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December 29, 2016

New Year, New Me (Part 4 of 4): Reward Yourself

The final installment of our New Year, New Me series is here. Let’s discuss setting up a personal rewards systems to keep you motivated. We are more likely to follow through with our goals if we are rewarded. Unfortunately, health and fitness rewards take time. Here are some ways you can reward yourself in the short term and long term. Be sure to write out your reward system to serve as additional motivation and incentive. Reward Your Diligence: The day you join a group fitness program, don’t go out and buy the trendiest workout clothes. Instead, reward yourself with some new […]
December 28, 2016

New Year, New Me (Part 3 of 4): Track Your Progress

Here’s another installment of your New Year, New Me series, bring you tips and tricks to help 2017 be the year you accomplish your health and fitness goals. Today’s topic is tracking your progress. You should track your progress so you can realize your progress and address any areas that may not be improving. Additionally, seeing improvement is a great motivator for continued success. If you know your hard work is paying off, you’ll continue to work hard. Track Your Weight (But not with a Scale): At CrossFit Aesthetics we don’t measure progress in pounds lost, but pounds lifted. So keep track […]
December 26, 2016

New Year, New Me (Part 2 of 4): Get Organized

Get Organized: Being organized makes everything easier and when things are easier, we are more likely to complete them. The tips below will help you get organized and make getting fit easier. Schedule: One of the main reasons we don’t accomplish all we set out to accomplish is lack of time or more specifically mismanagement of time. To make sure you meet your goals add them to your calendar. If you plan on attending a morning group class, add it to your calendar. If you’re meal prepping add that to your calendar too. This ensures that these things remain a priority and […]
December 25, 2016

New Year, New Me (Part 1 of 4): Set Goals

We’ve all been there, every year we set out to improve ourselves. Unfortunately, we sometimes find ourselves right back where we started. To help you get on track we’ve created a 4 part series. Part 1 is about goal setting. Set Goals: Set concrete attainable goals. This will help motivate you when you’re sore, tired or tempted to give up. Write them out: Take some times for yourself and assess why you’re making changes. Is it to prepare for an event? Maybe to look or feel better? Perhaps to make an ex jealous? Maybe your health is in jeopardy? Do you want […]