TED Conversations

Marina Lohonya

English Teacher (ESL),

This conversation is closed.

Do you train your body as much as your brain?

I'm really passionate about my job, but it's mostly a sedentary work and I can't make myself MOVE! What is the best way to go in for sport if you're lazy in terms of physical exercises? How to find the best motivation?

Share:

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.

  • thumb
    May 27 2013: I think Salim’s advice is a great place to start… I try to park far from building entrances so I have to walk longer, and I take the stairs instead of the lift. I have struggled with my weight and motivation. Here’s what helped me… Try different things until you find something that you genuinely like to do; then the motivation will happen naturally. If you can, also try working out with a personal trainer. A good trainer can really help you stay motivated and achieve your goals.

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.