We took a look at online communities to observe how people are signing off the year and what new year resolutions they have set. The majority of these resolutions include spending more time with family, vacationing to ease off the stress that is 2020, and making plans for a beautiful start to the next year. We also established that the most common new year resolutions are:
We were happy to see that more people are becoming intentional about their health, wellness, and fitness. The world has begun to truly understand the importance of maintaining good health and wellbeing - we love to see it! We are also aware that less than 10% of people who set goals will see it through to the end. If you’ve ever started a new year (or month) psyched to score a goal, only to lose momentum midway, you might be part of the 90% to fail at their overall health goals in 2021. This post delivers tools and strategies you can use to stay focused enough to smash your health, wellness, and fitness goals in 2021.
Goal setting is imperative at every phase of our lives, as it helps us stay true and motivated to the vision and objectives that we set for ourselves. When done correctly, goal setting can offer a deep sense of direction and purpose that will, in turn, implore you to channel all of your efforts toward your target. When you achieve your goals, you prove to yourself that your life can be anything you want it to be. Setting your fitness, wellness, and health goals is as easy as making firm decisions, penning them down and putting tools and strategies in place to help you achieve them. Important: Don't allow the opinions and dreams of others to influence your goals. Instead, set goals that are personal and unique to you. When you tailor your goals to match your energy and personality, you are more likely to achieve them.
Set SMART Goals
The acronym SMART stands for:
Tools That Can Help You Achieve Your Health Goals in 2021
Your greatest success will come from having your goals permanently imprinted on your lifestyle, thus, becoming a habit rather than an acquired skill. To do this, you must view your fitness routine as a much-loved activity instead of a dreaded chore. You must consciously avoid stressful situations and toxic relationships, love yourself and practice self-care, and lastly, be gracious to and with yourself.
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