Motivation Archive

Running Motivation

The Happy Pacer – Episode 2: The Motivation The motivation to start (and keep on) running has to come from yourself. External pressure may help to an extent, but will hardly lead to happy and long lasting performance; Being forced into a session or being told a million times that you should get some exercise

Why Working Out with Friends is a Good Idea

We all know there’s something quite fun about working out in a group. Now science is backing up that it indeed benefits us in more ways than just socializing. Here’s a summary of an ScienceDaily article by Popular Science: “A new study found that working out in groups (taking classes, exercising with friends, anything) is

Yes, Music Does Help You Workout Better!

You already knew this to be true. Here’s an article from ScienceDaily summarizing findings from Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences and explaining the phenomenon:   “Contrary to what was previously suspected, music does not simply distract us when physically working hard by making the work seem a lot easier, but actually

Scientific Facts That Will Motivate You to Exercise

Want some extra motivation? Here are some compelling science-based facts. Want to find ways to get active in Sri Lanka? Visit: https://www.workout.lk/

Learn Something New Everyday

Highbrow is a set of short 5 minute courses delivered to your inbox daily. It’s a neat way to learn something new everyday. Best of all, it’s completely free! Try out this course which we think you might find useful as well: Setting and achieving fitness goals “This course will empower you with tools to

Looking for Ways to Discipline Yourself?

Jessica Stillman on this article on Inc.com makes a bold claim that we should stop doing what we don’t like. She makes a compelling case why misery is the enemy of achievement – “if you really want to achieve exceptional aims, only do the things you genuinely enjoy doing.” “If you’re not a morning person,