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Do you know how we got motivated


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Do you know how we got motivated

  1. 1. Let us speculate it....
  2. 2. <ul><li>It is an internal drive in everyone which directs us to a goal directed action which will reduce the drive after reaching the goal. </li></ul><ul><li>Let us check how we got motivated to do exercises. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Fun, enjoyment </li></ul>Why exercise Illustration <ul><li>INTRINSIC MOTIVATION </li></ul><ul><li>Children exercise spontaneously- they run and jump and chase, and they do so simply for the sheer fun of it. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Personal Challange </li></ul>Why exercise Illustration <ul><li>FLOW </li></ul><ul><li>Athletes get “in the zone” when their sport optimally challenges their skills. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Forced to do so </li></ul>Why exercise Illustration <ul><li>EXTERNAL REGULATION </li></ul><ul><li>Students exercise because their coach tells them to do so. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Paid to do so </li></ul>Why exercise Illustration <ul><li>EXTRINSIC MOTIVATION </li></ul><ul><li>A coach or instructor is paid to exercise and to help others exercise. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Accomplish a goal </li></ul>Why exercise Illustration <ul><li>GOAL </li></ul><ul><li>Runners see if they can run a mile in six minutes or less. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Health Benefits </li></ul>Why exercise Illustration <ul><li>VALUE </li></ul><ul><li>People exercise to lose weight or to strengthen the heart. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Inspired to do so </li></ul>Why exercise Illustration <ul><li>POSSIBLE SELF </li></ul><ul><li>People watch others exercise and become inspired to do the same. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>A standard of excellence </li></ul>Why exercise Illustration <ul><li>ACHIEVEMENT STRIVINGS </li></ul><ul><li>Snow skiers race to the bottom of the mountain trying to beat their previous best time. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Satisfaction from a job well done </li></ul>Why exercise Illustration <ul><li>PERCEIVED COMPETENCE </li></ul><ul><li>As exercisers make progress, they feel more competent, more effective. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>An emotional kick </li></ul>Why exercise Illustration <ul><li>OPPONENT PROCESS </li></ul><ul><li>Vigorous jogging can produce a runner’s high. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Good mood </li></ul>Why exercise Illustration <ul><li>POSITIVE AFFECT </li></ul><ul><li>Beautiful weather can pick up exercisers’ moods and invigorate exercise spontaneously, as they skip along without knowing why. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Alliviate guilt </li></ul>Why exercise Illustration <ul><li>INTROJECTION </li></ul><ul><li>People exercise because they think that is what they should, ought to, or have to do to feel good about themselves. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Relieve stress, silence depression </li></ul>Why exercise Illustration <ul><li>PERSONAL CONTROL </li></ul><ul><li>After a stressful day, people go to the gym, which they see as a structured and controllable environment </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Hangout with friends </li></ul>Why exercise Illustration <ul><li>RELATEDNESS </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise is often a social event, a time simply to enjoy hanging out with friends. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Which is your way of motivating yourself...... </li></ul>For more information , please visit my site