I know building long lasting habits can be challenging, but with a solid plan, you can totally make it happen. Whether you want to add workouts into your daily routine or start eating healthier, consistency is key.
Here are some easy tips to help you build healthy habits that will stick:
1. Start Small and Be Realistic
When it comes to building habits, it's important to start small and be realistic with your goals. Setting unrealistic expectations can lead to frustration and eventually giving up. Start by adding small healthy habits into your daily routine. For example, if you want to start exercising, commit to doing the Daily 10 workout in you rMOVE app every day instead of trying to commit to a full 30 minute sweat sesh right off the bat.
2. Find Activities You Enjoy
One of the main reasons people struggle to stick to new habits is because they find them boring or tedious. To make it easier for yourself, find activities that you genuinely enjoy. When you have fun with adding new habits into your routine, it won't feel like a chore, and you'll be more likely to stick with it.
3. Make it a Daily Ritual
Create time blocks for your new habits that works best for you and make it a non-negotiable part of your schedule. Treat it like any other important appointment or commitment. By consistently prioritizing habits, it will become a natural part of your day.
4. Track Your Progress
Tracking your progress is essential for building long lasting habits. It allows you to see how far you've come and provides motivation to keep going. Whether you use our MOVE app, a journal, or a simple calendar, make sure to record your workouts and activities. Celebrate your achievements along the way, no matter how small they may seem.
5. Find an Accountability Partner
Having someone to hold you accountable can greatly increase your chances of sticking to your habits. Find a friend, LSF babe, family member, or coworker who shares similar goals and can be your accountability partner. You can check in with each other regularly, share progress, and provide support when needed. Knowing that someone is counting on you can be a powerful motivator.
6. Be Kind to Yourself
Building habits takes time and effort, and it's important to be kind to yourself throughout the process. Don't beat yourself up if you miss a day or have a setback. Instead, focus on getting back on track and learning from the experience. Remember that building long lasting habits is a journey, and every step forward counts.
If you focus on these easy tips you can build long lasting habits that will improve your fitness and overall well-being. Remember to have fun, be patient with yourself, and celebrate your progress along the way. You've got this!