1. Think how much stronger your new self feels vs your past self. Think about the concrete changes you’re seeing. And how much you don’t want to go back to feeling like you did.

2. Social carrot. How can you tie strength training with social benefits? We can do almost anything if we can do it with people we like. Whether in-person or in an online community.

3. Dopamine. Revel in the aftermath of a good workout.