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15 Tips to Stay Motivated for Better Health, Better You for 2017


2017 Health Tips
2017 Health Tips

Whether you are trying to stay committed to your New Year resolutions, or just stay on track in your health and fitness routine, anyone will tell you that there are highs and lows. Staying motivated is not always an easy task. No matter what you end goal is—to kick a bad habit, lose some stubborn pounds, or gain muscle mass—some days are going to be easier than others.

Let’s take me as an example. Getting up at 5:30 a.m. on Monday mornings after a busy weekend takes a special push to get my tennis shoes on and me out the door. Even more challenging for me is working out in the evening after a long day at work (hence my morning routine). Maybe your challenge is keeping your fitness routine up throughout the entire week, or perhaps not skipping it for some weekend fun.

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9 Minute Workout in a Time Crunch


Cycling Interval Workout Works
Cycling Interval Workout Works

Find your schedule too full to fit in your regular workout today? Playing on the floor with your kids? Or maybe the only time you have to work out is while the leftovers for dinner are heating up in the microwave. No sweat! You can do this short workout that still packs a burn and even carries your fitness forward.

In teaching boot camp classes, I call this a “Triple Threat”-style circuit. It’s 3 exercises, for 1 minute each, 3 times with minimal pausing. Building up a sweat is inevitable, although, depending on your sweat level, you might be able to skip the shower and save even more time. My 5 month old daughter enjoys it when I incorporate her into this workout.

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10 ways to motivate yourself to exercise


motivate yourself to exercise
motivate yourself to exercise

“I just don’t feel like working out.” It happens to the best of us. Even the most seasoned exerciser can lose motivation from time to time. For others that are new to working out, it can be the one thing that prevents them from hitting the gym on a regular basis. Take a look at our top ten exercise motivation tips and see how they can help you get through those tough days!

1. Set goals – focus on goals that are SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and timely). You’ll have a higher amount of success when following these five principles. Not sure where to start? Check out some this free template and see how you can add SMART to your routine:

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