When it comes to fitness, setting a goal is very important – more precisely to be able to acquire your desired result. You will need to be very clear about – what you want to achieve? Lose weight? Burn belly fat? Or strengthen heart muscle? Many people don’t pay attention to master the skills to set goals and crush them for achieving a healthy life.
Read on to learn how fitness can be achieved only through setting a proper goal and start seeing the changes you want.
FOLLOW THESE EASY GOALS SETTING ACTIVITIES TO GAIN YOUR FITNESS
1. GIVE YOURSELF AN INTERESTING CHALLENGE
When you set goals, be sure that you enjoy it. It has to both interesting, as well as, challenging at the same time – which will keep you motivated. For instance, if you are walking 1 mile a day and want to walk more so you add another quarter of a mile to your walk. But, if you make your goal too simple or too hard – you are going to quit.
2. ANNOUNCE YOUR GOAL AND STAY MOTIVATED
When you announce your goal, you are more likely to stay motivated and attain them. Share with friends or family and ask for their opinion. This will bring encouragement and support from your surrounding and friends. If you prefer to have someone pushing you and lending their support, consider finding someone who will motivate you and encourage you.
3. CUT YOUR GOALS IN HALF
We often set too ambitious goals, something unreachable. After you start cutting some of your goals in half, you will notice they are much more realistic and reachable. This will being unprecedented success.
4. BREAK YOUR GOAL INTO SMALL ACCOUNTABLE TASKS
It is best to break your goal into smaller, actionable tasks to be able to measure your progress. Write down tasks you will need to do and put your list in order of relevance. This will set you up for success.
5. SET YOUR LONG TERM GOAL, BUT ESTABLISH SMALL MILESTONES
When you set goals, set milestones to keep you from feeling too overwhelmed. The short term milestones will keep you motivated and ensure you are on way to reach there.
6. PUT YOUR TASKS INTO SCHEDULE
After putting together a list of tasks add a schedule to each. Setting a deadline to those smaller tasks is very important to keep you on track. This will act as a constant reminder of things you will need to accomplish. Your deadlines will give you a push to get things done.
7. POST YOUR SCHEDULE OF TASKS SOMEWHERE YOU CAN SEE
Put your goals in writing and post them where you can see them. You can make a list and tape it to a wall where you are going to see it. This will work as daily reminder of what you need to do to get to your goals.
8. BE CONSISTENT
Take action – even a small one, every day. Your small daily steps that will ignite the drive in your mind and you will start seeing success on your fitness journey! Seeing results, we will help you stay motivated and feel inspired.
9. TRACK PROGRESS -WEEKLY OR MONTHLY
Check on a regular basis to see if it is going the way you expected? Are you falling behind? Or maybe you have achieved more than you expected. This will help to stay on track towards your goals. You may set reminder or alarm in your cell phone. When you check your goals (at least) weekly, you are more likely to achieve.
10. ACKNOWLEDGE THE HURDLES AND OVERCOME THEM
We all have reasons not to workout – too tired, not enough time in the day, too sore. Ask yourself – What are the barriers on your way? How is your time management? Address them – to attain your goal. You might have to sacrifice many things to achieve your fitness goals.
11. BE KIND AND REWARD YOURSELF
Reward yourself every time when you reach a milestone on the way to achieving your bigger goals, Treat yourself and some friends to dinner and enjoy it. It’s a great way to stay motivated and to remind yourself that you are making progress.
Finally, ask yourself – what exactly will you need to accomplish your goal setting activities? What obstacles may come on your way to achieve your fitness goals? Address them in advance. Plan your tasks, and assign deadlines to achieve every bit of your goals.
So, move ahead – set your goals and crush them now! Don’t wait for an occasion to make a resolution. Fitness can be achieved only through your consistent effort to complete the small tasks every day and your determination to reach the goal.
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