External motivators can definitely help get your initial movement going, but you need to combine your external workout motivation with intrinsic workout motivation to be able to keep it going long term.

paper being held up by tape and it says "note to self: Do not quit".

So many women refuse to get the protein they need because they think that that is the way to lose weight or that too much protein is bad for them or will make them “bulk up”. But nothing could be further from the truth. Getting the recommended amount of protein is going to keep you lean, help, make bones strong, and usher you into better health as you age.

Graphics of hard boiled egg, collagen powder, and yogurt as sources of additional protein.