With the last week of December kicking in, it is time to prepare yourself for a New Year and its resolution! A New Year resolution is an important aspect of life as it helps people set a goal, for which they make positive lifestyle changes in order to achieve it. However, most of the times, people take a lot of resolutions that are difficult to follow and end up breaking them.
This year, we will help you follow a resolution towards fitness in ways that are not overwhelming but at the same time, positively simpler. If your New Year resolution is to stay healthy, why not pedal towards fitness by taking on a new #EverydayAdventure every day?
Riding a cycle provides a full body workout, so you do not have to spend time focusing on different parts of your body with different gym equipment. Cycling is one of the most versatile sports. It can get as relaxing and as intense as you like. So here are 8 tips that you can follow in order to achieve fitness in 2019!
Outline your plan
Talk about it
Track your progress
One of the most common mistakes people to is set goals that are unattainable. For example, going on a strict diet that will not allow you to eat your favourite food. It is very likely that you will end up eating that dish and failing on the diet plan. So instead of going on a very strict diet, include cycling in your To-Do! Relish on delicacies and burn down those calories! This can be a realistic approach in the first step towards achieving fitness.
Decide on how to include cycling in your routine. You can either cycle to work and around our neighbourhood to finish daily chores our go out on thrilling adventures every weekend with on off-road bike! Follow whatever works for you. You can also include your friends in the plan. Double the fun, double calorie burn!
Never keep your resolution a secret. Tell your friends and family all about your plan. They will be the people who will motivate you at every pedal you take. Apart from this, talking about your resolution will ensure that you go as per your plan every day. It is an indirect way of pushing yourself towards achieving our goal.
Set smaller milestones for yourself so you can track it down. Short-term goals are easier to follow. So if you target losing 5 kilograms of weight rather than 15 in one go, you will be able to make progress in lesser time. It will also motivate you to keep going further.
However, if you do not meet expectations, don’t be too hard on yourself. Try to find out why you couldn’t achieve your target and what you should do to make it work for you.
No, that does not mean that you can eat an entire box of chocolates all by yourself. However, go out for small treats. Eat small portions of your favourite food, take one or two days off from cycling to relax your body. Meet up with your friends for a weekend getaway. You can also get some new accessories for you and your cycle! By doing such things, you will feel more confident about yourself.
So now that you have a guide on how to follow a New Year resolution towards fitness, it is time to get started! We are entering 2019 within a blink of an eye and you should be prepared.
If you do not have a cycle and are looking for the one that matches your personality, take a look at the wide range of bikes from Firefox. From city and hybrid to off-road and kids, we have a bike for everyone!