Measurements. Schedule a time every week, maybe set an alarm if you need to at first. Staying on top of this little habit while shifting into a new healthy fit lifestyle is important. Whether you are trying lose weight, gain weight, or tone it is such a vital piece on your road to health and fitness. Here is why:
- It keeps you accountable. It is a great idea to have an accountability partner. If you want to add to that accountability or if you do not have someone to keep you accountable taking your measurements can make a huge difference on your road to success.
- Gives you a progress report. How are you to know if you are killing it, dogging it, or just coasting along? It is hard to see the small changes weekly that will get you to your goal. If you commit to taking your measurements you will see that your hard work is paying off! Some weeks you may have major results, some weeks you may have minimal results, and some weeks you may stay right where you are. It’s always good to know where you stand so you can stay motivated. Which brings me to the next point.
- Keeps your motivated. I don’t know about you, but seeing results whether in the mirror or on paper gets me excited. I am motivated by many things; One of those things RESULTS!
- Setting and reaching small goals on your way to overall success. Setting small goals to reach your overall goal is important. One way to see that you have reached those small goals along the way is by, you guessed it! The road to success doesn’t happen overnight, reaching small goals along the way will help keep you committed to your overall health and fitness vision.