How I Stay Dedicated to My Fitness Goals

Finding motivation to go to the gym everyday is hard.  Life is busy, work is long, you have other obligations, you’re tired, you want to spend your time doing more fun things, there’s not enough time in the day… the list could go on and on.  There are a million different excuses you could come up with to justify not going.  It’s easy to give up on plans when it’s only yourself that’s committed to them.  Continue reading

Summertime Madness

Transitioning from school to summer can be confusing and difficult, especially if you’re starting a summer job. During school you have a specific routine whether you know it or not. You had your school schedule for one, and on top of that I’m sure you had a way of doing things before and after class. Either way, you were probably comfortable in your school days. Now everything is different. You aren’t around your friends, you don’t have classes everyday, you don’t have the Williams Center or UF to workout in (sad!). Summer Continue reading

RUNNING AWAY FROM THE WINTER BLUES

It’s Monday. And it’s cold. And there’s ten classes, four shifts and two meetings that I have to go too this week. Winter is a dreary time, and especially with plummeting temperatures, it’s been hard to keep myself upbeat this week. Another thing that I have dropped down on Is exercise. It’s cold, where can a place to exercise be found? Continue reading

Three Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Working Out

  1. Being Healthy is a Lifestyle

Working out and eating healthy are great ways to help live a healthy lifestyle. Healthy habits over long periods of time are what really help show and keep progress. Short diets and workout plans may give you quick results, but as soon as you stop the results will fade away. It is very tempting to look for the quick fix now, but you most likely will regret in the long run. It is very important to find a fitness lifestyle that you can maintain and consistently see improvements from. Continue reading