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10 Unique Diet & Exercise Motivation Tips

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4. Photo at your Thinnest:
Same idea, but reversed. Yes, this is a serious glamour shot, a picture of you flexing your muscles or looking sexy in a bathing suit. Why? Because some people are driven by the positive, and others are driven by the negative. What type are you?

5. Accountability Chart:
Create a chart, writing down your weekly fit plan, tape it to your refrigerator and every time you workout, check it off!

6. Tester Jeans:
If I’m on the verge of eating that or not working out when I know I need to, I just try on my tester jeans. They are my scale alternative when it comes to gauging my body size. For me it’s less how much I weigh and more about how I feel and how big/small I am. I know that the scale stresses me out and I obsess over the number. If I feel like my testers a little tight, I don’t even hesitate — I put that cookie down or I tie on my sneakers and head out for a run!

7. Skinny Jeans in the Kitchen:
Literally hang your skinny jeans in your kitchen or pantry so that every time you walk in to “see what’s new in the fridge” or do some emotional eating in hopes of making yourself feel better (which will ultimately make yourself feel worse) you see those skinny jeans hanging there and realize that, while those 10 seconds of taste bud bliss as you down that bag of chips will be heavenly — if you avoid that daily bag for a month, you will be slipping, as opposed to squeezing, into your skinny jeans. And in the end, nothing tastes as good as thin feels.

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4:08AM PDT on Sep 23, 2013

Appreciate what we've done

12:04AM PDT on Sep 23, 2013

thanks

11:40AM PST on Nov 20, 2011

Thank you

8:47PM PDT on May 8, 2011

I meant like! Sorry!

8:47PM PDT on May 8, 2011

Lje the "fit bank" tip

11:53AM PDT on Apr 27, 2011

Thanks. I need real encourages from Sam.

5:58AM PDT on Apr 15, 2011

really enjoyed these; might start a "fit bank" of my own

4:23AM PDT on Apr 11, 2011

oooooh, this stuff could help.
i already imagine myself doing weird things when i work out, it really helps too !

7:58AM PDT on Apr 6, 2011

thanks for sharing

6:10PM PDT on Apr 4, 2011

thanks!

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