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Don’t go out too hard: This is the top reason that people lose motivation. They get injured, postpone a couple of sessions and then don’t go back because they’ve lost their fitness and their drive. Take it slow, don’t expect overnight fitness and set small achievable goals regularly.
Do what you enjoy: Researchers at Brown University in the US found that exercisers who are excited about their workout rather than reluctant spend 63 per cent more time doing it.
Make it social: There’s a double edge to this motivational sword: If you exercise with a buddy, you’re less likely to cancel, and having company can also make the time pass quickly and distract you from the pain of exertion. A UK study of 1000 women found that 64 per cent of those who exercised with mates pushed themselves harder than if they worked out alone.