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5 WAYS TO STICKS TO YOUR FITNESS GOALS IN 2019
09 January 2019
2019 is almost here. Another year bites the dust. And just like any other year so do your new year resolutions, especially the fitness goals. However, 2019 is the year when it does not have to be that way. Here are 5 easy hacks to stick to your fitness goals and get back in shape like never before:
ONE GOAL AT A TIME
You never reach the top of a hill without taking a step (Unless you are in a helicopter). The point is you have to break down your fitness goals into mini goals so that they are achievable and at the same time motivate you to strive harder. For example, if your goal is to lose 10 Kgs, divide it by 12 months and your target will suddenly look achievable, right?
ACCOUNTABILITY REALLY COUNTS
What’s progress without checks and balances. You have to be hard on yourself when it comes to checking your fitness goals. And if you can’t do it, ask your loved ones like a spouse or friend to do the job. If you are burning it in the gym only to be hogging a pizza later in the night, you are really doing a disservice to your fitness goals. Track your diet and exercise regimen regularly.
MAKE IT A JOINT EFFORT
Feeling too bored or demotivated to do workout alone? Ask a buddy to join you so that you can motivate each other to be in shape. After all, what are good friends for? Share, chat and inspire your peer groups, family and friends. And by the time 2019 ends, you can show off your achievements too.
PLAN MEALS LIKE YOU PLAN MEETINGS
Do you cancel meetings in the office for trivial things? Why not plan your diet just like you plan other important things in life. Setup a meal plan for every week, which makes your eating and shopping a routine. The more you make it a chore, the less likely you will go astray from your diet. Stick to the basics as the pros say.
GOOD HABITS LEAD TO CONSISTENT RESULTS
Pick up healthy habits during the year. For example, walk or cycle to work every morning to kickstart your fitness. Long-term habits will yield results during the year, slowly but steadily.