Hi everyone! It's Katrina from ToneItUp.com! Why make Fitness a New Years Resolution this year!? If you want to lose weight or make fitness a goal in 2016, here are more than 30 reasons! By keeping these in mind you could stay on track this year! Check in later for tips on how to keep your resolution and how to stay motivated!!
FITNESS- cardio and weight training combined.
Extend your life! Make it to your children's and grandchildren's weddings and be there for your family.
Prevent heart disease and onset diabetes.
Improve blood sugar levels.
Increase muscle tone- for looks and everyday functioning!
Increase your energy levels!
Reduces the risk of developing colon cancer and breast cancer.
Reduce high blood pressure and cholesterol.
Decreases your risk of osteoporosis.
Set apositive example for your kids and friends.
Greatly improve your mood.
Strengthen your heart, bones, joints and lungs.
Reduce depression and anxiety.
Enhance performance in everyday life, sports and fun.
Burn unwanted calories.
Women- help with menstrual cramps!
Increase your metabolic rate- your metabolism. With increased muscle, your body requires more calories to maintain it each day. Gain just 5 pounds a muscle (muscle is very small and dense, unlike fat) burn an extra 250 calories a day!! That will burn almost 9 pounds of fat in 4 months! We want that! We want to be lean not flabby, so do your resistance training-women and men!
Enhance stability and balance.
Enhance your immune system.
Help to lessen varicose veins.
Prevent chronic diseases.
Greatly improve your confidence and makes you feel sexy- improving many aspects of your life!
See you all next week to talk about STAYING motivated this year and understanding why 2016 is the year to REALLY stick to your goals.
Katrina Hodgson, NASM CPT, BS Health Science, has helped thousands reach their goals by designing fitness programs with her workout videos and her website ToneItUp.com. As one of Diet.com‚Äôs featured personal trainers she hopes to share her passion for fitness and continue to make a positive impact for the Diet.com community.