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awesome secret to help you exercise every day

I was thinking about this the other day and I realized that I have unknowingly developed a rather fool-proof system which has, regardless of the weather or how busy I am, really helped get me motivated to work out every single day for over four years!

So what is this incredible, awesome, bad-ass system you ask?


I do NOT allow myself to take a shower unless I have earned it through working out/exercising for at least 30 minutes. As a side note: said workout also has to get me relatively smelly and/or sweaty... and no... there are absolutely NO exceptions...

If I need to be somewhere and I want to take a shower beforehand, guess who needs to make some time to work out an hour prior to leaving? You guessed it...

At this point you probably think I'm crazy, but this system is actually quite beautiful once you get it installed in your own life. For me, taking a shower has become such an integral part of my daily routine that I honestly have not had the option of skipping a single day of working out or showering for any reason in over four years! The days I have to be to work at 5 or 6 in the morning? I really have no other choice but to get my ass to bed early and wake up at 4am - not unless I want to go to work looking, feeling and smelling like crap.

I know that this may seem like it is easier said than done, but trust me, if you just commit to doing this for 30 days, I guarantee that: it will get easier, your excuses to not work out will all but vanish, and exercising will become almost as important to you as not smelling like butt!

This motivational system has truly helped me understand that excuses are just that, excuses. I know it's challenging. I've been there. But ultimately I realized that taking care of myself is not about finding time, it's about making it! By making something as simple as your daily shower something you have to earn through exercise, it automatically reinforces in your brain that you have no other choice but to make it happen, or live with the stinky consequences...

Dump your excuses, sweat your ass off and shower on!

-Corey Barton


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