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Busting the No Pain, No Gain Myth: Exercise CAN Be Fun

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: How can you make exercise fun?
Air Date: 7/21/15
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Michelle Segar, PhD
Michelle segar Michelle Segar, PhD, motivation scientist and author of No Sweat! How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of Fitness, is the leading authority on what motivates people to choose and maintain physically active lives.

Segar is Director of the Sport, Health, and Activity Research and Policy Center (SHARP) at the University of Michigan, and Chairs the U.S. National Physical Activity Plan's Communications Committee, charged with advising the panel on more persuasive messaging for American people and policymakers. Her expertise has been featured in the New York Times, Forbes, Prevention, Oprah and her corporate clients include global organizations such as Adidas, Google, Walmart and PepsiCo.
Busting the No Pain, No Gain Myth: Exercise CAN Be Fun
Making a commitment to get (and stay healthy) can feel like a job.

You may have to force yourself to go to the gym, because you know it's beneficial to your health that you do.

But, instead of dreading your time on the machines, you might be able to find a way to make exercise fun so you will actually want to go.

How can you make exercise fun?

Listen in as Michelle Segar, PhD, shares how you can make exercise fun and still get the weight loss results you want.