Beat Yourself up and Start Training on Monday

Beat Yourself up and Start Training on Monday

You are probably familiar with the situation when you firmly decide to start training next Monday and that this is the day when there is a change in your life. Comes Monday, and therefore training. Your decision fades, your enthusiasm wanes, yet you can’t take the time to train. Also, you feel tired of physical activity after a hard day’s work.

In most cases, that famous Monday training never comes. Then, weeks and months go by without training, and you become less and less motivated, you are still overweight and you are dissatisfied with yourself. How to beat yourself, start training and persevere in that decision?

Find your main drivers

For a start, it may be best to ask yourself if you want to exercise at all and why it is important to you.

A girl finding motivation

We all have certain reasons why we want to train. You need to maintain psychophysical health, get rid of negative energy and feel good. Also, we want to look better, have shaped muscles and better posture. We need to lose weight or maybe we have a serious excess weight, or health problems with medical advice to engage in physical activity.

Why are the 3 most common excuses for non-training incorrect?

You say you can’t find time to dedicate to coaching? It’s not about not having time to train, it’s about setting priorities. Here we return to the question of why it is important for you to exercise. If training is at the top of your list of priorities, you will easily set aside time for yourself during the day and get used to your environment that training is necessary and important.

Tired girl

Do you feel that you are too tired during the day to go to training? The thing is, exercising makes us less tired. After a good and quality training, we feel that we have more strength and will. Let’s recharge our batteries for the rest of the day, and we can always choose the morning training, before all the daily obligations.

Feeling we have ‘Run out of gas’ emotionally? You may not have found the right type of training. Choose exercises that you enjoy and that give you pleasure. Vary the intensity of the exercise to prevent monotony and introduce variety.

What is the training for you?

Adjust the exercises to your temperament, lifestyle, and any problem you may have. Are you the type who likes to exercise in company, do you prefer to train alone, or do you like to have an individual trainer? Do you prefer high-intensity training with visible sweating, or are you more in favor of so-called slower training?

The exercise program should include all aspects of physical engagement – muscle strength, endurance, flexibility. Work with load is for strength, exercises that include jumping and running are for gaining fitness and endurance. Muscle stretching and flexibility are achieved with workouts such as yoga, pilates and bodyART. These are “body and mind” exercises and are useful for those who have back pain. These exercises strengthen the deep muscles of the cortex, abdominal and back muscles. In these programs, the movements are controlled, are accompanied by proper breathing techniques that affect muscle relaxation and prevent spasms from long sitting and improper posture.


We can also decide to combine more than one type of exercise, as well as to schedule training. With this combination of training, we affect all aspects of our health, break the routine and work on different muscle groups