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SONG25 SparkPoints: (0)
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6/13/12 3:50 P

KNow that there are people out there that can be motivated by you. Me for instance.:) I was just sitting here on the computer, when I saw your post it was comforting to see that others sometimes lack motivation, too. Now, I am going to log out and go do some yoga. Thanks for reminding us that we are all human and sometimes need a little push from others. (This is my little push for you. Drink a big glass of water and take a long walk. You know you are worth it.:)

SWANATOPIA Posts: 1,049
6/13/12 2:42 P

Turn on some motivating music and run in place for five minutes to get your adrenaline going and then run out the door! Forced motivation....I do it everyday!



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CHEETARA79 SparkPoints: (83,786)
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6/13/12 10:51 A

Bribe yourself. Go out for that walk and when you get home, give yourself a non-food reward.

You don't have to eat the whole thing.
ARCHIMEDESII SparkPoints: (157,300)
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6/13/12 10:20 A


Do you have a calendar or appointment book ? How about scheduling a daily 30 minute walk ? You may find it motivating to do something if you "schedule" that something. You don't have to do a lot to start a regular exercise program. Why not start with a daily 30 minute walk ? There are Spark members who will tell you how they lost 100+ pounds just by walking and watching what they ate.

You can't keep procrastinating. At some point, you really do have to motivate your own butt to get moving.

ZORBS13 SparkPoints: (129,017)
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6/12/12 10:42 P

don't think about it. just get your butt out the door and go.

report back here later.

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SANTANA90 SparkPoints: (0)
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6/12/12 10:34 P

i tend to say ima go for a walk or ima go do this but thn i dont...
i need motivation or a friend to go workout with any suggestions or anything...let me know

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