Are you working toward a goal or do you just enjoy the process?
Is it for health and wellness? Do you want to improve your quality (and quantity) of life?
Do you want to look better, perhaps get more lean and muscular? (I saw a quote, recently, that said, “Diet if you want to look better in clothes; workout if you want to look better naked.”)
Do you want to feel better? Are you working out to improve your energy level or functional movement?
Are you trying to lose a few pounds and, perhaps, get closer to your ideal body weight and reduce stress on your joints?
Do you work out with a friend or group of friends and enjoy the social interaction?
Do you want to get stronger, faster, and more athletic? Is one of your goals to improve your performance?
Are you doing it for you, or for someone else?
The bottom line is, there is no wrong reason — and no one right reason — for working out (they’re all right). As that shoe company says, “just do it.”
Please tag me back with a comment and share your motivation for working out (or your reason for not working out). I will compile a list and share the best responses in a future blog post, shortly after the first of the year. Thanks, in advance, for your feedback.
Get STRONGER, Get FASTER!