The first month of the New Year is almost over. Some of us have given up on our new year’s resolution while others are still sticking to it. Living a healthier lifestyle is one of the most common resolutions and getting through the first month is always the toughest. If you’re feeling like giving up, these tips from fitness experts might be just what you need to get that motivation back.
- Take a new class. Switching up your routine in the gym will keep you from getting bored.
- Treat yourself every day. A piece of chocolate or a glass of wine here or there will keep you from binging later on.
- Create a workout playlist. Some good workout music can really improve your workout and mood.
- Give yourself a pep talk. Having a motto or mantra can really increase your confidence and determination.
- Plan a post-workout meal. Having food in mind will motivate you to workout extra hard.
- Connect with friends. Having a workout partner will hold you accountable to your workout.
- Scroll through your news feed. Seeing other people on social media at the gym can motivate you to go to the gym also.
- Think about how you’ll feel after. Even simple activities are said to reduce stress, boost your mood, and improve self-esteem.
- Take a breather. Make sure to take rest days and give your body time to recover.
- Set attainable goals. Create long-term goals that will form a healthy lifestyle from here on out.
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