How Are Those Goals Coming Along?
We're nearing the end of February...how are your fitness goals coming along? I know that it can be difficult to keep up a new healthy lifestyle, so I'm here with 4 tips to stay on track! Watch the video to see my secret tip #5!
Tip #1 - Fitness. Find a workout/accountability partner who will push you towards your goals and be just as excited about working out as you! Even if you aren't feeling up to a workout one day, your fitness buddy can help you get out there and do your best. It's fun and encouraging to have someone by your side through your fitness journey!
Another tip is to find local fitness classes. This is a wonderful way to meet new people who are also looking to boost their fitness. If that's not your cup of tea, or you want to work out from the privacy of your own home, try online videos. My YouTube channel is full of specific workouts, be it a Bikini Series or a celebrity workout. The trick is to find what it is that you love to do; that way you'll stick with it!
Tip #2- Nutrition. I can't stress enough the importance of meal prep! When you come home from work or school after a long day, the last thing you want to do is plan your supper. Take some time out of your week to plan meals ahead of time or even do some pre-chopping and dicing. You can also try a service like Hello Fresh! They take the guesswork out of the equation so that you just get fresh, healthy ingredients and easy-to-follow recipes.
You also want the right sports nutrition to help propel your workouts. Staying hydrated is key! If you are struggling with low energy levels or sluggishness, perhaps you need to take a look at what you're eating and drinking before, during, and after a workout session. You can visit the Nutrition page on my website to see the sports nutrition I use!
Tip # 3- Motivation. Here's something you might not expect me to say: do some reading! Personal development books or blogs can help you gain new insights into your own goals. Motivational videos are great, too! Sometimes just a 3-minute video is all you need to feel a renewed sense of motivation! My YouTube channel is full of inspirational videos to keep you going and feel encouraged.
Tip #4 - Time Management. I know it's easier said than done, but keep a schedule! Write down when you plan to work out, have your meals, and fit in the rest of your daily activities. You can also try a fitness program. My Fitness Calendar gives you 30 minutes of workouts to do each day so that you don't waste time thinking about which exercise to do! I even include a healthy meal plan each Sunday. Win-win!
You've got this! I'm not here to let you quit, so comment below and tell me which of these tips is most helpful for you!