Have you ever hit pause on your fitness program? Or ever said to yourself “I’ll start Monday?” ME TOO! Listen, keeping up with your workout routine is a struggle. However, finding the motivation to workout regularly is key to your weight loss, strength training and overall health + wellness.
Here are some tips and tricks to help you stay motivated to stick to your fitness goals.
Start by setting a goal for yourself. Whether it’s losing weight or gaining muscle, you must first write it down. And please, be realistic with your goals! Write down a goal that is manageable and fits your lifestyle. It’s unrealistic to deprive yourself of your favorite foods, sticking to a strict diet, or even working out too much. Here are some things you can incorporate into your daily routine to help with your fitness goals:
Start off slow and ease your way back into your workout routines. Note that you won’t see a change in your body overnight, so be prepared to work up to achieving your fitness goals over time.
If you’re struggling to workout on your own try the following tips below:
By keeping yourself accountable, you’re more likely to achieve your fitness goals!
Start off by taking initial photos and measurements of yourself. This serves as a great reminder of where it all started; or as Drake says “Started from the bottom, now we’re here!” A progress chart, journal or fitness app is a great way to help you keep track of how you’re doing. And guess what? After reaching your goals, you can set new ones!
When are we going to stop saying “I’ll start Monday” and start today! It’s time to change your mindset around working out. Think positive thoughts! Before you say to yourself, “not today,” think about the following:
Reward yourself for meeting your diet, exercise and healthy lifestyle goals. It’s so important to celebrate the small wins! It’s a constant reminder that you can do this. Rewarding yourself brings you a sense of accomplishment which thus gives you the confidence you need to keep going! Here are some ideas for celebrating your monthly goals:
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