Everyone’s motto at the beginning of the year seems to be “this is the year I finally ____”. Sadly, most people never reach their goals, whether their goals focus on eating healthier, exercising more, weight loss, or just working on overall health.
P90X • Atkins • Boxing • CrossFit • Weight Watchers• Running • Vegan
None of these exercise programs or “diets” will work out for most people. Why is that? More often than not, there is only ONE thing that is stopping them from seeing success. One thing.
You can hire the best personal trainers and nutritionists in the world. You can be given the best exercise regime and meal plan that is perfectly designed just for you based on your specific goals. None of it will work out for you unless you actually use it. None of it will work unless you are consistent with it.
My advice to you:
• Choose an exercise program that will work for you. Consistently work out. It doesn’t matter if it’s six days a week or three days a week…are you consistent with your exercise program, or do you just give up after a week because you aren’t seeing results? Be consistent and you will see results.
• Eat healthy foods that you enjoy eating. I realize that you may want the occasional treat, and that’s OK. Just remember this: One bad meal doesn’t make you fat…just like one healthy meal doesn’t make you skinny/healthy/fit. Consistently eating bad will make you gain weight, and consistently eating healthy will make you lose weight and keep it off!
Consistency is one of the most important pieces to the puzzle for achieving long-term success.