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Your brain is hardwired for this

By May 16, 2022No Comments

Today I have one of my favorite assignments for you … it’s to set a goal bucket list!

Not a forever bucket list, but one for the rest of this year.

Doing this will help you SKYROCKET your motivation…

Because your brain is hardwired to like new, fun, and different things.

When you try something new – or take up a new challenge – it fires up the “feel good” part of your brain.

This is a pretty nifty hack to keep your motivation levels high.

Here it is: factor “novelty” into your goal equation!

When you do this, it can keep you moving forward and excited about continuing with your goals and healthy habits.

Here are a few ideas of what I’m talking about:

  • Try hiking if you’ve never done it before – and if you have, what new trail(s) can you conquer?
  • Eat a plant-based diet for an entire week (or month!)
  • Do a recipe challenge where you cook 2-3 new meals (from scratch) every week.
  • Learn to swim, golf, ski, bodyboard, or how to play tennis
  • Be able to hold a plank for 2 minutes
  • Be able to do 10 full-body push-ups
  • Challenge yourself to one week without any added sugar
  • Do your first box jump
  • Meditating every day for one month and journal your progress
  • Eat one raw food meal every day for a month
  • Set a daily activity goal for a week or month, and use your fitness tracker to chart your success
  • Go on an active date every week: bowling, indoor ice skating, geocaching, bowling, even ax throwing!
  • Take a cooking class

The list of ideas is endless!

The whole point is to try NEW, FUN things that support a healthy lifestyle.

Like being able to walk/run a 5K, which I guide you through in my latest free resource, the 8-Week Beginner 5K Training Plan, which you can get here for free >

This is just one thing we work on with our clients – helping them create meaningful goals … and having fun making them a reality!

Committed to your success,

Jack, founder of 360 Fitness


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