Beginner Motivation Needed!!

7 posts | Original | Recent
 
10984473_10153312576301558_4603014629452507496_n_thumb
7 Posts
Jan 2, 2016 9:57am
via Android

Hey Guys!

Great to have the option to collaborate and look for some motivation around here

So, i am just starting out with workouts. Any words of advise to help keep myself motivated are welcome!!

02 Jan
Me 2 so let's start I can help
02 Jan
Great Heba 1, lets get started then
Image_thumb
54 Posts
Jan 2, 2016 3:21pm
via Android

for me, the best motivation is to set a goal, write it down, mayb add it to my online calendar with reminders, and the biggest part for me is telling people I will be doing it; bcause then I feel bound to do it so I'm not a liar or failure. we each have to find what works as motivation for us. verbal accountability, a picture of an outfit or slimmer us hanging on the fridge, a person that will text us weekly, etc

10984473_10153312576301558_4603014629452507496_n_thumb
7 Posts
Jan 2, 2016 3:49pm
via Android

I agree. The problem with me goes something like; i start with a bang and i knock myself out too quickly. I just can't stay disciplined somehow. I find no way of getting over my laziness.

Image_thumb
54 Posts
Jan 2, 2016 3:53pm
via Android

maybe- make a schedue on a calendar. only workout for a specific number of day a week. 3 or 4. to avoid burn out. schedule in breaks, to avoid burn out.
a goal is good. a goal with a detailed plan/schedule is better. identify your main problem (burnout?) and find a way to work around it (less days/shorter workout times).. Still have a need for the fitness scene and you have reached your limit of workouts for the week? Research fitness topics. keep a notebook of everything you learn and have questions about.

10984473_10153312576301558_4603014629452507496_n_thumb
7 Posts
Jan 2, 2016 3:57pm
via Android

Thanks a lot for this!

I think i need to get my body accessed somehow. Cuz i really have no clue where to begin. I will be joining a gym by the end of January. But before that, i need to find out my strengths and weeknesses.

In addition to burnout, i really think i am too low on energy. And i have no idea how to counter this low energy conundrum.

Image_thumb
54 Posts
Jan 2, 2016 4:04pm
via Android

i experience low energy daily. (I havesome chronic health hurdles.) What helps for me: eating lots of protein spread through out the day (not getting on the Low Carb bandwagon!), Making sure I get enough iron and vitamin D, enough water, enough sleep

10984473_10153312576301558_4603014629452507496_n_thumb
7 Posts
Jan 2, 2016 4:15pm
via Android

Thanks again. i shall take your advice seriously.

I guess i can really learn from your experience.

If i need more help, can i ask you later on?

02 Jan
sure. maybe you can get some bloodwork from your health provider, too. will your gym provide some free sessions with trainers?
02 Jan
By bloodwork, do you mean blood test? No free sessions with trainer, i am afraid.
02 Jan
yes, a blood test.
02 Jan
What kind of blood test? I mean any idea so i can ask my doctor. And how can the blood test help in my fitness goals?
02 Jan
the blood test can see if there is a reason for low energy. not enough iron? high white blood cell count? let your doctor know you are starting a workout prgorm and feel tired all the time so wanted a baseline check up/blood test to make sure everything is OK before you get started. maybe you ust just need more sleep, but maybe you are low in something, like Vitamin B. wont hurt to check things out
Reply


Skimble-workout-trainer-download-app-recommended-programs

Download_app_store_ios Download_google_play_android_172x51


Workout Trainer Forums

Welcome Wagon

6,187 topics, 38,218 posts

Motivation & Support

8,529 topics, 41,848 posts

App Updates

6 topics, 35 posts

Ask the Pros

706 topics, 1,798 posts

Workouts and Programs

2,874 topics, 12,158 posts

Trainer Tools

3 topics, 14 posts

Featured Training Programs

Cardio Kick: Condition

Cardio Kick: Condition

Casual Time 2 Weeks
At-Home Bootcamp

At-Home Bootcamp

Moderate Time 4 Weeks
Weight Loss 1

Weight Loss 1

Casual Time 4 Weeks
Kettlebell: Stabilize

Kettlebell: Stabilize

Casual Time 3 Weeks
Cross Training with Yoga

Cross Training with Yoga

Intense Time 4 Weeks
Lose It. Tone It!

Lose It. Tone It!

Casual Time 4 Weeks

Featured Workouts

Beginner Upper Body

Beginner Upper Body

Casual Ic_time_32x32 24 mins  
Shoulders   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Dumbbell, Bench
Lower Body & Abs Workout

Lower Body & Abs Workout

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 8 mins  
Core  
C-Lower Body & Abs Workout 04/2017

C-Lower Body & Abs Workout 04/2017

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 30 mins  
Core   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Jump Rope
Lit Legs

Lit Legs

Intense Ic_time_32x32 34 mins  
Lower Body  
Warm It Up

Warm It Up

Casual Ic_time_32x32 8 mins  
Core  
Lower Body & Abs Workout

Lower Body & Abs Workout

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 8 mins  
Core