If you have the wrong attitude about fitness and healthy eating, you’re already setting yourself up for failure. Who has thought about the following when doing fitness exercises? It’s boring…
Written by belindaconfetti Last updated: November 1, 2010
You’ve now figured out how to change your bad eating habits, by replacing them with good ones and you’ve learned to create an environment that doesn’t allow those bad habits to exist. Now, you need to make a plan for what you really want.
Set Your Goals
Write down the specific goals that you have set, not just “I want to lose weight”. List everything. For example:
Set Up Your Program
To set up a good routine, you’ll need to know the basics of a complete program. Your program will involve cardio, strength training and stretching. The resources below provide in-depth information about these different components and how to combine them for a complete workout.
Ensure Your Success
Success involves using every resource you have to keep you going. Do whatever it takes to be consistent, including:
The important thing to remember is that losing weight requires you to change your lifestyle. You have to change the way you think about exercise and eating, change the way you schedule your day and learn to prioritise your tasks. It’s easy to lose a few pounds, but it’s hard to keep them off for good. Being prepared for what’s ahead is your first step in the right direction.
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