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4 Tips for Making Practical Fitness Goals

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We’ve all done it. It’s a new beginning, and we create particular resolutions. Then we abandon them in a month. Why does this occur?

1. Create Fitness Goals, Not Resolutions

Resolutions are a firm promise to do or not do something. As a result, they’re rigid and can be daunting.

Goals are a target of your drive, a plan or a favorable effect. They appear less scary—and more obtainable.

Suppose that you approach this year with the attitude of making achievable goals, in place of setting unattainable resolutions? Reassessing how you think about things and being nicer to yourself is the first step toward improvement.

2. Make SMART Fitness Goals

Your goals for the year may include:

  • Professional—receiving a new title in your career.
  • Health—having a strength training workout.
  • Personal—reading more books.

Now that you’ve set your goals, how do you keep committed to accomplishing them?

SMART goals encourage you to meet targets and celebrate achievements along the way.

How Do You Create a SMART Goal?

SMART signifies specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time-based. These goals are specific but not overwhelming.

Personal SMART goals could involve:

  1. Read for 20 minutes before sleeping each night this week.
  2. Have veggies at every meal this week.
  3. Go for walks after supper every day this week.

Making SMART goals will help you avoid becoming overwhelmed by what you want to attain.

3. Share Your Fitness Goals with a Friend

Be sure to reveal your goals to someone! Using an accountability partner can assist you in keeping with your goal during the process.

4. Sign Up for a Free Week at FXB Waukee

Set to finally meet your fitness goals today?

Choosing (and reaching) goals is just one component of the healthy lifestyle we demonstrate at Farrell's Waukee. Start a free week and learn how we can help you reach your goals.

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