How to Set Fitness Goals

In this article I'm going to run through the essentials of goal setting and at the end I'll give some advice on common pitfalls and how to avoid them.

Step 1: Begin by choosing your outcome

Let's start by defining the different types of goals:

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How to Manage Weekend Eating

Recently I have noticed that I have been having trouble keeping tabs on my weekend nutrition. The week is nice and long and I feel like I need a reward for all the effort and perhaps perseverance shown over the last 120 hours.

Although I do not go all out most of the time, I do find that come Monday I have lost some of that headway on the scales that I had achieved the previous week.

Now, I could go into an all or nothing mode and make a vow to not go out for dinner or cut out all alcohol for the foreseeable future. Believe me I have done that before and seen results but have had no fun and almost lost my fantastic wife over it.

A much more realistic approach is needed for me to have fun, be social, have a drink and enjoy some nice food.

I am going to list a few pragmatic pointers you can apply to your weekends when you are going out for dinner to make sure you stay on track.

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