Did you set up a fancy home gym with all the equipment you thought you'd ever need? Did you feel confident you'd end up spending more time working out from the comfort of your own home? Have you since found
Peruse the health and fitness section of Pinterest, and you'll see a plethora of at-home workouts that claim they can offer you the same intensity as workouts at the gym, while giving you the results you want. It might be tempting to tell yourself you'll save time and money by working out at home, but here are the top reasons why a gym membership is often a better choice.
Keeping the Momentum Going...In my last post, we discussed some vital tools that will help you stick with your New Year’s resolutions in 2015. One absolutely crucial element in accomplishing any goal, whether it is fitness related or otherwise, is motivation. Motivation is intangible, it cannot be quantified or directly observed, and yet it is the very quality that separates success from failure. So, how do you get motivated, or more importantly, how do you STAY motivated?
First, surround yourself with positive people.
“I can’t eat that. I’m on a diet!” “It’s your BIRTHDAY! I’m sure you can have a slice of cake as a reward for all your hard work!” “That’s EXACTLY why I CAN’T have that slice of cake!” “Suit yourself… but you have been losing weight for five years, straight. You look better and better with each passing month!” “Thank you, but I need to lose more! I need to…” Do you have friends, family members, or co-workers with “motivation” that seems to limit their enjoyment of social activities and daily life?