Summer is making its way out but it doesn’t have to take your motivation with it. For many, it is hard to stay consistent with fitness goals during the summer months. Family trips, weekends at the beach and inconsistent routines can make it challenging for even the most motivated gym-goers.
Do you remember being in grade school when the teacher had a ticket system in place? Do you recall that after you had collected so many tickets you could then trade them in for some rinky-dink toy from the treasure box? This is an example of a reward system and this idea has been used as a form of motivation ever since we were kids.
Let’s see if you can relate to this cycle… You set a new fitness or health goal, you start off strong, you start to see results (it’s exciting), you start to create habits, something comes up unexpectedly (travels, busy schedule ramps up, etc.), the good habits you formed get pushed to the back burner, you … Continue reading Cease the Cycle: Tips on Ending the Weight-Loss Cycle and Reaching Your Health + Fitness Goals