If your office is anything like mine, winter is the craziest time of the year. Coupled with the cooling and darkening skies that much earlier, it makes that evening walk or run that much more of a challenge. I’ll admit it, fitness takes a backseat this time of year, despite my best efforts. It’s just so easy to get out in the summer. And we can all remember what happened last winter, where shoveling was the primary source for cardio for many.
1. Write down your goal, and make it tangible and achievable. Having a defined goal makes it measurable. “Go for a run” or “Loose weight” are not tangible.
Here are some examples: “I will lower my blood pressure to 120/80” or “I will loose 10lbs in 3 months” or “I will run the 10K in May” or “I will eat 5 servings of vegetables a day”.