Let me share a little known fact with you: exercise professionals sometimes don’t want to exercise.
True, we love it, which is why we got into the industry in the first place—to help others discover the empowering and transformative effects that we have. But hey, motivation ebbs and flows, sometimes we get disenchanted with our same routines just like everyone else, and every once in a while, we want to give in to #couchtime. And personally, I HAVE BEEN LIFTING HEAVY SINCE I WAS 16. Sometimes I need a jolt of excitement.
I think the difference between someone who truly loves to train having low-energy days versus someone who’s more a recreational exerciser is the number of experiences you’ve had where exercise has made you feel better after.
I know for me that is one of the major drivers for me to train: the knowledge that I will feel accomplished, strong (mentally and physically) and the realization that the iron always loves me back. read more >