We hope that everyone is having a wonderful summer so far! As we kick off the summer let's talk about Goal Setting. Starting new programs and making changes in our lives require us to have perseverence, discipline, and the right motivation and inspiration to keep us excited to continue down our path of Health and Wellness.
In order to make sure that you stay on the right path remember that you need to set attainable and realistic goals.
Please take a couple minutes out your day to read this. Great advice.
SUCCESS = Outcome Goals + Process Goals + Action + Accountability + Support + Incentives + The Deadline
Let's walk you through those 7 Steps.
1) Outcome Goals - This is simple. If you want to lose 15 pounds in 6 weeks, that's your Outcome Goal. It's your Vision. It's the Destination you want to arrive it in a given time frame. That's Goal Setting 101.
In my experience with personal training, the greatest struggle I see is one main problem with achieving success. Finding the right fitness and nutrional guidance is vital, and so is creating the right tool box to help you along the way. But if you want to make a descision (lose weight, gain muscle, general fitness, eat healthier) and truly stick with it, there are some easy behavioral tricks to follow that will majorly increase the chances you'll stick with the original plan. 1. Lists.
Hell ya, or shall I say heck ya, for all the appropriate peeps out there. so 1 hour and 10 minutes later I finished my 35 min walk/run session, plus weights. I am trying to go back to my older routine of heavier lifting, Whaaaaaatttt? some will say, why? the answer my dear is that I seem to do better with this training for my body type. I teach 4 classes a week but its not enough especially since Im getting a wee bit older. . I am writing this blog to keep my self accountable.
What's the one thing holding you back from reaching your fitness goals?"
MINE? Not knowing when to start. What is yours? Please leave your comments below or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org I will be more that happy to help.
HAVE A GREAT TUESDAY
Its funny how life works sometimes. I often find that when looking for answers to a question or a problem I'm dealing with, life often sends me signs all over the place. That's been true for me this past week.
When utilizing or seeking a personal trainer. Ask yourself:What is it that you want or need to train for? Do you know what your personal trainer is training you for?Have you checked into they're profile?
What is it that you want or need to train for?Do you need to lose weight?
I've often joked that when they were handing out virtues in heaven, the line for patience was too long and I just couldn't be bothered to wait! Hey, I had to hurry up and be born already! I had an amazing life to get to living! (I was born a month early and have been going ever since!) In life at times, being impatient has served me both well and, well, not so well.
Life has been busy lately. I'm working more hours, carting the children around to different activities and playing the single parent role as my husband travels for work. Its tough and at times, emotionally exhausting. I love that I'm able to lose myself in a workout. I don't work out with any music playing in my ears. I really use the time to explore my surrounding on a run, zone out on a swim or focus on not getting hit by cars on a bike ride! (I do live in Japan after all, where the roads can be tiny at times and the drivers, not so car
Don't let one bad day or one bad meal steer you away from your ultimate goal of being the best you, you can be. Here are some tips to get you to stay on track.
1. Lay out your gyms clothes the night before.That may prevent you from hitting that snooze button.
2. Take a photo of what you are about to eat. You will feel great when your meal looks healthly and guilt you( just a little) if your meal is not so healthly.