New Year’s Resolutions can be a cliché that can either help you grow, or for many of us, be something that makes absolutely no changes because we don’t follow through with the thought. The most common of these clichés is to workout more and eat healthier. If this is your resolution every year, and you decided to try for it once more, let’s talk about setting it forth and becoming successful.
How are you setting yourself up for success? Other than the overall goal of “workout more” and “eat healthier”, have you set any achievable goals for yourself? This does not have to be something to fail at. You can really succeed, as long as you have a plan. Speaking the words of change out loud is not going to magically give you the body you deserve, make you faster or give you better endurance. Speaking the words of change is not going to magically make you buff or give you the 6 pack of your dreams, drop your resting HR, or even lower your blood pressure. But, Planning, hard work, consistency, patience, and routines will help get you there OVERTIME. So even though you may be starting in the new year, don’t think of this as a 1 year only road. You have to create the habit, stick with it, and it will become a part of your lifestyle.
Let’s start a habit and keep it consistent with these tips:
Don’t be the cliché that doesn’t follow through with your resolution. If you want a change, you and only you can make it happen. So, let’s get started!
Jenna Webster CSCS
Jenna Webster, ACSM, ACE – Personal trainer specializing in empower busy women to live healthy and active lifestyles!”