Motivation

Motivation, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

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    Mental Health

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    Careers

    Why some people struggle with procrastination (and no, it’s got nothing to do with being ‘lazy’)

Latest Stories

A woman writing new year resolutions in a planner
Wellbeing

How to make your New Year’s resolutions stick in 2022

You might need to change up how you view goal setting.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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9 women on the benefits of exercise
Wellbeing

9 women share the exercise benefits that have nothing to do with appearance or fitness

From improved sleep to making new friends.

Posted by
Priyankaa Joshi
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Wellbeing

“Fitness Instagram ruined my relationship with exercise – here’s how I rebuilt it”

Anyone else had their fitness goals usurped by the ‘gram?

Posted by
Alyss Bowen
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Why cheering really does make you fitter and faster.
Wellbeing

Being cheered on makes us fitter – but why?

Just having one little voice cheering you on can see you reach your personal best.

Posted by
Kimberley Bond
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Ellie Wrecker
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“How running in the dark boosted my confidence”

As the nights grow longer, running after work inevitably involves darkness.

Sometimes, failing at your overall goal can be a good thing.
Wellbeing

Why failing your training goal might be what you need

Sometimes, not hitting that PB can be more motivational than success.

Posted by
Melissa Albarran
Published
Three women sat on yoga mats in a class
Strength

#Motivation is the most-searched fitness term. Here are 3 simple ways to really find it

When you can't face another gym session or home workout, try these.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
How long does it take to see results from strength training?
Workouts

How long does it take to get stronger from strength training?

Knowing when the results are going to kick in is the ultimate motivation tool.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
How to stay motivated after completing a fitness challenge
Wellbeing

How to stay motivated after completing a fitness challenge or goal

‘Post-race blues’ are a thing – here’s how to beat them.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
A woman in thought while running through a city street
Strength

Could a manifesting technique really help you smash intense fitness goals?

Functional imagery training successfully got people who’d never run before to complete an ultra marathon…

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
How “motivating” is motivational content really?
Opinion

“Why all this ‘motivational content’ on social media is really starting to grate on me”

Have all the positive affirmations we see on Instagram lost their charm for us?

Posted by
Anita Ghosh
Published
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Chloe Gray
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The best time to start a new workout plan (if you keep putting it off)

Stop telling yourself you’ll do it on Monday.

A woman looking up a set of stairs about to run
Workouts

“Can we have an honest conversation about ‘exercise motivation’?”

Writer Chloe Gray explains how she got over the need to feel excited for every workout.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Woman with head in hands
Health

5 common energy drainers and how to combat them

From social anxiety to poor sleep

In partnership with
Purdey's Natural Energy
Run stronger, faster and longer with just 10 minutes of core activation a day
Workouts

Running doesn’t have to be hard – here are 16 tips to make it more enjoyable

How to fall back in love with the sport.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
The 13 best sports films and documentaries about inspiring women
Film

14 must-see films about inspirational sportswomen

These empowering sports films and documentaries are finally putting women front and centre.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
how to stop negetive thoughts
Life

11 ways to get rid of nasty, negative thoughts and ditch self-deprecation for good

“Self-promotion isn’t optional – it’s essential.”

Posted by
Alice Porter
Published
SWTC x ASICS London 10k
Strength

Get 20% off a ticket to the ASICS London 10k

Fancy a challenge?

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Stylist Team
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Lauren Geall
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These careers podcasts from inspirational women are a must-listen

Find your motivation and take control of your career.

A woman remote working from a coffee shop
Mental Health

Why now is the perfect time to switch up your WFH routine (and how to do it right)

Make the most of lockdown restrictions easing by making this simple change to how you work.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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