How to kick-start your 2016 health and fitness campaign!

How to kick-start your 2016 health and fitness campaign!

Let us help you kick start your health and fitness campaign! It’s hard to believe the festive season has come and gone already. Hopefully, you’ve enjoyed the time with loved ones, relaxed, let your hair down and indulge. With the end of the “festive” season, it brings a somewhat daunting feeling about getting things back on track again. This can be in terms of heading back to work, and our health and fitness. We have a few small tips that can help you get back on track, not only stay on track but smash your 2016 goals out of the park!

Set yourself some goals

Hopefully, you’ve followed a few of our posts over the break about keeping on track and staying fit over the holiday period and didn’t completely let yourself go. It’s time now to set yourself some goals. We recommend setting a long-term health and fitness goal, whether that be to run a half marathon, an ideal weight or do a triathlon. From there set yourself some smaller goals to keep you motivated along the way. That can be things like making my lunch every day for work, only have 2 drinks per week or go to the gym 4 days per week. Start small, once you reach one goal, keep aiming for another.

Hold yourself accountable

It can be hard to hold ourselves accountable, but one way to make this easier is by telling friends and family about your goals and ambitions. When you speak these out aloud you’re also reinforcing these goals to yourself and keeping them at the forefront of your mind.

Push yourself

Be brave. Push yourself to new limits, and find out what you’re really capable of. In all aspects of your health and fitness.  In 3 months’ time you’ll have wished you started today. So why not start today?!

Are you having fun?

Remember when striving to achieve our goals we must make sure we’re having fun and enjoying the process. It shouldn’t just be about the end result. Enjoy the little bumps in the road along the way and the not so pretty days. As they will make reaching that end goal just a little bit sweeter!

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Lastly, we have a great workout that can kickstart your 2016 health and fitness campaign!

Here goes…

WARMUP

  • 3 x 2 minutes of either skipping, light jogging or bike (if you’re at the gym)

THE WORKOUT

  • 10 squats
  • 10 burpees
  • 10 lunges (each leg)
  • 30-star jumps
  • 10 pushups (can go on knees)
  • 10 dips (on bench or chair)
  • 1 minute of wall sits
  • 45-second front plank
  • 30-second side plank (each side)
  • 25 crunches

REPEAT 3x TIMES, 4 if you’re game (or indulged a lot over Christmas)!