10 Ways to motivate yourself to exercise

1. Exercise with a friend

2. Set yourself a goal

3. Buy an item of clothing in a size you want to achieve

4. Make a plan and stick to it

5. Reward yourself when you achieve your exercise goals

6. Allow yourself a break

7. Don't set your goals too high

8. Look at the smaller picture first

9. Join a class

10. Change your routine

Boredom is a real motivation killer, so make sure you mix your exercise routines up a bit. The old saying, 'variety is the spice of life' certainly applies to keeping you motivated to exercise.

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