Commentary: Behavior-Based Goal Setting

Here we are. Into the New Year. Tackling that annual fitness resolution once again. But how is it going to be different this year? Well, to make it a lasting lifestyle change, we must work exercise and nutrition into our daily life, not the other way around. Use the guidance in this link to set realistic goals for a healthy lifestyle.

https://www.girlsgonestrong.com/blog/lifestyle/why-youre-struggling-to-reach-your-goals-and-how-to-set-a-goal-youll-reach/

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Oh, That New Year’s Resolution

Here we go. All the Resolutionaries are gearing up to begin the year seeking their health and fitness. Unfortunately, many soon suffer a lapse and throw up their hands in defeat. We all suffer lapses in our fitness journeys. The key to success is getting up and prodding on from that lapse. Fitness is a lifestyle, not a destination. Follow this link for tips to a successful resolution.

https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/answer-these-5-questions-to-help-make-your-new-years-resolutions-stick-2017122012940

INSPIRATION: KEEPING THAT ENTHUSIASM

Many of us begin exercise and health programs with great enthusiasm. Unfortunately, too many quickly lose our enthusiasm when we do not see immediate progress. But, it is important to know that we immediately become fitter and healthier from that very first day of change. Even if we do not “see” the changes. Perseverance is so vital. Here are some motivation tips from the American College of Sports Medicine.

http://www.acsm.org/docs/default-source/brochures/finding-your-motivation-for-exercise.pdf