How To Make 2023 The Year Of Your Fun Fitness

A focus my blog is Health/Wellness. One of the keys to making 2023 a prosperous year is optimizing your personal health. The following contributed post is entitled, How To Make 2023 The Year Of Your Fun Fitness.

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With the start of a new year comes new resolutions, and for many of us, getting in shape is at the top of the list. But let’s face it, the thought of hitting the gym can be as appealing as only eating eating rice, chicken and broccoli for the rest of the year. Sure, it’s still tasty, and can be cooked in a variety of ways, but over time you’ll get bored and probably won’t keep up with it over a full year.

But fear not, getting in shape doesn’t have to be a chore, it can be fun and rewarding too. In this article, we’ll explore ways to make fitness a part of your daily routine. We’ll also discuss how to make this year, the 2023 that promises to give us some calm from the intensity of this decade so far, the year of your fitness goals finally being realized in the best way.

Without further ado, let’s begin:

It’s Good To Find Activities You Enjoy

The first step in getting in shape is to find activities that you actually enjoy. Let’s be real, if the thought of running on a treadmill makes you want to run in the opposite direction, then it’s time to find something else.

The key is to experiment with different activities until you find something that you look forward to. Maybe it’s dancing, playing a sport, or even just going for a walk. The point is, if you’re having fun, you’re more likely to stick with it. Plus, you’ll be able to invite your friends to your salsa class or whatever other fun activity you’ve started, as opposed to inviting them for a run on the treadmill looking at the same wall for 30 minutes. You can also use services like Fitness 19 to find equipment with plenty of variety so that things never get stale.

Achievable Goals Prevent You From Burning Out

Start small, and build when you have a base. Time will flow if you are or aren’t setting up these goals in the best way, so being slow is better than not starting at all. Instead of saying “I want to lose 50 pounds in one month”, why not start small and set a goal to lose 5 pounds in a month?

This way, you’ll be more likely to stick with it, and you’ll feel a sense of accomplishment when you reach your goal. Remember, slow and steady wins the race (or in this case, the war to enjoy working out once more).

It’s Okay To Have Fun And Laugh A Little

Finally, don’t forget to have fun and incorporate a little bit of humor into your fitness routine. It’s easy to get caught up in the seriousness of getting in shape, but remember, laughter is the best medicine (except for maybe actual medicine, but you get the point).

So, put on your favorite comedy while you exercise doing yoga at home, or find a workout buddy who makes you laugh. Trust me, you’ll be able to burn calories and have a good belly laugh at the same time.

With this advice, you’re sure to make 2023 the year of fun fitness.

Author: anwaryusef

Anwar Y. Dunbar is a Regulatory Scientist. Being a naturally curious person, he is also a student of all things. He earned his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Michigan and his Bachelor’s Degree in General Biology from Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU). Prior to starting the Big Words Blog Site, Anwar published and contributed to numerous research articles in competitive scientific journals reporting on his research from graduate school and postdoctoral years. After falling in love with writing, he contributed to the now defunct Examiner.com, and the Edvocate where he regularly wrote about: Education-related stories/topics, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Financial Literacy; as well as conducted interviews with notable individuals such as actor and author Hill Harper. Having many influences, one of his most notable heroes is author, intellectual and speaker, Malcolm Gladwell, author of books including Outliers and David and Goliath. Anwar has his hands in many, many activities. In addition to writing, Anwar actively mentors youth, works to spread awareness of STEM careers, serves on the Board of Directors of the Friends of the David M. Brown Arlington Planetarium, serves as Treasurer for the JCSU Washington, DC Alumni Chapter, and is active in the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace Ministry at the Alfred Street Baptist Church. He also tutors in the subjects of biology, chemistry and physics. Along with his multi-talented older brother Amahl Dunbar (designer of the Big Words logos, inventor and a plethora of other things), Anwar is a “Fanboy” and really enjoys Science-Fiction and Superhero movies including but not restricted to Captain America Civil War, Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Prometheus. He is a proud native of Buffalo, NY.