How to finally stay fit this year and beyond
We all love to make positive resolutions but keeping such resolutions has become the most challenging part. If you find it difficult to sustain a healthier lifestyle, or keeping fit, there are possibilities you have been going about the whole thing in the wrong way. Here are some tips that can help you stay fit ad achieve your health resolutions in the year and ticking with the plan;
Tip #1: Always ask why?
There are so many confusing theories and fitness tips in the world today but you need to realize that not every tip or idea will work for you. If you want to stay healthy and fit, you must ask yourself; why am I doing this? Many people think the month of January is the month to stay committed to most resolutions because they want to start on a “High Note”, this reason will eventually make you lazy for the rest of the year. If you decide to lose 10 pounds in 1 week, you need to ask yourself, how can I lose 10 pounds of weight without losing lean muscles. Be motivated for the right reason- for instance let your main reason of losing weight be; to reduce your risks of certain diseases and not because summer season is around the corner.
Tip #2: Be realistic with your plan
Those who work too hard to achieve fitness and healthy bodies are the ones that lose interest more quickly, but those who want a slow and steady fitness and health routine often stick with their plans on a long term . For your meals, make sure you choose recipes that are not only healthy, but those that you can have enough time to prepare. Be simple with your health and fitness plans and don’t get carried away with what others are doing.
Tip #3: Don’t do it alone
One of the reasons why many people fail to meet their targets as regards keeping healthy is because they prefer to do it all alone. Working with others that are as excited as you are will help you remain accountable to yourself and be happier. When you feel alone, you will not get enough motivation to accomplish the goals you have set for yourself. Try as much as possible to add your friends to your meal tracking lists, and workouts, likewise, find time to share your ideas, thoughts and even results. Make sure you are flexible in your diet and workout routine.
Tip#4: Make use of tech tools
Tech tools are becoming wonderful companions when it comes to staying fit and healthy. Tech tools can do a lot of things, they can help you track your daily calorie consumption, workout a healthy diet plan, create maps for your jogging , keep track of distance covered when exercising, and help you avoid breaking your own goal or resolution.
Some of the simplest and most useful health and fitness tech tools you can consider, include; Google Doc, RunKeeper, MarkMyFitness, and calorie trackers.
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