We are pretty sure that someone asked you last week about your 2019 resolution. Maybe you already have a list, but if not, we can help you. Well, not us, but personal trainers. PTs have the expertise to suggest solutions that fall directly within the positive reach of the reachable range and actually make a difference. So we called a group of them to present their best proposals for New Year's resolutions. Here's a fitter, healthier and happier year in 2019.
"To prepare for success, you need to do a handful of exercises when you wake up," says Jamie Ray, HIIT instructor at Another_Space. "When you get out of bed, start your day with ten squats, ten sit-ups and ten push-ups. To keep improving, add two more reps to each exercise.
Walk Every Lunchtime
"Make small lifestyle changes to get more active," says Keith McNiven, founder of Right Path Fitness. "It's great to go to the gym, but also make small changes Remember that inactivity can be as bad for us as smoking or obesity From time to time you should take a lunch walk and get up and move every two hours. "
Book A Challenge
"The best way to stick to fitness goals is to book a January challenge in January," says Michelle Dand, director of the fitness product and program at David Lloyd Clubs Split training into realistic chunks and have a goal to work towards you and motivate you. "
Need inspiration for your challenge? Dand recommends London the Brighton Bike Ride, the Lon Don or Brighton marathons or an obstacle course like Tough Mudder or Spartan Race. If that is not enough, we have many suggestions for other marathons and half marathons, cyclists, charity challenges and adventure races in the UK.
Eat More Plants
"I'm not saying you have to be vegan. However, adding more plants to your diet can give you many health benefits, "says Tom Forster, PT and co-founder of FIT DELIS. "Plants are loaded with vitamins, minerals and plant nutrients. They are essential when it comes to supporting a healthy colon, as they primarily consume prebiotics and fiber. The increased consumption of fiber, vitamins and minerals naturally leads to weight loss as more plants are consumed.
Drink more water
"Commit yourself to drinking more water ̵