A picture is about to be worth 1000 calories—burned!
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A little bit of "umph" might be all you need to squeeze out that last rep or go that extra mile. This super inspiring pin, courtesy of our friends at FitSugar, is our gym motto!
Mind Over Matter
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Not feeling your workout today? It's likely all in your head! Focus on your end goal, not all of the things you have to do to reach it, to get your body in motion.
Repinned from FitStudio
4% of Your Day
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You know that convenient "But I don't have time to work out!" excuse? When you think about it, a one-hour workout is only four percent of your day. This pin reminds us that if we make it a priority, we can make it happen. So sign out of Facebook and get your rear in gear!
Repinned from Cindy Fletcher
The Power of Persistence
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Face the Facts
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We can hear the late-night infomercial now: "Slim down and tone up just by imagining you're at the gym!!!" Until that day comes (and even then), face the facts. You may have every intention of going to the gym, but it doesn't count unless you actually get there.
Repinned from Elan Kesilman
Sweat Like a Pig, Look Like a Fox
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So true. Next time you're sweating through an intense workout, wanting to throw in the towel, think of the fox.
Repinned from FitStudio
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Only focusing on how much further you have to go to can be discouraging. Remember to look back at how far you've come for inspiration too!
Pin by fitspholic.tumblr.com, repinned from Morgan Forni
Results or Excuses?
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I don't have gym clothes. It's snowing. I have a lot of work to do. Sound familiar? This pin is exactly how your brain should respond. No matter what obstacles the day throws at you, you can stick with it if you choose to focus on results, not excuses.
Repinned from Kitts Collection
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It may be funny, but it's totally true: If you're struggling to fit in your workout, you may still need to find your true motivation to get fit. Besides fitting into your skinny jeans, why do you want to get in shape? Conjure up an image of yourself at your healthiest and most energetic (not just thinnest) to get in gear. (Oh, and imagining being chased by a T-Rex probably couldn't hurt either).
Repinned from Ian Haynes
Words Don't Make the Change
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We shape our future by what we do each day, not by what we say we're going to do. So what are you doing today?
Pin by FitSugar
Consider This Your Sign
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If you're waiting for a "sign" or a big life event like a wedding to get in shape, you're letting valuable time go to waste! There's no time like the present, so stop waiting and wishing, and get to it.
Repinned from Wanda Williams
Make It a Habit
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There will be days when you don't feel like exercising, but when it's just as much a part of your routine as brushing your teeth, you'll be much more likely to fit it in.
Pin by FitSugar, repinned from Kristin Pope
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Truer words have never been spoken. Getting out the door is the hardest part, so stop thinking about it and just do it.
Repinned from Maxwell Birgton
Should You Work Out Today?
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This amazing self-help guide/flowchart created by Fuse Pilates was designed specifically to help you not "do crazy things like e-stalking your ex or watching a three-day marathon of the Real Housewives instead of taking care of yourself." Excuses? Consider them gone. There's no way out of this chart without a workout!
Pin by Fuse Pilates, repinned from Genna
Something Always Beats Nothing
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Think about this pin from Greatist.com next time you're on the treadmill. You don't have to set a PR every day; the fact that you're moving counts the most.
You Have the Tools
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Coming from NIKE, this means a lot (and the amazing pic of Olympic athlete Hope Solo doesn't hurt). Stop telling yourself that you need that special pair of leggings, trendy sneakers, or luxury gym membership to really get in shape. You already have everything you need. Just do it!
Pin by NIKE, repinned from Elisa Tuzzo
Focus on the Feeling
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This pin is a great reminder that fitness should be fun, and you can't take yourself too seriously. So go ahead and dance like no one is watching!
Repinned from Abby Louis
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You didn't get out of shape overnight, so you can't expect to see major changes after one week of working out. Be patient and consistent, and find comfort in knowing that you're completely in control of the way you'll look and feel one month from today.
Repinned from Amber Clark
She See's You When You're Sleeping…
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Inspired by fear? The next time you think you can't eek out another pushup, imagine Biggest Loser trainer Jillian Michaels is standing over you (with a camera crew). It's amazing what your body can do when it doesn't want to disappoint an attentive audience.
Pin by meandmyfatass.tumblr.com, repinned from Megan Nistler
A Guaranteed Good Mood
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It's an oldie but goodie. How many times have you ever regretted working out? That's what we thought.
Repinned from Christy Mangano
The Best Version of YOU
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What Do You Want to Be?
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One of our favorite motivational quotes by Aristotle, this inspiring pin is a great reminder that what you do, you become. Want to be stronger? Hit those weights!
Pin by SparkPeople.com