TOP 5 WAYS TO STAY MOTIVATED ON YOUR FITNESS JOURNEY

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Having troubles staying consistent with your fitness goals?  If you are like most of us staying committed and finding the time to work out and meal prep isn’t always an easy task.  We are often “on our diet” or have “fallen off” and will start again next week, next month, or after an upcoming celebration.  If you are interested in learning how to overcome this fitness roller please stay tuned & continue reading […]

TOP 5 WAYS TO STAY MOTIVATED ON YOUR FITNESS JOURNEY

1. Set a goal of how many days per week you want to work out or be active. Currently, my goal is 4x per week.  Having a number in mind each week helps you decide which days will work better with your schedule.  Plus, if you miss a day you can make it up later.

2. Do what you enjoy. I love strength training so that keeps me motivated and I look forward to the workouts.  When you do what you actually enjoy you will be more likely to stick with it (i.e. swimming, biking, running, yoga, ect).

3.Reward yourself. Yes, I said it.  Even adults like to be rewarded.  Let’s face it if our jobs didn’t pay us we likely wouldn’t keep showing up (especially on Mondays).

4. Be a part of a community. When we see others making progress it inspires us to keep going too.  You can join a virtual or social media community and most gyms offer them too.

5. Remember it’s a lifestyle. It’s not a 30 day diet or juice cleanse.  There are going to be ups and downs but just stay the course and give yourself grace when needed.  Beating yourself up & comparing your journey to someone else’s does not motivate you.

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(about 22 weeks pregnant with baby #3 in this picture)

 

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