Maintaining motivation to exercise over summer can be tricky – it’s hot, you may be going on a lovely holiday and enjoying lots of good food and drinks, or your regular schedule might be thrown out the window if you have school age kids who have the next six weeks off.
It’s been hot, right?! And it looks like the warm weather is sticking around. So what happens to our motivation to keep active, not only in this heat, but during the fast-approaching summer holidays? Enter our expert for the month of June, Dwight Vlijter, founder and owner of Strong Coaching, who sat down with me last week to discuss this very topic.
Some days I just don’t have it. I get snowballed with work, family life, and for the past couple of weeks – holidays! And I can procrastinate with the best of them. “I don’t have time”, I say. “I will do it tomorrow”, I tell myself, unconvincingly.