"I am going to work out for an hour every day." "I will lose 20 pounds in the next three months." "I’ll be back down to my weight in high school by the end of the year." Do any of these goals sound like your own for the year? If so, and you have a thoughtful plan on making it a reality – good for you! If you tend to say the same thing every year and don’t see the progress you’d like, this year try to set an attainable goal with key milestones to keep you on track and motivated. Thomas Hudgins, MD, a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician at NorthShore and a triathlete, gives the following suggestions for setting health and weight goals you can stick to this year:
What goals do you have this year? How do you plan to stick to them?