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Pay Yourself To Workout.


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At the beginning of the week, I put $10 in a glass vase in my bathroom counter. I keep it if I exercise 5 times a week; each session must last at least 45 minutes and make me break a sweat. If I don't make my goal, I lose money: I only get to keep $1 for each workout during the week.

Money motivates me and not losing money motivates me even more. I plan to use the money in the vase to buy a nice piece of jewellery when I make my goal weight. In the mean time, I get a visual reminder of how far I've come. It took me a while to find the rules that work for me; But $$$ works!
- Submitted by GORIANA 7/16/2010 in Motivation | 3 Comments
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GLITTERGIRL69 7/31/2010 3:42:00 AM

    great idea!!!
GORIANA 7/19/2010 3:43:00 PM

    I never thought about what to do with the lost money. I usually just take it out of the reward vase and put it back in my wallet to spend on necessities. But, a donation is a good idea.
ARTKATT 7/18/2010 3:18:00 AM

    What do you do with the rest of the money if you "lose" it? Charity fund? Other?

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