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Commitment to the Routine

Committing to working out and getting in shape is the first major step. Setting a fitness goal that is with in reach is pivotal for success. Saying “I am going to lose 20 pounds in 2 weeks” is unrealistic. If you set an unrealistic goal to start, you will feel as if you will never have achieved it in the end. A goal based upon weight is also not the greatest idea. It is much better to set improvement milestones such as increasing the time spent working out each week, after the first couple of weeks.

Once you have an attainable goal set, you must commit to attaining that goal. Only going 50% in on anything is going to leave you unsatisfied. That goes for any goals that you set in life. If you do not commit to the goal of bettering yourself then there will never be a sense of satisfaction.

Crushing the Challenges

It is essential to put yourself in the best position to be able to obtain the goals that you may have set for your self. For instance, maybe you are someone who does not like to have a lot of other people around you when you are working out. It may not allow you to do such a good workout or make you feel uncomfortable while working out. One challenge to overcome would be going to the gym at “off hours”. This means not going at prime time. Right after work, around 5 PM, everyone is trying to get their workout out of the way for the evening ahead. Do not think you will show up to the gym to find a small crowd. Try to go late hours or early morning so you can feel comfortable.

Another great tip to overcome challenges is to stay focused on your goal, write it down and put in places where you will see it. Set a reminder on your phone so everyday it will pop up showing your goal to keep it fresh and right in front of you.

Fitness goals are a wonderful way to feel accomplished but if you do not go about them the correct way you can feel too overwhelmed. Crushing a fitness goal is an amazing feeling. One way you can be sure to stay on track to that goal is to get a personal trainer. If you pay for personal training, because you have paid a good deal of money for it you will feel more obligated to actually go. The trainer can also to set up a regimen for you to stick to and take the guess work out of the things needed to be done to reach your fitness goal.