5 Movies that inspire you to get active

Posted in Lifestyle, Fitness and tagged Inspiration, Movies, Motivation, Resolutions, Cinema

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Find the inspiration you need to get active, exercise and get off the couch wih these 5 movies that motivate you to workout and follow your goals

To offer a bit of motivation to get active and hit the gym on those days, we trust in these empowering movies featuring intense female workouts. If they can do it, so can we!

G.I. Jane

In this movie, Demi Moore's character undergoes training to become a U.S. Navy Seal, an elite military fighting force. To complete the training, there are no special female workouts. Women must be physically able to do everything that the men can do. Failure to complete an exercise means dropping out of the training program. Giving up is not an option. This movie is incredibly inspiring as Jane continues to advance through the training, as some of her male counterparts drop out.


This classic film chronicles the story of a young boy who moves to a town that doesn't allow dancing. However, dancing is his passion. Slowly starts converting others in the town to his cause. Aside from the foot-tapping music that makes us want to be active, get up and dance along with the characters. This movie inspires us not to worry about the naysayers. It motivates us to do what we love and what makes us happy, no matter what anyone else thinks.

Kill Bill

While Quentin Tarantino's movies may not everyone's cup of tea, this movie, featuring Uma Thurman, is the epitome of a woman empowerment. Her character devises a "Death List" of enemies that she plans to take down. Throughout the film's two parts, you see flashbacks of her training to become the ultimate warrior mixed in with some spectacular fight scenes. There is no need to have our own 'death list' to be inspired by this movie. Simply thinking about anything that is making us angry and let that anger to fuel our workouts. This will give us the strength needed to power through.

Bridget Jones' Diary

While this may not be the very first thought when it comes to movies that inspire female workouts, it is actually incredibly inspiring. Nearly every woman can relate to the titular character's struggles with weight, battling laziness and yo-yo dieting. She is easy to relate to, and by the end of the movie, we are cheering her on to achieve her goals and attain happiness. We see her go through similar struggles to those that we have likely gone through at some point in our lives. the happy ending can motivate anyone to get active.

Charlie's Angels

Whether you were a fan of the original TV series or the 2000 film version (with Cameron Diaz, Lucy Liu and Drew Barrymore) this is a lot of fun to watch. There are plenty of action sequences involving the three lovely leading ladies as they take down the bad guys. Either in the gym or in our personal life this upbeat movie inspires us to get active and get in shape to do our own fighting.

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Posted in Lifestyle, Fitness and tagged Inspiration, Movies, Motivation, Resolutions, Cinema.