Setting Goals For Your Workouts
Whether you are trying to shed some pounds, strengthen your muscles or trying to excel at a sport,you need to set your goals. It is important that you set your milestones for your workouts. If there isno particular goal, it will be difficult for you to continue with your workouts and to keep track of how far you have progressed.A few questions before you decide on setting your goals.What do I want to gain with this workout program? Is my goal rational and achievable? How can Iachieve my goal? What is the timeframe to achieve my goal? What reward will I give to myself when I accomplish my goals?If you do not have answer to the above questions, then you need to rethink and revise your objectives.After setting your goals, you need to figure out the ways to accomplish them. Do you need atrainer? Maybe you need to search the Internet for ideas, or do you have to go a library in searchof information, prepare yourself before you begin. People do not realize the hard work they haveto go through to accomplish their goals.Some General GoalsBeing healthy
The simplest goal is to be healthy. There are thousands of things one can do toachieve this goal, e.g. jogging, walking, drinking lot of water, eating a nutritious diet etc.Shedding Fat
this can only be accomplished when you burn more calories than you eat.Strengthening Muscles
If you really want to build your muscles like a body builder, then you needto put in some very hard work with lot of dedication. You must also increase your protein intakeSport - If you want to become a fast runner, you have to do lot muscle strengthening andendurance training. You will also have to work on certain muscles.Important things to knowThe nearer you reach your goal, more difficult it becomes to accomplish
as a matter of fact,you can sometimes not accomplish your goal (speak to somebody who is still working towardsloosing those last 5 pounds!)A body gets comfortable with the weight it has reached. Beyond that point, it will be very difficult tolose any more weight.Ensure that the weight, which you want to achieve, is appropriate for your physique.Even after setting your goals and working towards it, the most difficult part is continuing with it.