Mini Motivations – Don’t Stop – keep it up!

It takes 4 weeks ...picTIPS TO KEEP YOU ON TRACK WITH YOUR FITNESS GOALS AS WE LEAD UP TO THE SUMMER SEASON

MINI  MOTIVATIONS

 STICKY NOTES – EVERWHERE!

Don’t let yourself forget the commitment you have made.  Remind yourself constantly by Nothing tastes....pichaving motivational words on sticky notes placed where you will see them throughout the day.  For example, put a note on your fridge saying: ‘Nothing tastes as good as being in great shape feels!’  Or put a Forever forward..picnote on your car dashboard saying: ‘Forever forward towards my goal.’

 

POSITIVE SELF TALK

Telling yourself you have the power to grow, change and improve yourself will help you to believe in it.  Start every day with a positive affirmation such as ‘Today I will lose weight by eating healthy and living an active lifestyle.’  Repeat these words several times in To Do Picyour head even before you get out of bed.  This is the best way to start your day.  Before you know it, there will be no goal you cannot conquer!

PICTURE PERFECT

Find an old photo of yourself (maybe from years ago), when you felt confident and happy with your body.  It should be a time when you were healthy and in good shape.  Place the photo where you will see it several times a day, such as your diary, wallet or use it as a bookmark.  This ‘visual’ will help motivate you when you may feel like giving up on dedication.

HUNT FOR YOUR ‘SKINNY JEANS.’

Are you still holding on to some old clothing that you love and are hoping that one day you will be able to wear again?  Well, dust it off and put it on display!  Hang it where you can see it every day as you get Skinny Jeansdressed to remind you of your goal.  Old outfits tend to carry memories of good times shared while wearing them.  The strong sense of memory can create a huge boost in your motivation.

TREAT YOURSELF

If you have been consistent with your workouts and have eaten healthily for 4-5 days , allow yourself a chocolate bar, ice cream or pizza which you have been craving.  This will not only help you to stay on track, but it will also Ice creamkeep you sane along the way.  Our bodies may not ‘need’ the little treats to function properly, but often it feels as if our minds do!  So pat yourself on the back and enjoy a small indulgence.

 

Share the passion

Zumba Fitness with NIKI & Team x x

 

With thanks to Keith Cormican for this article 

Transformation specialist & nutritionist trainer 

www.cormicanfitness.co.uk

 

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