You won’t find any smoothies, fitness fads or weight loss secrets here, just solid advice on how to master your own mind.
This time of year, you don’t have to look far for unsolicited advice on how to improve your health.
Amid the influx of “new year, new you” posts, discounted gym memberships and morning show segments on how to make your smoothies taste more like margaritas, it can be difficult to determine where you should even begin when it comes to improving your health.
For many people, starting a fitness routine is somewhere on their list of New Year’s resolutions. And while bettering your physical health is certainly an admirable goal — and one that is advised by literally any health expert — sometimes the wrong mindset can make the idea of starting an exercise regimen seem like a daunting undertaking.
Find systems of accountability
The best way to support making a lifestyle change is to incorporate systems of accountability in your life,” certified personal trainer Josh York says. “Whether that means measuring your gains or working one-on-one with a personal trainer, having clear goals and being disciplined will continue to be the best way to see fitness changes. Social media can help people get excited about working out and feel motivated, but motivation doesn’t get you fit— hard work and accountability does.”
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