13 Ways to Get Motivated for a Run

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If you like friendly competition, look for it. To keep up the pace, find a group of people to run with or use an exercise app to compare your times to those of other people.

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Get competitive

Prizes are powerful beyond infancy. Set your own rewards. Use tally marks or a chart with stickers to track your progress. Display it so you'll see it frequently.

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Reward yourself

Run for whatever time you have instead of skipping it on days you can't fulfill your daily minimum. Since you won't skip a day, you'll be more inclined to keep up.

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Lower your minimum time

Running burns calories, gets rid of belly fat, and helps you pick out healthy foods. It can also help you keep off the weight you want to lose or reach your goal weight.

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Maintain a healthy weight

More is better for group motivation. Establish a timetable with one or more training partners. Although you may not run together daily, you may meet a few times a week for accountability.

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Get in a group groove

It's real to feel like a runner. The happiness hormones, endorphins, are released when you run, which can make you feel better and make you feel better. You may even feel euphoric.

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Feel the endorphin energy

Divide your goals into small steps that you can easily complete. This could be the number of days you run, the amount of time you put in each week, or how fast you run a certain distance.

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Set goal

Dressing nicely may boost your self-esteem and encourage you to run. Choose fitness clothes and sneakers you like. Take use of your sports attire to attempt new trends. 

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Dress for the exercise you want to do

Spend time making a playlist of your favorite songs. Choose lively music that make you happy and exercise. Listen to these tunes only when running.

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Let the music move you

Keep track of your objectives using a motivation or habit monitoring software. Many let you set reminders, join forums, and monitor progress graphs.

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Keep track with an app

Change your regimen once a week. Hill climbs or sprints may replace lengthy runs. A different neighborhood, reverse path, or other time of day may also be run.

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Mix it up

Running is a great way to get the sun that your body needs to make serotonin levels rise. Getting this done can make you feel better and lower your stress and sadness.

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Feel the sunshine on your face

You only have to answer to yourself, so run as fast as you want. You need to decide if you want to run quickly or more slowly.

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Set your own pace

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