Get Over A Break Up By Getting Fit – Lose Weight Shape Up To Look And Feel Good!
It wasn’t the happily ever after you planned. Here you are once again single and probably the thought of going through dating, finding someone you can even think of having a relationship can be really daunting. Exercising, losing weight and getting fit could be a part of a broad strategy to recover from the painful break up you are currently going through.
We generally tend to feel good when we look good. It has a weird way of increasing confidence. Exercising regularly is something that I’ve tried out myself in an attempt to get over being dumped. Not only did it helped me to feel confident about myself physically, it also helped me feel independent and in control.
So give it a try. Sweating out the stress and having a plan to lose weight might do wonders for you too.
A few things to keep in mind when you start on getting fit.
Remember you are doing this for YOU!
Generally, you might tend to think, “Just wait until he sees the new me. I’m going to look drop-dead gorgeous.”
Aiming to look fantastic just so that your ex regrets dumping you, may seem like misguided motivation. In the end you might be disappoint if it doesn’t go the way you want. So make sure that you remind yourself, that whatever effort you are putting into getting fit, is going to be for you.
You are getting fit so YOU can face YOUR future with a more confident and positive state of mind.
Don’t over exert yourself
If you haven’t exercised in a while don’t jump into a rigorous and strenuous getting fit plan. At the same time, don’t over do things. You might feel that exercising is taking your mind off of your ex and try to do more than you body can handle.
It’s best if you can follow a good fitness program, which will really guide you through on a daily basis.
Set weight loss goals
It’s really important to set some realistic weigh loss goals. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by “reduce weight fast” type of hype. Ask yourself, what level of commitment are you willing to put in? What’s your comfort level? How many hours /days can you spend on this etc.
It’s quite ok to start out small and then gradually increase your goals.
Vary your exercise routine
If you stick to the same type of exercises you might feel a bored or want to give up soon. So make sure to add variety to your exercise plan. For example,
Monday – strength training ,deep stretch workout
Tuesday – running
Wednesday -take a day off
Thursday – reduce belly fat exercises
Friday – swimming
At least after 3 weeks you should notice a change in the way you look as well as the way you feel.
Keep a journal and write down the progress you are making. Write down the exercises you did, for how long etc
Sometimes, even if you have being trying to lose weight for a while, when you see yourself in front of the mirror you might feel as if it’s not working. So may be weekly or daily jot down your weight so that you know you can know where you are heading with your getting fit goals.
Certain exercises work better than others for fast weight loss and some are easier to stick to than others! So chose a proper program that suits you well.
Also, don’t get discouraged if you are not seeing immediate results. It may take some time for your body to adjust to the new activity and build up endurance.
Leave a comment below and let me know whether it’s something you think you can try out. Or may be you are already doing something similar?