The Importance of Building Discipline When it Comes to Exercising

Melissa is a mother of 2, lives in Utah, and writes for a multitude of sites. She is currently the EIC of and writes about health, wellness, and business topics.

The word “exercise” has come to denote a healthy lifestyle. If you work out – you will get healthier, and this is a fact of life. But many people have a severe issue with implementing the habit of exercise when it comes to their lives. The reasons for this can be manifold, as the human brain is capable of creating something out of nothing. One of the most frequent excuses that people tend to have when it comes to not-exercising is that they don’t feel motivated enough.
Well, the lack of motivation is a made-up excuse. Think about it; we regularly get bombarded with images and videos of people that work out while motivational music plays in the background. And after they’re done exercising, they will say some motivation message such as “You can do ANYTHING you set your mind to!,” and this is supposed to motivate us to work out (among other things).
But one of the worst things that you can do if you sincerely wish to work out is to get addicted to the whole “motivation” aspect of it. And trust us – you can quickly get addicted to it because it means that you will feel like you’re doing something, while you’re not expending any effort at all. And Lord knows that it’s unpleasant for you to work out and expend a lot of energy on it – so maybe it’s best for you to postpone that thing for tomorrow, and today you will be watching motivational speeches and workout videos to get things started. This … is a disaster.
Ways to build discipline
We’re sorry (not sorry) to say, but working out means that you will have actually to get off your but and do the work yourself. There is no other way around it, and all of the motivational videos in the world won’t help you do anything if you don’t do it yourself. So, if you genuinely want to start off your working out regime – then do so right now. Do you have any excuse as to why you can’t start right now? Oh, but you’re tired right now, and you’re somewhat hungry, and we know that we shouldn’t work out while we’re hungry because then our sugar levels will drop and we may get sick … and likewise, we shouldn’t work out right after a meal because this may make our stomach turn … this is all nonsense. Get down on the ground and do some pushups … right … now. I don’t care if you’re hungry or you just ate, or you’re tired, or you’re fat … there is no excuse. Do the work now, and tomorrow it will be easier for you to repeat it. The day after that it will be even easier – and so on.
And in the end, you can buy all of the supplements and health products such as lovemelanotan from, and they won’t do you any good if you don’t get down to the nitty-gritty. Now you know everything you need to do to work out and get fit. Do it.