Yesterday I met a friend for coffee and brainstorming at a local Starbucks. When I drove into the parking lot, I wondered why the lot was full. The grocery store next door was still closed. Were they all inside Starbucks? Holy moly, maybe we should pick a different coffee shop to meet at! It turned out that Starbucks was empty and all those people were crammed inside a Weight Watchers meeting next door.
Yup, it’s that time of the year again. It’s a new year and lots of people want to lose weight. They sign up for gym memberships and only go for a month, and then give up going all together. I’ve totally done that in the past when the gym I signed up for was more of a singles dating scene, than a gym to workout in. Not cool.
Anyway, did you make a New Year’s resolution? If you did, let’s not call them resolutions. Instead let’s call them goals. You’ll need to have a date you want to have them accomplished by though. Otherwise, as the saying goes,
“A goal without a date is just a dream.” Milton H. Erickson
How many goals (or resolutions) did you accomplish last year? Were you able to drop the weight you wanted? Did you fall off the workout wagon? You need to break down your goals and give an end date. For example, I want to lose 10 pounds by April 1, 2015. 10 pounds by April 1 is totally doable. Now, I just gotta create my workout schedule (workout a minimum of at least 4 times a week) and watch my nutrition. February 15 will be my midway check in, and I should have at least lost 5 pounds by then. Don’t go crazy and have all your goals be reached all on the same date. Plan it out. Take into account your schedule and the events that are non-negotiable.
I’d love to hear what your goals are for this year. Feel free to comment below or hit me up on my facebook page!
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