Set Clear Goals: Define your fitness and health goals. Whether it’s losing weight, improving endurance, increasing energy levels, or simply adopting a healthier lifestyle, having clear objectives will keep you focused and motivated. Write this down and also write all the benefits alongside this that you will get from achieving your goal.
Qualified Advice: If you are following workouts online always check first to see if the channel or trainer is qualified, as sadly many aren’t and this can lead to injury due to exercises being performed incorrectly.
Only Trust your Doctor: Online now we are constantly being sold to and told to buy these pills, protein shakes, collagen powders and other gimmicks BUT never do this and the only person you should listen to is your Doctor! So save your money and I can bet your bottom dollar your Doctor would never recommend any of these and say simply eat a well-balanced diet and be active.
Start Slowly: Begin with activities that match your current fitness level. If you’re new to exercise, start with low-impact workouts or walking, gradually increasing the intensity and duration as you become more comfortable.
Find Activities You Enjoy: Choose activities that you genuinely enjoy, as it increases the likelihood of sticking to your fitness routine. Whether it’s dancing, indoor workouts, swimming, or playing a sport, there are many options to explore. I have 1000 Click Here for My Free Home Workouts
Create a Workout Plan: Develop a well-rounded workout plan that includes cardiovascular exercises, bodyweight and mobility exercises. Aim to move your body and be active every day. You don’t have to spend long and it could just be 7 minutes in the morning then 5 minutes later in the day. The key is consistency and being active daily. And to make your life easy I have lots of completely Free 30-day Home Fitness Plans you can follow and for lots of different health and weight loss goals. Click Here for Lucy’s Free Challenges
Establish a Routine: Set aside specific times for exercise, making it a regular part of your daily or weekly schedule. Following one of my plans as I mentioned above will help with this.
Eat a Balanced Diet: Focus on consuming a balanced diet that includes a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fats. Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water throughout the day. Click Here for Healthy Eating Blog.
Monitor Progress: Keep track of your workouts, water intake (aim for 8 glasses a day),any changes in your body, say for example your high blood pressure has reduced, or you find you have more energy. Tracking your progress can help you stay motivated and identify areas for improvement.
Get Enough Rest: Adequate sleep and rest are crucial for recovery and overall well-being. Aim for 7-9 hours of sleep per night. Click Here for Advice on Sleep
Stay Positive: Embrace the journey, and don’t be too hard on yourself. Progress may take time, but every step forward counts. Celebrate your achievements, no matter how small they may seem.
Seek Support: Surround yourself with supportive friends, and family, or join fitness communities such as LucysSquad where you can share experiences, gain inspiration, and offer encouragement to others. Click Here for our FaceBook Page
Remember, getting fit and healthy is a personal journey, and it’s essential to find what works best for you. Be patient, stay committed, and enjoy the process of becoming a healthier and happier version of yourself. And as your qualified online trainer, I am always here for you every step of the way.