Every January, a surge of motivation prompts many of us to set ambitious New Year’s resolutions centred around health and fitness. Gyms see a sudden influx of members, fitness gear flies off the shelves, and promises of transformative lifestyle changes fill the air. Yet, statistics consistently show that the majority of these resolutions fizzle out before February even arrives. Why do these resolutions for health and exercise often fall short, and how can a kinesiologist make a difference in creating sustainable, long-term fitness goals?

The Illusion of New Year’s Resolutions for Health and Fitness

New Year’s resolutions often lack the necessary components for success in the realm of health and fitness. They’re frequently based on vague objectives without a clear plan or understanding of how to achieve these aspirations. These resolutions tend to be lofty, driven by short-term enthusiasm rather than a sustainable, realistic approach.

“I want to lose weight”

“I want to get fit”

“I’m going to eat healthier”

One significant issue with these resolutions is their “all-or-nothing” nature. People set rigid, often extreme goals, which can lead to burnout or feelings of failure when they can’t maintain them. For instance, committing to daily intense workouts or drastic dietary changes can be unsustainable for many due to work, family obligations, or other life commitments.

How our Kinesiologists at Longevity Nexum in crafting sustainable goals:

Our Kinesiologists at Longevity Nexum are experts in human movement and exercise science, which play a crucial role in steering individuals away from the pitfalls of New Year’s resolutions and toward sustainable health and fitness goals. We assess an individual’s current fitness level, health status, and lifestyle factors before developing personalized, realistic plans.

Here’s how working with a kinesiologist at Longevity Nexum can make a difference:

1. Personalized Approach: We create personalized exercise programs based on an individual’s specific needs, capabilities, and goals. This customized approach ensures that the plan is manageable and adaptable to fit into one’s lifestyle.

2. Education and Guidance: We provide education on proper exercise techniques, injury prevention, and the science behind progressive overload. Understanding the ‘why’ and ‘how’ behind an exercise routine fosters a deeper commitment to the process.

3. Long-Term Focus: We ensure to emphasize long-term health rather than quick fixes. They help individuals set achievable, incremental goals that contribute to sustainable lifestyle changes.

4. Adaptability and Support: Life is unpredictable, and our kinesiologist can adapt your training plan according to your lifestyle needs. Your health is our priority, despite what obstacles or barriers may be present, we offer ongoing support, motivation, and adjustments to keep individuals on track.

5. Holistic Approach: Kinesiologists consider various aspects of health, including nutrition, stress management, sleep, family health history and mental well-being, in designing a comprehensive health plan.

By working with a kinesiologist, individuals can shift their focus from short-lived resolutions to long-term health and wellness goals. This partnership fosters a more realistic, sustainable, and enjoyable approach to exercise and overall well-being in order to achieve results that last a lifetime. 

Remember, the key to success in achieving health and fitness goals lies in establishing habits that can be maintained for the long haul. Working with with Kinesiologists at Longevity Nexum empowers individuals to create a sustainable lifestyle centred around health, ensuring a greater likelihood of success in the journey toward well-being.

If you’re looking to get on track and stay on the same path for years to come, call us today 1-800-963-4409.