4 sure-shot ways to make your fitness goals achievable

Published on: 12 January 2022, 18:48 pm IST

If fitness is your goal for 2022, read on! An expert tells you easy and effective ways to hold on instead of giving up!

Kanika Gupta
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These fitness and nutrition tips are all you need for a healthy lifestyle post 40. Image Courtesy: Shutterstock
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Whether it is emotionally, cognitively, or physically, we all want to be the best version of ourselves. The last two years shifted our outlook on things and provided the impetus we needed to prioritise our health and fitness. We have all begun working out at some point in our lives, but eventually stopped due to demotivating factors such as hectic schedules, delayed results, or simply losing interest.

With such stumbling blocks in your way, maintaining your efforts becomes a difficult task. In 2022, many people will be adopting fresh fitness resolutions to follow.

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How to make your fitness journey successful:

1. Plan pragmatically

The first step to getting in shape is to avoid being too hard on yourself and setting unreasonable goals. Rather than setting lofty goals for yourself, adopt a series of short-term objectives to achieve a desired goal via consistent effort. Furthermore, diet and fitness does not mean you have to skip meals, wake up very early to workout, or cut out on your favourite food.

It is essential to take things one step at a time and concentrate on little, attainable tasks. Set your objective first, and then make a list of lifestyle changes you will need to do to accomplish it and just go for it.

2. Strategic lifestyle changes

What many people don’t realise is that crash diets and other myopic methods won’t make a significant change in their body form. It becomes critical to make permanent modifications to your everyday routine that will deliver significant long-term results.

Incorporating lifestyle changes, being more active, finishing steps count for the day can help you reach your goal sooner. For establishing a new diet chart, you can always seek expert help from nutritionists and other fitness specialists. Additionally, you must ensure that you get seven to eight hours of sleep each night and stay hydrated throughout the day. All of these variables work together to help you remodel your body and incorporating these little changes in your daily routine can help you go a long way.

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3. What could be better than turning your hobby into a workout?

Well, what could be better than turning your hobby into a workout, right? Getting into an exercise routine for sustaining excellent health is challenging for many of us who have never been on a fitness journey before. This is most likely the reason why gyms and other fitness centres are packed at the start of the year but becoming less popular as the year progresses.

We have seen that when you are having a good time, you are more inclined to adhere to your routine. Hence, if you enjoy sports, find a game that you enjoy and include it into your workout routine. Sign up for online dancing sessions or Zumba classes or other initiatives that involve physical activity if you prefer to work out at home.

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4. Reward yourself

Do you crave for your favourite food? Well, it is allowed once in a while if you have been truly following your diet and workout routine. However, it should not become a habit and should be taken in small quantities once in a while. Also ensure that in the next meal, you get back on track with complete dedication.

In 2022, ensure that fitness is not a task, make it part of your daily schedule and keep at it.

Kanika Gupta Kanika Gupta

Kanika Gupta, Advanced Fitness Coach, FITTR

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