Believe In Yourself And You Will Achieve Your Fitness Goals

May 27

Believe it to achieve it! Those are the words that I live by. I believe that I can make a difference and then I set out to achieve it. This is true in my women’s fitness program and in everything that I set out to do. I am sure that whether you realize it or not, you have achieved exactly what you have believed was possible. If you don’t believe you can achieve a goal, then you are usually right about that too.

Every great act begins from a single idea. When you get the idea that you can lose weight, you know it is possible to reach that goal. But what may be lacking is your belief in yourself. Do you believe that you have the qualities that it takes to succeed? Qualities like determination and commitment are required to lose weight and get in shape.

Self-doubt can destroy your motivation and keep you from moving closer to your goal. You may need to start with goals that are easily achievable and then move on to the next level. This would be similar to taking baby steps towards your goal. Since the mind plays such a big role in the success of any fitness program, sometimes you need to coax it along with small victories to keep it geared for greater success.

Believing in yourself starts with a clear understanding of what you want and your ability to achieve it. You imagine something for yourself and then plan a means of reaching that goal. Dieting and exercise are great examples of goals that women often conceive. However, due to past failures, some women get caught up in their former results, making it hard for them to believe in present or future success.

You can’t let past experiences to hinder you from going after a goal that you want to achieve. As long as you believe it, you can achieve it.

~ Karen Ficarelli

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  1. Wow!

    Very empowering words and ones I wholeheartedly subscribe to in my own life!

    “Conceive and achieve” is another phrase that springs to mind as well and I agree that it’s so important to have that kind of mindset.

    By total self belief and pinch of faith in yourself great things can be accomplished!

    Great article!

  2. Garth Delikan on 05/27/2011 at 6:42 am
  3. It’s true, if you don’t believe that you can accomplish a goal then you won’t accomplish the goal. Visualizing the end result helps tremendously with achieving your goal, whether it’s fitness or anything else in life…

  4. Melissa D. on 05/29/2011 at 6:41 pm
  5. I couldn’t agree with you more!
    Everyone struggles with staying motivated and reaching their goals. Many people go on diets, lose weight, and then gain it back again!
    The reality is that changing and making a new start on something is a big deal. But it is not impossible. With the right approach, we can definitely do it.

  6. Edward Platz on 06/07/2011 at 3:40 am

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