A Guide to Fitness and Exercise Goal-Setting
By Debi Rideout
Many people are concerned around this time of year about losing weight. It is really important to find a way to lose weight in a healthy way. One of the best ways to lose weight is to set a few fitness and exercise goals. It will help to motivate you, and it will keep you on the right track to losing weight. Here is a guide to fitness and exercise goal-setting:
The first thing to do is to decide what you really want in terms of fitness. You need to decide how much weight you want to lose, how toned you want to be and how much to exercise each day. Figure out what kind of exercises and fitness is right for your body type. Talk to your doctor about ways to get in shape. It is not just your body that you need to get in shape; your mind needs to be completely on board, too. You need to really want to change the way you have been doing things, and set a new course of action in meeting your fitness and exercise goals. If you are not really committed, then you will not follow through on your goals.
One of the things that can help you keep your fitness and exercise goal-setting is to get a journal. Journal about all your goals. Write down all of your thoughts and promises to yourself in your journal. Make a list of all your fitness and exercise objectives. Be realistic with yourself when you set up your exercise goals. Write down exactly what you want out of your fitness and exercise plan. This will help you keep track of how things are going with your fitness and exercise goals so that you can make adjustments if you need too.
It is important that you set a time every day for your fitness and exercise needs. Try to exercise every day at the same time. Most people need at least 30 minutes of exercise a day to truly get the most out of it. If your doctor says it is okay, try to mix up your fitness and exercise routines so that your body does not get used to just one fitness and exercise routine. Your body can stop losing weight if that happens. Doing your fitness and exercises at the same time every day will help you to not try to skip or forget to do them, and it will help you to keep on track of your fitness and exercise goals.
Think about the rewards that you will receive when accomplishing your fitness and exercise goal-setting. Thinking about your rewards will help to motivate you to keep your fitness and exercise goals. Give yourself little rewards every time you hit some of your exercise and fitness goals. Reward yourself with things that mean something to you. For example, buy a new item of clothing when you go down a size. You can lose weight and become healthier if you just follow these simple fitness and exercise goals.