How to plan your fitness – a free guide

It’s often lack of organisation rather than lack of time that gets in the way of getting fit. Having a fitness program doesn’t necessarily mean finding the time to get to the gym and work out for an hour several times a week. By being organised and making the most of whatever time you have available, you can fit exercise around your schedule.

This course takes you through 5 steps:

Day 1 Assess what time you have available.

Could you fit in 5 minutes for a fitness challenge before breakfast? Do you have time for a lunchtime walk? Can you do some Pilates and/or stretching in the evening? Use the worksheet to help you think creatively about what opportunities to have to exercise.

Day 2 Goal setting

What are you trying to achieve? You might want to

  • Lose weight
  • Tone up
  • Flatten your abs
  • Have more energy
  • Improve your overall health
  • Be more flexible
  • Reduce stress and/or anxiety

The goal setting worksheets will help you with motivation, but also with planning what exercise you’re going to do.

Day 3 schedule your workouts

Now you need to match the time you have available and what you want to achieve with the right exercise plan. Today’s worksheets are for planning out what you will do and when.

Day 4 tracking and reflecting

Tracking isn’t just about marking stuff off as done. If the planned workout doesn’t get done, it helps to make a note of why. Then, when you come to plan your workout schedule for the following week, you might be able to plan better to avoid missing sessions.

Day 5 Staying motivated

You need to add variety and new challenges to your exercise program to stay motivated in the long term. Day 5 gives you some ideas of how to mix things up and keep your workouts fresh and challenging.

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After you sign up, you’ll get 2 e-mails:
The first will ask you for a one-click confirmation of your subscription.
After you’ve confirmed, you’ll get the day 1 e-mail.

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