Succeeding with your health and fitness goals will take a lot of work, time, and commitment. Even if you have the best trainer and equipment in the world it is still ultimately up to you to follow through with a plan to reach your health and fitness goals. Here are a few tips to keep you focused.
First, if you are at all sketchy or cynical about what kind of results you will see, commit to giving it at least three months of 100% effort and then evaluate how you are doing. The thing is, most people don’t make this commitment, get distracted, and then fail to follow through with it. So where then does that lead them? Right back to where they were before they even began. And at that point, they may as well not even begun at all.
Giving it all for three months will give your body time to get used to the workouts and diet. I think that after this much time as well, that you will see drastic improvement and it will only fuel your motivational fire to keep going and push your self even harder.
Before even getting started, you should always write down your long term goals. This is what you will be working so hard to achieve. It is important though that you write down qualifying steps to reach your ultimate goals. This will make it much easier to visualize exactly how you will reach the pinnacle of your goals when you take smaller steps. Sometimes if you only focus on your overall goals, you get to caught up in hoping for big gains in little time. Keep your eye on the final prize, but measure your success and results one step at a time.
Surround yourself with people who encourage your health and fitness goals and get away from those who tempt or discourage you. Not a lot of people think too much about this aspect but it is very important if you want to achieve your goals. Whether you think it is true or not, the people around you do influence your decisions.
So here I hope you found some good information about setting and following through with your fitness goals. I think the best advice I can give you is to just take action on the things you want to achieve every day. Over time you will get used to making better choices until eventually it becomes habit. So if you want to lose weight, do something about it today!