The Joy of Movement: How Exercise Helps Us Find Happiness, Hope, Connection, and Courage by Kelly McGonigal, PhD
Avery, December 31, 2019
The Joy of Movement goes beyond just preaching about exercise and instead discusses the incredible physical and emotional benefits that come from exercising.
The Ultimate Guide to Becoming Your Own Workout Motivation: Discipline, Desire, and Getting It Done by James Kelly
Independently published, September 21, 2021
This book encourages readers to harness their own power to increase motivation to exercise and provides a roadmap for how to successfully do just that.
No Sweat: How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of Fitness by Michelle Segar, Ph.D.
AMACOM; First edition, June 10, 2015
No Sweat takes a revolutionary approach to exercise motivation by sharing the science of motivation and providing a four-point program to keep you going.
Exercise Your Way to Mental Wellness: Use Exercise to Improve Mood and Daily Mental Health. Conquer Self Imposed Limitations. by Benjamin Patrick
Independently published, November 5, 2021
This book evaluates the cycle of mental health preventing some people from exercising and explains how the positive mental health effects of exercise can increase motivation to exercise.
Yes, You Can: 5 Secrets on How to Get Daily Motivation for Healthy Habits, Exercise, Dieting, and Financial Stability by Briana Brooks
Independently published, February 6, 2022
Yes, You Can shares five secrets to starting, and maintaining, healthy habits in your life – including exercise.
The Minimum Method: The Least You Can Do to Be a Stronger, Healthier, Happier You by Joey Thurman
BenBella Books, December 27, 2022
In this book, Joey Thurman encourages readers to focus on genuine health by showing how making small changes can have drastic effects.
THE POWER OF THE STREAK: A Clear Path to Consistent Exercise and Staying Motivated Over Time by Kara Wood
The Wood Shoppe, LLC, December 31, 2022
Straight from a person who has struggled to stay motivated when it comes to exercise, Kara shares the things that worked for her in a funny and relatable way.
52 Ways to Walk: The Surprising Science of Walking for Wellness and Joy, One Week at a Time by Annabel Streets
G.P. Putnam’s Sons, February 22, 2022
Made with walking in mind, this book shares the great effects of walking and emphasizes to just take your practice one week at a time – making it more likely that you’ll stick with it.