I love setting New Years Goals. Here are the ones I have decided on for this year:
Do the New Rules of Lifting Program
I have recently started doing weight machines at the gym, but really wanted to branch out into full weight lifting. My boyfriend got me this book for Christmas and I am excited about trying it. It is a 6 month program, and my goal is to finish it.
Try a fitness class at least once a month
Even though I recently joined a gym, I haven’t tried any of the classes. I want to make an effort to try at least one class a month.
Try a new recipe twice a month
I am the queen of pinning things to my Pinterest board and then not using them. This year I want to try a couple of new recipes a month.
Run at least 4 days a week
During Half Marathon and Marathon training, I always ran 5 days a week (at least on the good weeks). I don’t know that I necessarily want to go back to that because of adding in other exercise, but I would like to make sure I am running at least 4 days a week.
Get back into my Size 8 pants comfortably
I don’t want to set a weight goal this year. I am trying to focus less on the numbers and more on getting healthy. But I would like to fit into some of my old jeans. I was really comfortable with my body when I was this size, so I would like to get back to it.
Swim laps at the gym
One of the reasons I really wanted to join the YMCA was that they had a pool, yet I haven’t used it yet. I really want to do a triathlon sometime in the future, but I need to get some swimming experience before I do that.
Apply for promotion if the opportunity presents itself
One of the things I love most about my new job is that there will be opportunities for advancement. I don’t want to let fear hold me back. If an opportunity comes up this year, I want to put myself out there and apply for it.
And perhaps the most challenging:
Learn to love my body
in spite of including all of my imperfections.