The new year has arrived, and with it, a slew of excited gym goers determined to make fitness a priority. While setting resolutions for a healthier lifestyle is awesome (and encouraged), having too broad of goals can make keeping these resolutions difficult. To make your lives easier, we came up with some very specific, and very attainable goals for you! Check below for our 15 fitness goals for 2015:
Ensure success by checking out our fitness resolution primer: How to Hit your 2015 Fitness Goals
Bump up your gym visits. Eliminate your excuses and make it happen! (Need more incentive? We’re giving out free eligibility checks for gym reimbursements for the month of January. See if you qualify here.
This averages out to less than 10 miles a week, you can do it!
You might be comfortable with cardio, but it’s time to step out of your comfort zone and hit the weights. Don’t know where to start? Ask a gym buddy to come along or a trainer to give you some tips.
It’s hard to have a solid workout when you’re exhausted! Aim for 7-8 hours of sleep a night and you’ll have all the energy you need to crush it at the gym.
A little cash incentive never hurts. Call your insurance company to see if you’re eligible for a gym reimbursement or let spott3r do all the work for you!
Whether its a 5k or a marathon, any race is a good opportunity to be active with friends. (Doesn’t hurt that there is usually beer at the end.)
Try one workout class you’ve never done before (think Zumba, pilates, or cycling!)
One word: yoga.
A cold can take a week or more to recover from! Make sure you don’t lose muscle mass by keeping your immune system healthy
Maybe it’s drinking soda or smoking cigarettes. Eliminating one of your worst habits will put you one step closer to your healthiest you!
Health is all about consistency. Find out what fitness class or time of day works for you and stick to it!
This may sound like a lot but it averages out to less than 5 times per week. Remember, health is all about consistency!
Aside from a full-body workout, push-ups increase your metabolism, and better yet – can be done anywhere! Master perfect form to get the most out of this easy move
The more members you have in your personal fitness team the more likely you are to workout – and to have fun doing it! Share this with someone you’d like to go to the gym with this year!
We are closing out our 15 fitness goals for 2015 with a simple reminder – enjoy yourself! You’ll never keep up your workout routine if you dread it. Grab a new workout buddy or treat yourself to new gym garb! Now get out there and make 2015 your healthiest year yet!
Think we missed anything? Be sure to leave it in the comments below!