Starting a journal of any kind can be a little but daunting for some of us (my self included). Recently, after starting this blog, I bought a book to start recording everything I was doing. To be honest it is still sitting on my desk blank and empty.
As I glanced at it today before I took off to work I realized then what day 24 would be.
a healthy journal is an important tool to help keep your goals on track and help keep you focused.
The journal I have has some sticker tabs you can add to organize the journal.
My tabs include:
Goals-I put this at the front so I can see them each and every time I open my book. I used the SMART goal setting to set these goals (stay tuned for a post in this)
Weigh in-part of my goals include measurements and fat% (among other goals) so this section I set dates for weigh in to track my progress. In this section I also write down how im on track with my other goals.
Thoughts & inspiration- here I’ll put quotes and add pictures or anything I like that will keep me motivated and if im having a bad day I can look at.
Workout-here I track my workouts. I’ll do these and reassess every 4 ish weeks.
Rules- here I have some stats and rules such as my personal calorie intake, how many servings of each food groups I need, my knee and injury exercises I need to be doing, etc etc….
Now, you can put in your own sections or just simply have a daily journal with your goals at the front. Whatever or however you organize your journal you MUST have your SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, timely) goal(s).
This will keep you on your yellow brick road 😉