While you might not be a competitive person, there is something to be said for challenging others in health monitoring goals. You will be able to talk yourself into workouts when you don’t feel like it and you will be able to set new goals when you’ve reached the old ones. Plus, you can see what others are doing and emulate them in order to reach new goals you didn’t know you wanted to reach. The more you check in with each other, the more you will inspire the others to do the best they can for their health. Hey, my fitness level is 5.6, what's yours?
At the end of the challenge or a certain time period, it’s a good idea to reward your selves for all the hard work – no matter who ‘won.’ This will allow you to celebrate your success and to be encouraged to set new goals, if you like. By creating this buddy system for your health, you will begin to change the way that you behave in your life and you will be able to take control of your body and the future of your health. You might all want to go on a health vacation together or you might want to head out to shop for new exercise equipment or outfits. This will help you see your success as something tangible.
Health monitoring with others is simple and it can be a lot of fun. Sign yourself and your friends up for a lifetime of fitness. In supporting each other, you will support your friendship and your commitment to wellness.