Great athletes become great athletes because they are consistent in their training, diet and in their daily routine. They understand that to get the results they desire, they have to stick to a set of guidelines or a routine. Once they have achieved the desired results, they increase their training or adjust it according to their next goals.
A few tips to develop consistency:
- Seek simplicity- find a program you can stick with; once you start getting results you will end up loving it.
- Establish a routine - schedule your training session for the same time each day or each week.
- Get a coach or training partner - increases accountability, as it becomes harder to push the workout to another day.
- Get a training log – keep track of your workouts to show improvements from workout to workout. You can also take pictures of your physique and keep a diary to see your improvement.
- Allow for a day off – every now and then (once a week or once every two weeks), break your eating habits and training. Take a break and enjoy that chocolate bar.
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