Starting a diet can be fun and exciting or it can be a time of anxiety, doubt and fear. If you have ever tried losing weight only to become discouraged, beginning a diet can make you feel defeated before you even get started. The best way to begin a diet or a fitness program is to start a fitness journal at the same time. Once you begin journaling, you will …
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Maintaining a diet and fitness journal has been proven to be the number one motivator for helping a person succeed with their goals. Writing down everything you eat and drink and all of your activities each day will help you track your progress as you …
If you have been dieting for a while but not seeing the results you would like, try keeping a fitness journal for 30 days and you may see a big difference. I have been keeping a fitness journal for years and it has helped me go above and beyond the goals I have …
Self-love is a good love and nothing you should feel guilty about. Be thankful for your life and everything that you are. You are enough, just the way you are. Remind yourself of that everyday by keeping a fitness journal—it is like writing love letters to your soul. If you write ..
Journaling helps to build character. Keeping a daily record of your activities, keeps you accountable for everything that you do. That is why keeping a fitness journal is so important to the success of your fitness program. With every stroke of the pen, journaling builds character, discipline, and ..
If you want to lose weight, get in shape, tone up, build a better body, and stay motivated and inspired, start keeping a fitness journal. Journaling will set your spirit free. Journaling will motivate you without ever telling you what to do. A journal is like a quiet witness to your challenges, your struggles, your victories and your ..
When asked what my secret is for staying in shape, my response varies. I could answer that it is my diet or that I exercise 6 days a week or that I truly believe that a fit body is a healthy body. The truth is that journaling is the real secret behind my success.
Journaling is the act of keeping a journal. While there are all sorts of journals, like work journals, travel journals, or personal journals much like diaries, the journaling I am referring to is …
When you want to super charge your diet, start a fitness journal. Journaling provides a positive avenue to project your goals and also helps you define a path for success. Journaling details your own private journey when you take an idea and turn it into something magnificent. This is what occurs when you decide to lose weight and get fit. First, you become inspired, next, you grasp the …
What does it mean to empower? It is the act of giving power. Therefore, when you empower the beauty in you, you give power to that beauty or in other words allow the beauty to come forth, to authorize its presence, if you will.
Does she work out regularly? Does she cheat on her diet? Is she really keeping all of her notes in that journal that she carries? Only her fitness journal knows for sure. If she’s been keeping it up, it should bare witness to her entire fitness plan and more. Your journal will make it easy to ..
Journaling is one of the most powerful ways to accelerate your personal fitness development. By transforming your thoughts into writing, you gain insights you’d otherwise never see. It’s as if once relieved of the initial thought, the brain becomes free to set about thinking of ways to achieve it. Writing your thoughts and goals on paper helps to release your mind so that it can think of fresh new ideas.
Are you interested in reducing your waistline, losing some weight and becoming a thinner version of yourself? You might be interested to know that reaching your desired women’s fitness goals is only a pen and journal away. That’s because it has been proven that those women who keep a journal of everything that they eat and drink and all of their activities have a greater chance of success than those who do not.
A primary part of my women’s fitness program is keeping a fitness journal. Journaling is a great tool for newbies or seasoned athletes. Anyone can use journaling to help them reach their goals. No matter what you desire in life, goal planning by writing out your dreams and plans for yourself will help to bring about your success.
Diet, exercise and journaling are the three main components to the Fitness4Her women’s fitness program. Each of these plays a major part in helping women look and feel their very best. The good news is that women’s fitness is easily attainable and all it takes is learning to make a habit out of good choices and healthy behaviors.
Maintaining a diet and fitness journal has been proven to be the number one motivator for helping you succeed with your goals. Writing down everything you eat and drink and all of your activities each day will help you track your progress as you move toward your fitness goals. So, what are your fitness goals and why are you participating in a fitness program?
If you have just started journaling or keeping a fitness journal, you might be confused about how to begin. Following these suggestions will give you a running record of your progress as your work towards your goal. Everyone has a goal in mind, so paving your way with facts and figures will help you get started.
It has been proven time and again that people who keep a fitness journal have a far better chance of success than those who do not. It doesn’t matter what level of fitness a person has achieved and it doesn’t matter what kind of workout routine a person is using, everyone can benefit from keeping a fitness journal to log their diet and daily exercise.
There are three major components to the Fitness4Her Diet and Exercise Program. Diet, everything you eat; the Exercise, including strength training and cardio exercises; and the Journal to record your results. Each of these parts is equally important for the success of the whole fitness plan.
If you are just starting a diet and want to succeed, use a fitness journal to help you along. It’s a great tool to inspire you to get started, keep you motivated and help you to stay on track.
Fitness4Her is all about women’s fitness for a healthy and happy you. Whether you want to gain weight or lose weight, we have a program that will help you reach your fitness goals. A complete diet and exercise program developed especially for women, Fitness4Her believes in the power of the fitness journal. That’s because it has been proven that those women who keep a journal of everything that they eat and drink and all of the activities that they do, have a much greater chance of success than those who simply diet and exercise without keeping a journal.
Staying motivated to stick to your fitness plan can be challenging. With every success it seems there is also a challenge. All too often we focus on the challenges and overlook our successes. This can quickly lead to disappointment and ultimately giving up on our fitness plan. One simple way to stick to your goals is using a fitness journal.
There’s no denying that the recipe for success, at least when it comes to weight loss and fitness, is having a proper diet and exercising. There’s also no denying that maintaining a proper diet in such a fast-paced world can be extremely difficult. One easy way of balancing your diet is to begin a fitness journal. Not only can a fitness journal be a place to log your goals and expectations, it can also be the beginning of your healthy eating lifestyle.
For fitness, personal improvement is about creating or losing a habit. Keeping a fitness journal is a great way to ensure that you start to create a positive habit. Setting goals and continually striving to reach them is one of the best ways to keep motivated.
Whether your goal is to get in shape for spring break, your wedding, or your daughter’s graduation party, it’s easy to start a fitness plan, but it’s another thing to stick to it. One way to keep yourself on task is to start a fitness journal. Keeping the journal with you at all times can help track your habits including how often and how long you exercise as well as track your diet. A hidden benefit is time management, so you can make it to your son’s first soccer game without thinking…I should be in the gym!
Exercise is an important part of any fitness routine, but is all exercise effective for reaching your fitness goals? Interestingly, the answer is no. Some exercises help build muscles, like weightlifting, while others are more effective at fat burning, such as jogging. So which form of exercise is best for you?
Are you always at work? Do you feel like your work is keeping you from the healthy lifestyle you want? There are countless ways that your time spent working can sabotage your plans for a healthy lifestyle. However, it doesn’t have to be this way. A little bit of effort can go a long way if you are taking the time to incorporate a fitness journal into your work routine.
Taking the time to log those workouts in a fitness journal or diary? If not, you may be missing out on an indispensable tool that can keep you on track for ultimate goal achievement.
At the very least, a fitness journal is a systematic organization of the work you’re putting in on yourself. It’s a written record of reps and sets that you do. It keeps track of how much weight you are adding. It can even be a log of your miles, route and time. It can also be a record of the duration and type of any workout, along with the days and frequency of each routine.
Have you come to the point that you are ready to get in shape by exercising and eating healthy? Do you desire a healthier lifestyle but feel trapped by bad habits and old behaviors? It’s time to break free of that unhealthy lifestyle and embrace a more active lifestyle and there is no better time than now to get started.
Contrary to what some may believe, becoming healthy is not a one-person job. There are many ways of reaching out to others for help, such as hiring a fitness coach or joining a group of people to help keep you on track. There’s no denying that having a supporter or someone to whom you’re accountable can be truly helpful in keeping you on the road to success. There’s no reason, then, that you can’t apply this same principal to your fitness journal.
Pregnancy is a very special time. It is a time of excitement, anticipation and joy. It is also a time during which your body experiences dramatic changes. These changes can be overwhelming and some women feel they have lost control of their body. During this time, it is important to remember that this is a normal, natural part of pregnancy. Additionally, your health has never been more important. A useful tool during pregnancy to help maintain a healthy lifestyle is a fitness journal.
Face it, we are all busy. Those of us trying to juggle a family and our countless other responsibilities may feel pulled in many directions. With such time constraints it is often easy to put ourselves and our individual needs last.
Unfortunately this attitude can take a toll on not only our fitness but also our health. Do you feel like you don’t have time to work out? No time to prepare a healthy meal? You are not alone. With some planning and by incorporating a family fitness journal into your life you can make your health and the health of your family a priority.
Sometimes getting fit can seem like an impossible task to achieve. There are so many different obstacles to overcome, so many life changes to be made. Then you’re faced with the big question: where to begin? The most important step in your journey may be starting a fitness journal. In it, you can log your progress and, more importantly, make goals.
So you’ve decided to go on a diet. Perhaps you hope to lose a few pounds or maybe you need to lose a substantial amount of weight. But regardless of your size and shape, there is a reason that you have decided to go on a diet.
Many life coaches will ask their clients this question, “If money were not an object what would you do?” It provokes all sorts of thoughts, dreams and ideas and is great for motivating people to challenge themselves and take risks to bring about positive change.
In search of the perfect fitness journal, I’ve found many great examples along the way. There are journals that include pages for counting calories, sodium, protein, carbohydrates, and fats. Some allow space for exercise while others are strictly diet oriented.
Low self-esteem is a problem that affects many women and men, too. Sometimes it is surprising to find that people whom you might have considered confident and self- assured, actually suffer from some self-esteem issues.
The single most important instrument for nurturing your spirit is a personal journal. The most successful tool for encouraging any women with regard to your weight loss and exercise program is a diet and fitness journal.
Down through history, women and men have kept journals. It’s a good thing that they did. If not for their steadfastness we would not have any reliable records of the past.
There’s an old saying, “If you don’t like what’s being said, change the conversation.” The same holds true regarding the chatter that is going on in your head. If your mind is filled with negative self-talk that threatens to rob you of your happiness then you need to change the conversation.
What stories do you like to tell about your life? Do you give basic accounts of past events or does your life story read like a romance novel? One thing is for certain—when it comes to our health no one wants a twisted mystery or a horror tale.
Our deepest fear is not of being inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are more powerful than anything we could imagine.
Calories are not a bad thing in fact calories are the way we get our energy from food. Your body has an insatiable appetite for energy and uses the calories from food to keep functioning. Energy from calories fuels all of your body’s actions; much like gasoline powers your car.
In order to set goals, you have to think about what you really want and how you will achieve it.
Goal setting differs from just daydreaming about something you would like to change about yourself or your life.
From the time we learn to write, usually around Kindergarten or first grade, we use the skill of writing nearly everyday for the rest of our lives. As a matter of fact many of our personality traits are revealed in our own handwriting.
In my member post Think to Shrink, I talked about the power of the brain and how to effectively use its force to bring about change in your life. In this post, I want to focus on the brain and how incredibly hard this organ works to keep the body functioning.
Your mind is the main catalyst for bringing about change in your life. Your brain is so powerful that it can alter your mental and physical health. Have you ever worried about something so intensely that you made yourself sick? That is the power of the brain.