With Lent here, we all know that by tradition, it is the season for giving things up and setting new health and fitness goals for Spring. Whether doing it for religious reasons or not, it is a popular time to give up those ‘naughty foods’, usually with an Easter or summer holiday in mind which are not too far round the corner at all. Dropping chocolate is apparently the most popular Lent goal. Whatever your Lent goal is, the question is: could you be doing more harm than good with how you look at your goals? Outcome Goals and Action Goals Most people will have some…

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1st January is a popular time to make resolutions – a psychological ‘clean slate’ in our eyes, a figurative ‘ground zero’ which you can build the foundations of some positive new behaviours on. In terms of fitness resolutions, most of us want to get fitter, lose some weight, improve our diet, go to the gym more often or run more. However, if you have set out to achieve one of these fitness related goals, chances are that there are a few pieces of the puzzle you have forgotten to tackle. By paying attention to the finer details behind your goals, you…

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