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Starting That Fitness Program

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What would happen if you forgot an important ingredient in a recipe? What if you forgot an important step in building a backyard patio? It would not quite work out. The same goes for setting up a fitness program. Prior to setting up a program, it is important to know, from a wellness perspective, where you presently are.

Ask yourself what are your health goals. What are some of your obstacles preventing you from reaching those goals? Try to simplify your life by de-cluttering some of your regular activities so you can fit in an exercise regime.

Get your game plan in order. Plan for activities that seem enjoyable to you and be flexible with possible roadblocks. We all hit walls. It's what some people do at that point which sets them apart from the rest.

Be prepared to react positively to whatever the obstacle is and move forward. Be sure that the obstacle is truly that and not just an excuse. If it is a roadblock, find a workable solution, or go around it.

According to numerous studies, one of the best ways to get going and adhere to a fitness program is to write it down. Simply jot down what your specific exercise plans are for the week. Check it off when completed. You can be as detailed as you wish. Do whatever works for your unique needs.

As with most things in life, if in doubt, consult a professional. A fitness trainer can help design a program that is appropriate for your health profile and your goals. If you want continuous motivation and guidance, you can use that professional on a regular basis.

For more training ideas, go to www.janddfitness.com. Like us on Facebook for free fitness tips, motivation, videos, and pictures.

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