If you started off the new year with a resolution to get more exercise, then good for you! Regular exercise is one of the best things you can do to for your long-term health. And most people find exercising is easy and fun when they first start out. But then comes the hard part: sticking to the plan once the newness has worn off.
Starting an exercise routine is important, but making a plan to stay with it is the key to success. Here are some expert tips that will help you stick with it and keep that excitement going.
Set reachable goalsAn article in the Special Health Report from Harvard Medical School tells us to start by setting a long-term goal - such as walking 30 minutes a day five days a week - and then breaking it into smaller monthly targets. For example, during the first month, focus on walking three days a week for at least 10 minutes each time. During the second month, add a