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Your New Year’s fitness resolution may have started off strong, but now you just don’t seem to have the same enthusiasm as you did back in January. No matter the reason, this ‘March madness’ phenomenon can be thwarted!
Check out my list of common complaints, along with tips to revive your resolution:
Didn’t reach my goal
You didn’t fail … your resolution was either too lofty or you had too many. Make sure your goals are realistic and attainable. Choose one or two goals and allow yourself time to reach them before adding more. Didn’t make a goal yet this year? It’s never too late to start!
Hit a plateau
Your body has adapted to whatever routine you’ve been doing for the last two months and it needs a new challenge! Adjust one of these exercise variables (called the FITT Principle) every 4-6 weeks to continue to see improvement:
Not seeing results
Getting healthy requires a lifestyle change — and you have to work to get the results! If you aren’t eating healthy and/or don’t incorporate all the elements of exercise into your weekly routine, you won’t reach your health goals.
Too sore, too tired and lost energy
You were either way too ambitious or you are overtraining. Overdoing it can be a detriment to your goals and your body!
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How will you revive your New Year’s fitness resolution? Share your tips in the comments below!
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