We know that exercising regularly has many for our overall health such as reducing stress and anxiety, increasing mobility, and better sleep. Yet we all have those days where the to exercise just isn’t there. When it comes to sticking to a routine, a positive mindset is key. has shown that repeating affirmations reinforces positive self-view and can help elicit behavior changes (such as getting off your phone and going to that workout class you wanted to try). So before you decide to skip your next workout, try repeating a few of the following affirmations to feel motivated and confident when hitting the gym, an at-home yoga session, or your favorite fitness class. You’ll not only feel more motivated and skip fewer workouts, but you may even work harder, lift more, run faster, or feel more confident.