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Fitness Motivation - Make your own plan!

Here is some Friday fitness motivation to get your mind right. One of the hardest parts of working out is usually making time for it. Therefore, planning ahead can make it easier for you to stay consistent and actually work out. Here are some tips on how make a fitness plan to help you stay healthy.

 

  1. Set Goals

➥Be specific.

Saying something like "I'll be active three days a week" works better than "I'll exercise more."

➥Be realistic.

If you try to increase your activity a lot all at once, you may get overwhelmed.

➥Go slow.

Try tackling just one goal at a time instead of several. After sticking with your goal for a couple of weeks, see if you can add another one.

 

  1. Pick Small Steps

➥Break your goal into smaller steps.

That way it will feel more doable. If you said, "I'll be active three days a week," for example, start by figuring out which days might work.

➥Pick items you enjoy.

You are more likely to stick with activities you enjoy. If you decide to walk, for example, ask a friend to join you to make it more fun.

➥Enter a few steps on your calendar.

Pick days. That way you won't forget, and you'll make sure you have enough time.

 

  1. Monitor Your Progress

➥Check your list.

See what you have done in the past week.

➥Did you skip a lot of your fitness time?

Do not give up! Creating new habits does not happen fast. This is a chance to see what gets in your way and then find solutions

➥Did you succeed a lot of the time?

Celebrate! Reward yourself! Tell your friends and family! You might inspire them.

 

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