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We already know why we should be working out: getting healthy, looking good, burning fat – all that good stuff. You can have the best of intentions, but if it’s not
fueled by motivation, then you’ll be sitting on the couch stuffing nachos in your mouth! All the while, you will be thinking about working out and
berating yourself for not DOING IT! Motivation is crucial as a starting point.
Motivation is the missing piece for a lot of people. So, a good idea is to think in terms of building new healthy habits. If you think about any of the habits you already have, they’re not hard to do, in fact they probably require little to no motivation at all. Below are some advice, tips and techniques to help you get motivated to work out and form those healthy new habits. This will lead you to getting fit and keep you on track with your fitness goals. So if you’re ready and motivated, read on!
Find your ‘Why’
Briefly describe a yin/yang yoga class
The terms Yin and Yang are convenient labels used to denote polarities in the world around us. They represent the opposite parts that define something that is whole. When something is described as being “yin” in nature, it is slower, more internal, deeper and perhaps more esoteric that what it is being compared to. When something is described as “yang” in nature, it is faster, more dynamic, more apparent, and perhaps more physical than what it is being compared to. This brings me to the point that a thing can only be described as “yin” or “yang” by comparing it to something else. Thus, in calling a yoga class “yin-yang” we are implying that the class incorporates dynamic physical flow, as well as still, deep postures, and finally the more subtle aspects of yoga such as philosophy, pranayama and meditation. It is the practice for those who want it all.