Find your WHY
Why do you want to do this? Everybody has a different reason for starting. Some people do it only for themselves, to better themselves by applying discipline with adding exercise to your normal routine. Others do it to look better to impress others. I once asked a client, “Why do you want this?” and he said, “I want to make my
Why is this important to you?
Make note of how you are going to feel once you get started. For example, exercise is important to me because I can noticeably feel a difference in my health. I have more energy, I sleep better, I am less stressed, and I definitely have gotten stronger.
What is causing you to want to make a change?
Are you tired of your everyday habits? Does someone around you have a health issue you want to avoid? For example, one of my clients has a family history of high blood pressure and heart disease. After watching her parents and siblings struggle with this, she decided to make a move and fight it with a healthier lifestyle. Her first step was coming into the gym where she created a game plan for her exercise routine as well as a meal plan.
This will help motivate you to make it a habit. Exercise must become a priority if you want to live a long and healthy lifestyle.