Goals need to be SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time-constrained). Set short-term, moderate, and long-term goals. Make the goals challenging enough that you will feel pleased with yourself for completing them, and easy enough that they are attainable in the time frame you give yourself.
Short term goals can be varied. For instance, you could set a goal to do 20 minutes walking on the treadmill on Mondays. Alternatively, by the end of the month you could aim to lift 5 Kg dumbbells on your shoulder workout.
Moderate goals can range from lifting a certain weight on the bench press or leg press to swimming 10 lengths of the pool, or running a 5 Km.
If your long-term goal is to be fit and healthy, you may choose to exercise three times a week.
Find a workout buddy
Surrounding yourself with like-minded people makes a lot of difference in the gym. Find someone you can be accountable to each other. It’s all about motivating each other. Along with that a little friendly competition can greatly boost your performance.
Keep your workout routine interesting by planning ahead
To avoid boredom, try re-arranging their order or substituting alternatives—an incline bench press, for example, instead of a flat bench. By switching things up, you’ll keep both your body and mind invested in the activity.
Maintain a fitness journal
By recording distances, weights, and other objective milestones in your fitness journey, you’ll be able to see progress on paper. That record can come in handy when you’re feeling uninspired or lethargic. This will also help your coach to assess your progress and
Add motivational songs/ motivational podcast to your playlist
The right music can totally transform your workout and podcast is another amazing resource available to motivate you. Figure out which songs add energy to your workouts, which speaker motivate you and create a playlist of them. Bring your headphones and pump up the music for instant motivation.
Sign up for online coaching
Online weight loss coach can help you with your nutrition and workout plan for weight loss. I say online coaching because they have the best experience & knowledge and a proper structured program to get you in the best shape. They are always there for you – whether you are at home, on the road, or in the gym they can give you the best advice and the information you need to get fit.