Writing Down Your Fitness Goals and Planning Your First Fitness Plan
One of the first things you learn in the beginner gym is that you will have to have a fitness plan. This may mean that you have to set aside time each day to workout and to go to the gym, but it also means that you won’t be able to do some of your favorite physical activity like running or jogging if you don’t have a fitness plan. Unfortunately, many people don’t put together a workout plan and they fail to reach their goals for losing weight and getting in shape. With that said, when setting up your fitness plan, there are several things that you need to consider. In this article, we will take a look at these things so that you can get started right away and make sure that you reach your fitness goals.
The first thing that you need to take into consideration when setting up your workout plan is your daily schedule. First of all, you need to consider how often you are going to work out in a week. If you only work out three times a week, then that’s probably not enough. You may want to set up a weekly workout plan that takes into account your daily schedule.
Next, you need to figure out what your fitness schedule looks like already. If you don’t already have a fitness schedule set up, then you need to start creating one. This means creating a schedule for how often you go to the gym and also making a daily schedule of things that you should be doing at the gym.
Then, you need to think about your other daily activities. These could be things like walking, biking, dancing, playing sports, etc. You should also make a list of any exercise that you already do such as lifting weights or doing cardiovascular exercise. You should also put together an example activities that you enjoy doing in order to reinforce your workout plan. For example, if you enjoy playing soccer, then you should create a soccer workout plan.
The final step is to identify your starting point in the fitness plan. If you want to lose weight, then your goal should be one pound of bodyweight per week. If you want to build muscle, your goal should be one repetitions of specific bodybuilding exercises that target that area. Whatever your goal, you should write it out on the day that you’ll follow it. For example, you’re going to start doing situps on Monday so that by the end of the week you’ll have one rep.
Now you need to write down your goals on the same day. For example, on Monday you should know exactly what you’ll be doing on Wednesday and by Friday afternoon you should have a written plan of exactly what you need to accomplish. Now you need to identify any obstacles that are in your way. These can be anything from a health perspective or they can be in the form of physical limitations that keep you from completing your fitness goals.
For example, if you know that you’re going to be sick on Friday, your fitness goals won’t be met. To combat this, you should write down things like how long you’re going to be absent from work, the reason for your absence, any medication that you may be taking, the doctor’s phone number, etc. You should also include any supplements or medications that you may be using for your illness.
Your goals should always be realistic. Remember that nothing will happen overnight. Don’t set yourself up for frustration by pushing yourself too hard. Be patient and you’ll soon see results. Make fitness a priority and you’ll be surprised at how enjoyable and fit you feel.
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