Experts in Sport: E35 - How to stay motivated

In a new season of Experts in Sport, host Martin Foster (Applied Sport Management Lead) is joined in the studio by Dr Ian Taylor (Senior Lecturer in Psychology) to discuss how to keep our gym wear from gathering dust.

Time Stamps:
00:00 – 00:59 Introduction & career background information on our guest and host

01:00 – 05:52 Goal-setting in order to stay motivated to exercise

05:53 – 09:04 The balance between reducing effort and increasing motivation

09:05 – 12:58 Using enjoyment and short-term benefits to motivate oneself

12:59 – 16:19 Identity as an aspect of motivation

16:20 – 18:13 Exercising as early in the day as possible

18:14 – 22:34 Finding an activity that balances both movement and personal enjoyment

22:35 – 30:30 Gradually increasing the intensity in a new type of exercise

30:31 – 33:55 Episode recap and conclusion

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