It’s a new year, which means we are seeing a lot of new faces here at Spunk Fitness. No complaints here; we love welcoming new members to our health club! Whether you are looking to lose fat or pack on muscle, a gym membership with Spunk Fitness means that you will be in a supportive community that wants you to succeed. Are you in need of a little motivation to keep working towards your goals? We’re happy to help! Here are some fitspirational quotes to keep you striving towards your resolutions this new year.

“Every journey begins with a single step.” – Maya Angelou

If you have a long way to go towards your fitness goal, it may seem daunting. However, just because you have a long road ahead of you, doesn’t mean you won’t get there. Right now, all you have to focus on is taking the steps necessary to move towards your goal, one step at a time. Start with one, and go from there.

“Don’t wait until you’ve reached your goal to be proud of yourself. Be proud of every step you take towards reaching that goal.” – Unknown

Many people make the mistake of believing that they can’t be proud of and love themselves until they have become the best version of themselves. However, this is not the right attitude to have. In order to succeed, you need to love yourself for trying; otherwise, it is impossible to stay motivated. Be proud of yourself for your efforts, not just your results.

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” – Jim Ryun

When you are first starting a new fitness routine, it’s easy to go to the gym because you have the motivation. However, over time, motivation tends to peeter out, which is why so many people quit their New Year’s resolutions by February. While you have the motivation, make your fitness into a habit. For the first few weeks, allow yourself no excuses to skip the gym. If you are there every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, it will just become part of your routine to go. By the time motivation runs out, you can rely on habit getting you there.

“Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford

When it comes to meeting goals, your attitude is everything. If you believe in yourself and have faith in your ability to accomplish them, you can do it. If you are always thinking negatively about yourself and your abilities, then you won’t be able to accomplish your goal. Adopt a positive attitude and you will see much greater success than you would have had you need pessimistic.

“You dream. You plan. You reach. There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, with belief, with confidence and trust in yourself and those around you, there are no limits.” – Michael Phelps

Along your fitness journey, there will be struggles. You may have people in your life who aren’t supportive, or circumstances that make it difficult to work towards your goals. You will not be perfect. But if you stay dedicated, work hard, and keep confident, you can accomplish anything.

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” – Michael Jordan

Everyone dreams of being fitter, stronger, and/or healthier, but not everyone goes for it. If you want to be one of the people who actually achieves their goals, you have to take steps to actually make it happen. Instead of wanting and wishing, take action.

“Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” – Earl Nightingale

Many people feel overwhelmed by the amount of time it is going to take to accomplish their goal. After all, if you want to lose 30 pounds, it isn’t going to happen overnight. However, just because it is going to take a while, doesn’t mean it isn’t worth your time to try. Whether or not you put in the effort to lose the weight, the time will pass. Would you rather that you spent that time working as hard as you can, or sitting on the couch?

Ready to get fit this year? Spunk Fitness can help! Contact our health club today to start moving towards your resolutions.