If you can’t find – or maintain – motivation to hit the gym, call in a friend

Motivation waning? Do you need extra pep in your “workout step”? Phone a friend!!

We all fall off our fitness horse from time to time. “Health” wouldn’t be a multimillion-dollar industry if cultivating consistent motivation was easy.

One useful strategy for getting back on track is finding a fitness buddy.

Training with a partner increases the fun and social factors, friendly competition often sparks motivation and meeting a friend allows those of us who struggle with intrinsic (but thrive on extrinsic) accountability to frame workouts as appointments that can’t be missed. READ MORE