Making an effective fitness routine a lifestyle is hard and you can do it. Let’s start here with this encouragement from a exercise physiologist, Gerald Endress: Accept that there will be some side steps on your fitness journey. Hmm, so what does that mean to you? How do you get back on your journey, when you’re off it?
Here are two tips from a WebMD post, plus a link to the full story. Hope is helps!
- Track Your Progress
Chart your workouts, whether you do it online or in an old-school fitness journal. Seeing improvements, whether running faster, doing more reps, or working out more often, makes you want to keep going.
- Get a Cheering Squad
Find people — friends, family, co-workers, neighbors — who will encourage you to stay on track. Ask them to do exactly that. “The person should be in support, but not say, ‘Why can’t you? It’s so easy,'” says Carla Sottovia of Cooper Aerobics in Dallas. If helpful reassurance turns into criticism, gently remind your pal that you don’t need nagging.
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To your transformation!