Around the start of the year, you’ll notice that many people have a bunch of resolutions. At first, it’s easy to maintain within the first few weeks. However, lots of people backtrack and get off their focus and end up being in the same place they were last year. You don’t want to be the person that says they will do this one thing and end up reverting back to a broken promise. A resolution is like a promise within yourself to do better. Remember, you work at your own pace, not everyone else’s program. Here are some tips to help you keep up with your new year’s fitness resolution.
Make Your Goals Attainable
One of the main things people do is set unreachable goals. Sure, it’s fine to aim for the sky and let that be the limit to your goals. However, you want to make sure you set some small goals first in order to get to that big star in the sky. One thing you can do is say you’ll go to the gym at least 2 times a week. This is a bit easier because you have more time to get to it. You just have a couple days out of the week to hit the gym and get in a good workout. This 2-day a week schedule can turn into 3, 4, 5, etc. It’s all about creating a routine that you can stick to so it doesn’t become work. Rather, it becomes a lifestyle that is a force of habit, like a twitch you can’t escape.
Sticking to a Monthly Plan
Maybe you have a goal to lose 5 pounds in a month. You can mark down your calendar for what days you’ll go to the gym. Maybe one day you’ll focus on legs and core, and the other day shoulders and chest. It’s all about making things practical. This way you can plan ahead and keep track of your workouts and how they affect your body. Also, you already have a game plan so you can be a bit more flexible. This will help ensure that your body doesn’t plateau with the workouts. Doing the same thing over and over will make your body become immune to the workout. It just doesn’t get a challenge. You can gradually increase the level of difficulty as you dig deeper into your workouts.
Creating a Healthy Lifestyle Long Term
Now, it’s not just a resolution but it becomes a part of you. That’s how you develop fitness. It’s not just a goal or just a quick diet scheme. No. It’s a lifestyle that you embody and you’re absolutely passion about. That’s how you’ll really gain your goal because you’ll constantly exceed it pass your original task. While a resolution is great, it’s better to put it into practice to the point where that resolution becomes a part of your daily life. Like, it’s a daily ritual that you cannot live without. You’ll gain more permanent results in this manner.