Fitness experts across the globe have been recommending people of all ages to eat healthy and start working out. People who do not follow this regimen are said to get ‘fatter’. These days, there have emerged numerous fitness facilities, diets, weight loss foods, fitness equipment, weight loss programs and the like. But still people are seen to not get interested in them or not able to continue these programs for a long time, although they are eager to have thin, lean shape, just like their favorite celebrities. The reason cited behind this as opined by the health experts is lack of motivation.
What the experts say?
According to the health experts, motivation towards getting fit and healthy has almost vanished from the society. The advent of modern technology and different types of electronic gadgets which are now easily available at throwaway prices has been helping people in general to lead a life of comfort and leisure. With plenty of fast food choices, electronic gadgets to take care of the household work, life has changed in the last couple of decades.
It is possible for anyone and everyone to take control of his life and that of his family members. This is more to do with staying motivated and it beings with ‘reason why’, without which the essential steps would not be taken for moving into fitness and health. The action is said to begin how people think and believe.
Three ways by which motivation can be kick-started for getting fit and healthy
- Taking immediate action: By taking immediate action, a neuroconnection is developed and embedded the thought of getting into fitness and health within the subconscious. Every time it is done, the connection only tends to get much stronger, leading towards developing of a habit.
- Identifying personal ‘reason why’ there is a need to get fit and healthy: This needs to be emotionally strong. This could be probably for the kids. Children are often influenced by the actions of their elders vs. what is told to them. The other ‘reason why’ might be related to health, including warding off diabetes, heart diseases including other types of lifestyle related diseases.
- Developing vision board of what fit and healthy means to the person: According to the experts, it is always better to start any objective having the end result in mind. Having a vision board is likely to allow the person to have the outcome’s visual representation of being fit and healthy, thereby creating more reality and clarity.
By taking action towards discovering the ‘reason why’, it is possible to stay motivated and move towards the objective with determination.