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Home Workouts: Staying Motivated

In order to keep ourselves motivated, we must set a goal that is achievable. For a habit to stick it must be easy enough for us to fulfill.

It's like aiming to exercise twice a week because it shows a comparatively similar improvement to those who train 3x a week or wanting to be able to jog for 10 minutes straight without stopping. Always start small and build up incrementally.

Tell your friends and family about your goal so that they can help you prise off of the sofa during your "off-days."

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