“Learn from the Old… Embrace the New.”

Learn from the uncertainties, struggles, and mistakes in 2020.

Make 2021 a Year of Resiliency. 

Start fresh and experiment with a new lifestyle change in 2021!

“How do I change my unhealthy habits and routines to healthier ways I can sustain in the long-term?”

Establish S.M.A.R.T. Goals!

S

 Specific

M

Measurable

A

Achievable

R

Realistic

T

Time-bound 

According to recent statistics, of the 45% of Americans who create New Year’s resolutions, only 8% succeed in reaching their goals. Do not fall within this 8%:  Commit – Attain – Succeed.

Example:  I want to lose weight.

Specify how many pounds to lose: I will lose 10 pounds of body fat.

Measure your progress by checking your body composition every 2 weeks. 

Achieved by safely and effectively losing 1 to 2 pounds per week.

Realistically, I will not lose 10 pounds of body fat in only one week.

In 8 weeks, I will lose 10 pounds of body fat.

Embrace change. Welcome the new you

Stop negative thoughts and behaviors and replace with joy and positivity.

Persevere. Persist. Be Positive and Passionate.

2021 will be a resilient year.

Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.

— Carl Bard

Reference

Vargo, K. (2015). Lessons Learned From Last Year’s New Year Resolution Mistakes. ACE Health eTips. doi: https://www.acefitness.org/blog/5784/lessons-learned-from-last-year-s-new-year?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Health-eTips-12-30-2015&utm_content=Health+eTips&spMailingID=24326662&spUserID=NzU3NzY3ODIwMzES1&spJobID=702507068&spReportId=NzAyNTA3MDY4S0. Accessed on December 31, 2015.

About rrluthi

Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering people of all ages (young "kiddos" to the active aging "baby boomers") about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle, preventing injury, and feeling good. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, group exercise instructor, and rehabilitation aide—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, and corporate wellness program facilitation.
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