Everyone’s been there: You’re in the middle of a hard workout after a long day, when suddenly the thought “I don’t think I can do this” floats into your mind.
Sure, sometimes you can just muscle past those intrusive thoughts, but other times you need a helping hand to keep your motivation on lock—and that’s where movement mantras come in handy. Movement mantras are positive affirmations designed to simultaneously help you ward off negative thoughts and motivate you to kick your workout’s butt.
The best part? You can customize them to any workout modality, whether you’re feeling a yoga flow or a HIIT workout. For example, while you might opt for a more grounding sentiment during a vinyasa flow, it might be closer to “beast mode” energy for a lifting sesh.
Need some inspo to help you come up with some? We tapped two Ni