10 Simple Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Willpower

A guest post from Colin Robertson at Willpowered.co. 

“Is there a way to strengthen someone’s willpower?”

That was the question on researchers’ minds as they learned more about how the science behind this human virtue. Through many tests, they had discovered that willpower is like a muscle – it gets tired from overuse and requires food to replenish.

So, if it does act like a muscle, can it also be strengthened?

After several studies, we have our answer! With the right practice, willpower can be strengthened just like any other muscle in the body.

Fair warning: like all practice, these workouts can be challenging. After all, you will be exerting your willpower in the same way that you would exert your legs on a run. But they are scientifically proven to get you results. 

So although it will be difficult in the short-term, eventually it will be easier to say no to temptations, make it to the gym and stick with your long-term goals!



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