Reward ourselves. Rewards help keep us motivated.

Reward ourselves for improving and making progress.

Align our rewards with what we’re trying to achieve and accomplish. Align our rewards with our goals.

For example, if we’re trying to lose weight and improve our body composition, consider rewarding ourselves with a new pair of shoes to train in rather than food.

I’m guilty. I train hard and reward myself with food. Is the food I treat myself to helping me perform better?

Rewards should positively reinforce our habits.

When we work hard, reward ourselves. We earned it. Treat ourselves. It keeps us excited and interested. It keeps us going.

Make sure our rewards help us not hurt us. Make sure our rewards get us closer not put us further away.