2017 goals

7 Resolutions To Make In 2017

Although January is a great time to set goals, most people are pretty tough on themselves, with over 43% of UK adults failing to keep up their New Year’s resolutions after just a month according to Bupa and ComsRes. 

Therefore, my first goal this year is to make simple steps for longer gains.

1. Set realistic goals

GoalsPromising yourself, you’re going to cut out all caffeine and chocolate forever on January the 1st is going to set you up for failure.

Make a list of all the goals you’d like to achieve and set realistic timelines against them. For example, “I’ll cut down my 5 cups of coffee a day to one.”

Then when you feel ready to, perhaps make a choice to drink coffee only at weekends. 

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Managing a routine

Motivation and Managing a Routine

Managing a Routine

Lauren HunterNowadays we’re bombarded with the notion that we should always be feeling motivated – we should always be wanting to train, work hard, eat healthily. It’s impossible to scroll down a health-related Instagram feed without coming across at least one motivational post. I don’t believe there’s anything wrong with offering motivation and encouragement, but the belief that we should be permanently feeling motivated is wrong. We shouldn’t be made to feel guilty when we have an off-week.

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