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How Do You Get Pumped To Work Out When You're Feeling Lazy AF?

For those days when you CANNOT.

Some days, motivating yourself to work out is just as hard as actually working out.

Like when you drag your ass all the way to the gym and your motivation still won't kick in.

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Nope. No. Do not want.

Or those days where skipping a workout for couch + wine + TV just seems so tempting.

To be clear, taking rest days or skipping a workout when you're injured/sore/not feeling great is actually very important and necessary. We're not saying you have to exercise every damn day.

We're talking about those workouts you have planned and can totally do — you just can't seem to motivate yourself to do it.

So we want to know: How do you get yourself pumped to work out on days when you're not really feeling it?

Maybe you start with a boss warm-up like jump squats to get that heart rate up.

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Blood's pumping, muscles are warming up, YOU GOT THIS.

Or maybe you have that one magic power song you'll never take off your playlist. / Via

Something about it just makes you want to lift things up and put them down.

Or maybe you just scroll through Pinterest on the elliptical until you find something that seems ~exciting~.


Oh look, something you could do next!

Tell us your best tactics in the comments below and you could be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Health post.