Strength, beyond your muscles. 

As we discussed with cardio, we often talk about strength training in terms of the long-term benefits. Yet your brain really cares about the instant rewards of doing something. But what if the instant ‘reward’ you get from lifting weights is muscle soreness and...

Does your exercise motivation burn out too easily?

As I wrap up this series on building self-motivation for exercise, I hope you have learned some things about motivation and why you may have struggled in the past to keep exercising. To review: Motivation from external sources, (the scale, activity monitors, trainers,...