an Online Support Network
Joining an online
fitness and health community is a powerful way to share tips and workouts,
provide support and stay accountable. One study
from the University of Texas even found that active online weight loss
community members lost more weight than members who were inactive. Create your
own support network with these tips from Life Fitness:
Get the right support.
you long to have the support of a community and access to fitness experts like
contestants on The Biggest Loser? With an online community you can commit
to your goals and share struggles and successes alongside others in your same
position. Fitness community sites range from free, forum based communities to
monthly subscriptions with access to exercise and nutrition experts and
structured programs designed to fit your personal goals. Pick one that fits
your personality, goals and budget.
a Challenge. Create
an online challenge and invite your family, friends or a group of coworkers to
join. It’s a private community with people you know where you can share photos,
videos and encouraging comments. It’s a great way to set goals, track progress
and root each other on. The ability to have a winner can also be extremely
Keep learning. There are endless
online resources for health and fitness information. In addition to community
support, many trusted sites offer the latest research articles, fitness trends
and workout videos that will make fitness a lifelong learning experience.