your brain as actually doing the activity. Jumping into your workout is considerably less difficult when you harness this visualization. Picture yourself barreling up the hills then skipping down the other side, and your motivation will soon follow. Mentally reviewing the technique of your sport can help work out the kinks that are causing your discomfort or hurting your performance. Use your brain and get moving.

Image Source: Getty
Ax Throwing
Alessandra Ambrosio's Best Workout Outfits
How Back on My Feet Uses Running to Combat Homelessness
Everybody Gym's Fat Kid Dance Party
From Our Partners
Latest Fitness
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds