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  • 1

    Work out with a friend - you're less likely to cancel or cut corners.

    zeenat
  • 2

    Top athletes do Pilates for core strength, endurance, flat abs and toned muscles. Why not give it a try?

    Johnny
  • 3

    If you can chat comfortably whilst exercising, you're not working hard enough!

    Johnny
  • 4

    Your best training aid could be your iPod. Put a great compilation of workout music together to motivate yourself!

    Johnny
  • 5

    Avoid cramps while running by inhaling when your left foot hits, and exhaling when your right foot hits. Use a 3 or 4 count between breaths.

    Aeorik
  • 6

    You don't just have to burn calories in the gym. Get out the Hoover, or do some DIY

    zeenat
  • 7

    If at all possible, exercise first thing in the morning. As the day wears on, youll find more excuses to skip exercising Get it checked off your list

    Cheissa
  • 8

    You don't have to spend money to work out. Youtube has lots of free exercise videos that you can stream from home.

    Johnny
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  • 9

    Nike says it best when you're feeling not quite 100% motivated to work out: Just do it.

    steinz
  • 10

    If you're having trouble finding the motivation to work out, consider using a trainer. It'll help you force yourself to go since money is on the line.

    Johnny
  • 11

    Eat a banana 15-60 minutes after a long workout to replenish your body with the banana's proteins, carbohydrates and potassium.

    zeenat
  • 12

    Eat something substantial about 2 hours before working out for increased energy.

    mmurph211
  • 13

    When you run you don't have to win, just finish. In my mind that's a win.

    mmurph211
  • 14

    Aeorik wrong in breathing tip. Exhale when left foot hits. avoid stitch in your side. the pain is strain on liver from exhaling when right foot hits.

    hkwr27
  • 15

    Make it super easy to work out, even if it means a DVD, set of weights, a yoga mat and your home television.

    mmurph211
  • 16

    Get your workout gear on. Once you're dressed, make it a point to tell yourself that there is no going back. (You will workout, and it will feel good)

    momojone
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  • 17

    When you feel like taking a nap, try the gym instead.

    kjurczyk24
  • 18

    Take five to 10 minutes to warm up and cool down properly.

    Cheissa
  • 19

    When running move against traffic so you can see upcoming vehicles better. Also carry ID in case something happens to you.

    shelby
  • 20

    Look into high-intensity interval training (HIIT) for improving performance with short training sessions.

    rosalin
  • 21

    Workout with a friend so you can motivate each other. It's very easy to bail on your 2 mile run, and much harder to bail on your friend.

    beachcomber
  • 22

    Get a Buddy Grab a friend to join you. Having a social aspect to exercising can boost your commitment to the exercise habit.

    Cheissa
  • 23

    Create your post-workout shake you need 50 grams of whey isolate protein powder, 5 grams of creatine, 50-75 grams (or more) of dextrose Mix Drink

    Cheissa
  • 24

    Drink water! 30 minutes of intense exercise will require 30 additional ounces of water during the day. 50 minutes/50 ounces, etc.

    Poolhound
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  • 25

    Practice yoga so you can remain active in physical sports as you age.

    mmurph211
  • 26

    Cardio is not confined to the treadmill. Post Strength work, Intervals are VERY effective; try Sprints, Bag Work or barbell complexes!

    santo80
  • 27

    When running let your jaw hang loose, don't bunch up your shoulders close to your ears, and occasionally shake out your hands and arms to stay relaxed

    nessbake
  • 28

    Running against traffic allows the runner to be in command. Anyone who is alert and agile should be able to stay alive.

    nessbake
  • 29

    Day to day consistency is more important than big mileage. Then you're never shot the next day.

    nessbake
  • 30

    Think chest/hips/push, or CHP, when it's time for uphill running. Chest up, hips forward, push strongly off each foot.

    nessbake
  • 31

    Grab a buddy; youre more likely to stick to a routine and push yourself harder when you workout with a friend.

    lafter27
  • 32

    A cool down can be more important than a warm up.

    Aeorik
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  • 33

    Exercise and weight loss is a science. If you eat correctly and do the right thing in the gym, It's not a question, You will see results.

    hkwr27
  • 34

    Working out doesn't have to be boring. Make it fun!

    g.kepscaith
  • 35

    To gain muscle quickly, consume 1-2 grams of protein per pound of body weight you weigh, per day.

    Joshua
  • 36

    Workout while traveling without carrying heavy equipment. Fill up empty water bottles to use as hand weights.

    A.Orourke
  • 37

    Repetition can be boring and demotivating. Go with a friend to the gym or a new class for fresh ideas and to exercise different muscles.

    Holliday
  • 38

    Set a reachable goal, like "3 times a week".

    faaque812
  • 39

    Save money, walk to the playground, work out on the equipment. Don't forget to stretch first.

    faaque812
  • 40

    Start your workout with a foam roll routine no longer than 5 mins. Will increase blood flow and prevent soreness. Great pre-warm up

    lovepositiveen
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  • 41

    Passion4profession.com is a good source for home workout especially if you are new in this and don't know which exercise works which muscle.

    aokee
  • 42

    Whenever you feel lazy, remember the word: "the pain of regret is greater than the pain of discipline". Never lose the discipline.

    sahinrecan
  • 43

    never lose the reality. you workout cause you want your muscles, your body to ease your life. remember in every move. keep it simple.

    sahinrecan
  • 44

    The first 2 weeks are the hardest part, after that it should become routine.

    chibismalls
  • 45

    If you can do 15 reps, you are not using enough weight.

    chibismalls