Some women are so enthralled in their fitness program that they are motivated simply by their accomplishments. They work out regularly and seem to have no reservations about sticking to a healthy diet. Other women require motivation every day in order to continue their women’s fitness program. Identifying your needs is the first step to determining how much motivation you need to meet your goals.
Setting goals is a motivator in and of itself. When we set goals for any part of our lives, we are giving our brains precise instructions as to what it needs to do to make us happy. Convincing the brain that this is something we really want is a primary force in keeping us motivated. Without the stimulation from the brain, it becomes too easy to shove our fitness goals into a corner when met with any type of conflict. We often give way to responsibilities and tasks and treat fitness as if it’s just a fun activity that holds no merit.
However, women’s fitness is one of the best ways to provide the body and mind with the stability and strength it needs to accomplish everyday tasks. A fit and healthy body means you have more stamina to get all the other things done during the day.
Finding what motivates you is the secret to your success. Some women are motivated by the support of friends and family, while others find the personal aspect of a fitness journal to be the best motivator. Certainly feeling healthier and more attuned to your own body is a great motivator to keep you involved in your exercise and diet plan.
Fitness4Her is a diet, exercise and journal, developed exclusively for women. Along with this trilogy of fitness tools, Fitness4Her offers support in the way of articles, blogs, exercise routines, recipes and helpful tips and reviews on all sorts of fitness products. It’s a great way to stay in shape and connect with other women who have found the many motivating benefits of a women’s fitness program.
~ Karen Ficarelli
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