Finally when it comes to
maintenance of the fitness programs, there are
maximum dropouts. This is possibly because many think
about fitness as a target or an end to be reached.
For example a person sets a target: "I want a 30 inch
Once the 30-inch waistline is reached the person gets
complacent and yo-yos back to original levels.
Fitness is more the means rather than an end. The
means to lead a healthy happy life, a continuous
REAL FITNESS is devised to ensure a fitness
program. The aim is to help people form a niche in the
mind for fitness. Making a habit of fitness. Like we
have conditioned ourselves about food, bathing, brushing
teeth, sex etc. Fitness becomes a conditioned habit. If
you miss your workout, a bell rings somewhere in your
mind body axis, reminding you about it. And just like
any other habit you hate missing it, you could even get
withdrawal symptoms, if you stop! Fitness as a habit
should enter your biological clock. Then the job is
While on habits, I am reminded about a professor in
medical college who was talking about his tea drinking
habit and the difficulty of shedding habits.
"H.A.B.I.T. is so stubborn" he said in his
"You remove the H and A BIT remains.
Take away H and A and BIT remains.
Then remove H, A and B, IT remains.
You finally remove H, A, B and I, still T remains.
HABIT very, very stubborn."
Make fitness a habit.