Fit in your fitness


Getting at least 30 minutes of exercise per day will do wonders for your health – not only will it make you fitter, but you’ll also have more energy to keep up with the kids. Here are 3 top tips to help you get back on track!

1. Plan your time
How many times do you skip doing any exercise? All you need is as little as 30 minutes of exercise planned in per day. You can even break it up into two 15 minute sessions. Come on! That’s nothing to schedule in. Be realistic and plan your activity for when it suits you best. If you’re not a morning person then don’t plan for a morning workout, if you know in your heart of hearts that you won’t stick to it. Plan it for when it is easiest for you and at a location that suits you best… either at home, in the gym or taking to the outdoors to make the most of the light evenings before they diusappear. You choose!

2. Try a new exercise or sport
If you have hit the stage with your workout plan where you are feeling a little demotivated and not feeling the results? Why not change things up and give something new a go! There are plenty of different activities and sports that you can try out. What’s the worst that can happen? Remember, exercise should be fun!

3. Set yourself a goal
What is it you want to achieve in the long run? Choose and write it down! If you break that goal down into more manageable stages, they become more easily attainable and realistic, helping you stick to them. Each week, work on what your next small achievable goal could be and keep track of your progress. For example, aim to do one extra sit up or running for an extra 10 seconds. This is real progress and little by little, you’ll begin to feel and see the results.

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