Increase Your Health Dramatically in the Next Year

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Sure, a lot can happen in one year. It could be either a good change or a bad change, or even a combination of both. In fact, it is even enough time to bring about enough change for a lifetime. So this coming New Year, why not try to start the calendar right and work on a plan that your health will thank you for?

How to Improve Your Health in a Year

The first step to making a drastic change or improvement to your health is by realizing that you have to make a choice. It will be up to you if you want to increase your health or not. Here’s a guide on how to increase your health dramatically this coming year.

1. Make a vision of how you’ll live a year from today

No matter what your goal is– to feel better, have better overall health, gain more energy, shed or gain weight– visualize it and write it down on a piece paper. If you think you are where you’re supposed to be right now, then well and good. But if not, this step will surely help you become the ideal you. Think about everything that can happen in one year if you start today.

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2. Make a short-term strategy

To be able to get where you want, break down the lengthy process into small pieces to make it easier for you to achieve. If you want to lose weight, then start today by cutting off unhealthy food out of your diet and exercising. If you want to gain mass, then start eating healthier food and tone out your muscles. Take every single step day by day, so after one whole year, you’ll get there before you know it.

3. Work with a buddy who will inspire and support you

It’s true; it’s hard to keep going when you’re all by yourself and have no one to push you forward. You can either find someone who will serve as your mentor or someone who shares the same goal as you so you can help and motivate each other.

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4. Cut out the junk

Be realistic and know that you can’t reach your health or fitness goals if you keep on munching potato chips all the time and binging with pizza in the middle of the night. Be solid about your goals and be ready to make a change. You know that you won’t be able to get where you want to be if you don’t detach yourself from not-so-good and tempting stuff.

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5. Don’t give up

Nothing worth having comes easy. There will always be roadblocks on your way to success. But no matter how difficult it is, be persistent and keep pushing your limits. Don’t ever give up. Because ever before you know it, you’ll reach your goals and where you want to be regarding your health.

The Bottom Line

A year equates to 365 days of opportunity. You can either opt to boost or deteriorate your health within this new coming year. If you know you’ll be ready to make a few sacrifices for the better of your health in the long run, then you should definitely start your journey to a healthier year this 2018.