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How to move past motivation.

You are looking at making a change in your life. Finding yourself wanting to lose some weight, gain some muscle or just increase your physical activity for general fitness. At this point you are probably feeling pretty good about your decision, making plans and mapping out your future life changes. It’s a great feeling, and the motivation you get at that time is a great catalyst to get things started. The problem comes from the fact though that motivation is a temporary substance, like your car’s gas tank it will run out.
The success you are looking for will come not from your motivation to start and continue your goals, but from the habits you will build from your motivation stage. At the beginning it’s important to use your motivation to build strong habits; this is a critical stage in your goals. It’s rarely someone’s favorite time, but cracking down and spending a month doing your diet our routine to the letter can and will lead to an easier time down the road.
When I started I …