How to Create Your Own Exercise Program

Have you been trying to make your own exercise program but didn't know where to start?

Creating an effective exercise program isn't as hard you think, just follow these simple steps.

Create An Attainable Goal
The most important step to creating an effective exercise program is to know what results you want before you begin. It sounds obvious, I know, but do yourself a favor and have a specific goal in mind - it will make your efforts seem more worthwhile.

Write Down Your Exercise Goals
Whether your goal is to gain 10 pounds of muscle, or lose 20 pounds of fat, write it down. Be very specific about what you want to achieve. The more specific you are, the greater your chances of success.

Create A Plan To Reach Your Goal
Write down the steps that you will take to reach your goal. If you are trying to gain muscle, you should be weight training. If you're trying to lose fat, you better be hitting the cardio. You can find free weight training routines here and cardio routines here. Bottom line, your exercise program must be consistent with your goals.

Be Consistent With Your Effort
Do you want to know the secret to succeeding with your exercise program? Follow your routine consistently, day after day - and week after week. Nothing takes the place of consistent effort.

Don't Give Up
Take your exercise program one day at a time. Don't worry about yesterday, you can't change what has already happened. And don't worry about tomorrow, take it as it comes. Quitting is a sure way to never reach your goals. If life is dragging you down, it's better to change your exercise program than quit.

Change Your Exercise Program Often
If you start noticing that you're getting burned out, it's time for a change. Don't be afraid to change your exercise program every six weeks. Mix it up and add variety. Nobody can go full blast 100% of the time. You're not alone. Add a new exercise to your program, and throw out the exercises that aren't producing the results that you want.