Thursday, 10 December 2009

New years Resolutions! Out of date????

This is something that when related ot health & fitness should not even be an option as we should be working towards our goals all year round however year after year gyms take on new members all wanting to start the new year by losing weight! I have set myself a goal of losing just 4lbs by Xmas so that my New Years Goals will not be as high!

I am also going to do just 1 little thing everyday over the festive period to work towards them too whether it be just a quick 15 mins workout or making wise choices with nutrition - everyone wants to have a great Xmas and New Year celebrations but is there really any excuse for letting all your ideas and principles go?

What do you guys think? will you be setting New Years resolutions? or will you carry on with your own goals throughout?



  1. I don't really do New Year's resolutions! The goals I've set a few months ago will still be the same in the New Year. And they are all fitness related as the weight related ones gets me down and make me binge :)
    Still aiming for that bikini body for next Summer :)


  2. haven't made any resolutions yet... might have to think about it

    I guess I want to wear brighter clothes, be more active and carry on losing weight (just perhaps maybe at a faster rate!!)

    however I know that the latter isn't going to happen until after NY so there's no point stressing about it or it'll just get me down...

    Tis the season to be jolly and all that jazz, no point trying to fight it... damage limitation is all that it's about!!

    :-) x

  3. Good answers girls xx Your red dress looks fab so bright colours are a def T xx

  4. I stopped "setting long term goals" a long time ago. Instead, I focus on my MOTIVATIONS (long term), and my goals are my everyday actions that will lead me to my motivations.

    Too often, the word GOAL ends up putting negative pressure on us, leading to fear of failure... resulting in a lot of quitting and poor self esteem, creating a cycle that's tough to stop.

    Motivation vs. Goal ~ Try it.

  5. I agree with Dayne! I went to see An Audience with Stephen Fry recently and he said the very same thing.

    The danger with goals is that
    a) if you do reach them, what next?! it's easy to feel like you've nothing left to achieve and that can be a very negative thing

    b) you don't reach them, either within your specified timescale, or not ever, and just end up feeling like a huuuuge failure :-(

  6. I do agree in some respect but if you have no goals how do you know what you are working towards and how will you know when you get there?
    Goal setting is huge in the PT business and it seems it is going away from S.M.A.R.T and onto being something huge and inspirational so as to really inspire you forwards! Hmmm could be a topic for debate xxx