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How to transform your fitness routine...and life!

How to transform your fitness routine...and life!

Many of us seek a change in our fitness plan around springtime. Whether we've fallen off the wagon, become bored with doing the same thing, or need a change of scenery, it's natural to change up your routine this time of year. It's normal to embark on a fitness journey searching for a radical change in weight, shape, size, or habits. We all have a grand vision in our heads of what we want to be, but the route to get there can be tough, overwhelming, and perhaps, out of reach. That's often because our focus is on one big goal and the changes are too extreme, conflicting too fiercely with your established habits. What you like to eat, what you like to do (and not do), how you like to spend your time and other behaviors that affect your health and wellness are hardwired to some extent. Simply deciding you want to eat better, exercise more or take better care of yourself doesn’t magically make the change happen. More importantly, when the benefit or reward of those behavior changes is tied to a future reward, your brain will struggle to prioritize the short term choice. Does exercise ultimately make you more creative, energetic, or happy? Does it help you sleep better or focus longer? It’s time to take note! *​Here are 5 tips on how you can transform your fitness routine and life:* *Find the Positive: *When healthier behaviors are associated with ridding your body of excess fat, your attitude toward the good behavior can also be clouded. it becomes harder to get ‘er done and much easier to fall off the wagon. What if, instead, you found activities you love, that don’t feel like exercise, but still help you be healthy? *Reassess Your Goals: *Ask yourself one simple question: “WHY?” Why do you want to eat better or exercise more? It’s important to find a why that provides an immediate return on your investment versus one that promises you’ll feel successful in the future. *Reward Yourself And Move On: *When you see immediate benefits of exercise and better food choices, you will start connecting the dots. state out loud how proud you are of your behavior, note the reward you’re feeling from the good choice you made in the moment, and then make a plan to do it again! *Find Exercise You Want to Do: *Re-evaluate your chosen workout program. Does taking that class make your heart sing or do you feel like you have to do it? Does running feel good to you or would walking be more enjoyable? Is 45 minutes doable or would shorter workouts fit better with your life? Bottom line, it doesn’t matter what you do–it has to work for you. *Change Your Relationship With Exercise & Eating Well: *Right now you probably see exercise and healthier food choices as a must do. We need to get to a place where these are a want to do, instead! To read the full article, click here . *Start your new fitness journey at Anytime Fitness in Lander!* Anytime Fitness , 943 Amoretti St., Lander, WY 82520 307-332-2811 #sponsored #county10 #news