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Encourage Dads to Stay Fit and Live a Healthy Lifestyle

Last updated on July 18th, 2021 at 08:46 pm

What Motivates Men to Get Healthy?

So, how can you persuade a man to begin—and maintain—a health regimen? According to studies, engaging his competitive side increases your chances of achievement. Asking Dad to exercise, for example, may not be the best way to motivate him to improve his daily physical activity. But if you invite him to participate in sports, he might be more enthusiastic. Performance and ego-related considerations, such as the thrill of competition and social recognition, are frequently motivating factors for men.

1. List the reasons why you need get fit

This will to get you started and keep you going.

2. Start at home

Don’t go broke with gym memberships or personal training. Start small. Starting at home with some exercise videos will eliminate your concern of gear, looking bad in front of others, and even a lack of funds.

3. Look for a work out buddy

Find someone close to you who is dependable and will hold you accountable.

4. Get in at least 30 minutes every day

Be consistent! If you can create the habit, learn and adjust along the way; then you’ll begin to see and feel results.

5. Reward yourself

Set some milestones along the way to your big goal. When you hit your goals, reward yourself. Small victories over time will lead to big victories in the end.

6. Add high-nutrient foods to your diet

Instead of going cold turkey with a radical meal plan, take it slow. Start off by adding good foods like leafy green vegetables. Your body will not crave the bad foods you were eating as much because you will be eating high-nutrient foods.

7. Track your progress

There is no greater feeling than to be able to check off tasks or goals as you progress. It is also a good idea to write down not just how many days and pounds, but also to reflect on your workouts and your body.

8. Study fitness and nutrition

The more you fill my mind with something, the more engaged you’ll be. When you start studying fitness, you’ll feel more capable. When you start studying nutrition, you’ll be more knowledgeable and encouraged by the sacrifices you’ve made in meal choices.

9. Motivate with music

Every guy has tunes that get him geared up to go hard. Make dad a playlist of his favorite anthems and suggest that he use them for motivation throughout the day for mini-movement sessions.

10. Seek Out Sports Programs

Who is Dad’s favorite sports team? There are countless NFL, NBA and NHL sports stars who endorse fitness products and some that even promote exercise programs. Your Dad might be willing to try if he knows that it is the same workout done by his favorite player.

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