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Tips To Keep With Your 2008 Execise Resolution

Make That Fit Resolution Stick

The number one resolution of 2008, hand picked by you guys, was to exercise more. In case you're looking to finally keep with an exercise routine this year, here are some basic tips for sticking with it:

  • Before you start a program, explore your options. Select something you'll enjoy, which will improve the chances that you'll stick with it.
  • Start slowly. If you go too hard at first, you can become sore and may be discouraged from continuing with your fitness program.

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  • Set specific short- and long-term goals for advancing your exercise program.
  • Make a list of what you expect to gain from your fitness program, such as losing a certain number of pounds. Keep your expectations realistic, or you may be setting yourself up for failure and disappointment.
  • If you plan on joining a fitness club/facility, carefully check out the atmosphere, amenities, equipment, programs and staff.
  • Follow a well-rounded program that includes warm-up, flexibility, cardio, resistance and cool-down.
  • Reward yourself when you achieve your goals. It should be something that feeds your spirit but not necessarily food or an expensive purchase.

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behemoth_the_cat behemoth_the_cat 8 years
Thanks so much for the motivation!!!
melda melda 8 years
i have been doing so good since i started this time, and it is 21 days that i didn't cheat and didnt't stop exercising, but today i want to eat something i like for lunch
onesong onesong 8 years
fit, i love this, and i love the picture on it--these women are very thin, but you can see their natural curves. a small thing, but appreciated by those of us who aren't teenyweeny like kelly ripa on the cover of shape! thanks!
blondie829 blondie829 8 years
The hardest part is feeling like you're failing and then re-committing. That's where I run into trouble. My new years resolution is to not give up!
ElectroPopTart ElectroPopTart 8 years
What I need to work on is to NOT think about my workout/eating plan ALL DAY. I tend to think about it all day long even while watching TV or at work. I look in the mirror for progress. I just need to work out and eat right and LET GO. Just let it be natural, not something that I'm consciously doing.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
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