Topic: motivation

Do I Workout Today? Gym Junkie’s Guide Makes The Decision Easier

Do I Workout Today? Gym Junkie's Guide Makes The Decision Easier

Everyone has those days when they just do not want to get their ass to the gym, out the door for a run, or on the yoga mat. We all need a rest day sometimes, and that’s just fine. But if you’re really trying keep your exercise momentum going, sometimes it’s better to actually just do it. This infographic from Gym Junkies can help you decide whether it’s truly ok to give yourself a break or to suck it up and start sweating. More »

Video: 75-Year-Old Bodybuilding Grandma Proves Age Is Nothing But A Number

Video: 75-Year-Old Bodybuilding Grandma Proves Age Is Nothing But A Number

“If ever there was an anti-aging pill, I would call it exercise,” says 75-year-old Ernestine Shepherd, of Baltimore, who runs 10 miles per day and is more ripped and strong than most 20-somethings. But here’s the most inspirational part: the bodybuilding grandma didn’t start training until she was 71. So…what’s your excuse for not hitting the weights today? More »

#30DayHomies: Join Kristen Bell, Jenna Fisher For A Twitter Workout Challenge

#30DayHomies: Join Kristen Bell, Jenna Fisher For A Twitter Workout Challenge

Veronica Mars star, Gossip Girl voice, and lover of sloths Kristen Bell has added new credentials to her resume: digital motivator. Bell, who Tweets at @IMKristenBell initiated a 30-day workout challenge for herself and her nearly 650,000 followers in May–and has even recruited celebs like new mom (and wise lady) Jenna Fischer and trainer Michelle Lovitt. They call themselves the #30DayHomies, and they are awesome. More »

Save The Date: Why Your Upcoming Vacation May Be Your Best Motivation

Save The Date: Why Your Upcoming Vacation May Be Your Best Motivation

Pre-wedding weight loss has gotten a little crazy in this country (hello, Feeding Tube Bride), but the truth is that having a clear goal, like a wedding or a vacation, in mind when trying to lose weight (or get stronger, eat healthier, or do anything that requires a little motivation) may be the best tool in your proverbial shed. According to Reuters, having an achievable goal with a set end-point can help ward off fitness fatigue, and help you get where you want to be. More »