A Guide to Staying Motivated

Excellent post for those just starting out and also those who need a second boost of motivation!

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Goals: Motivation is derived from goals.  Think of 1-3 attainable health and fitness goals– keep them achievable and realistic.  Now think of a date you would like to complete each of your goals by. Time sensitivity provides extra  motivation, especially as the date nears.

  • Bad Example of a goal: “Lose weight”
  • Good Example of a goal: “Lose 5 pounds by July”
  • Bad Example: “Exercise more”
  • Good Example: “Take a 20 minute walk 3x a week for the entire month of June”
  • Good: “Hit a 300 pound back squat by December”
  • Good: “Enter in the NPC Bikini competition this summer.”

    Starting to get it?

Come up with some good ones?  Now, write down your goals. put them somewhere you can see them EVERY DAY. whether it be a post-it note on your refrigerator, at your desk, on your computer, or in your car. Share…

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At 53 years old I am starting to realize how life changes both physically and emotionally. I strive for a life of simplicity. I am winning the battle with type II diabetes, created a plan to have all debt paid off in 4 years including the house, taking advantage of every opportunity to live life to it's fullest through adventures in nature, hiking, biking, loving and learning.
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2 Responses to A Guide to Staying Motivated

  1. rxrachael says:

    Thank you for the Re-blog! Glad you enjoyed the read! 🙂

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