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How to stay motivated to exercise when it’s cold outside (Q&A with a fitness blogger)

Posted in Fitness
on November 14, 2017

 

Today’s post is brought to you mostly by Pete from buddy up fitness. I asked him some questions, he did most of the work! Pete is a fitness blogger I follow on Twitter and he knows what he’s talking about. He lives up to his ethos and is always the first to comment on my tweets about going to the gym, offering a bit of encouragement here and there.

We were talking about collaborating on something, and we mentioned that people don’t seem to be as motivated toward fitness at this time of year. Which is totally fine, if that’s your plan and you’re cool with it. However, I know some of you are like me and really want to keep up the momentum you had when you were doing great at the gym this summer. And maybe you’re a bit frustrated with yourself because, for whatever reason, you can’t seem to find the energy or the motivation to keep it going.

My current situation is that I’m going to the gym in a hat, mittens, big puffy jacket, and being extremely grateful for seat warmers. Even though I am making the effort and getting there most days, there are days when I don’t want to get out of my snuggly position in front of a radiator.

 

So, I thought I’d ask him a few questions on the topic of fitness motivation, in the hope that he can help you guys out.

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