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Three Tips to Stick with Fitness Goals

By: Teresaal Dridge
Category : Exercise
October 26, 2018

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Dr.Glenn Foss
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Once the New Year rolls around, so many people make lofty New Year's resolutions. While they have good intentions, the resolutions typically are too difficult to execute and people lose steam after the first few weeks. One of the most popular resolutions people make involves fitness. In many cases, people want to lose a certain amount of weight. It's no secret that weight loss can be a very challenging journey. However, if people started with these three tips, they'd be more likely to stick with their fitness goals.

1. Start small.
Oftentimes, people choose to make really huge goals. Unfortunately, they end up overwhelming themselves. In order to prevent that, it's a good idea to start small. Even if you're consistent with one effort for 30 days, you'll be able to develop a habit that will last. Instead of focusing on getting into the gym once a week, consider working out every day for 15 minutes. Before long, 15 minutes will turn into 25 minutes. 25 minutes will eventually turn into 45 minutes. 45 minutes will eventually turn into an entire hour. It's important to develop the lifestyle over time. Don't despise humble beginnings or underestimate the power of compounded effort.

2. Get accountability.
If you are somebody who currently leads a sedentary lifestyle, don't expect to be able to run marathons by next week. At the same time, don't set yourself up by thinking that you have to do it alone. There is strength in numbers. There is so much you can achieve when you have accountability. Whether it's a friend who is willing to go with you to the gym or an athletic trainer in Riverdale you hire, consider finding ways to be accountable to someone else. Don’t make the excuse that you can’t find anyone. There are too many people in the state of NJ for you to assume that no one is willing to help you.

3. Try fun options.
So many fun options all over NJ to consider. If you love to dance, find a dance class that'll keep your heart rate up and burn body fat at the same time. If you are someone who wants to build strong muscles, It's really a good idea to hire an athletic trainer in Riverdale to help you achieve that goal in the most effective manner.

While you work out, remember to have fun. As you work toward your fitness goals, stop by Advanced Fitness & Wellness Center for more services and options to help you along the way.