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3 Ways to Create a Fitness Routine with Ease

What's your fitness style?

Creating a consistent fitness routine can be challenging, but with the right strategies, you can develop habits that will help you stay on track. Here are three ways to create a consistent fitness routine:

#1- Set realistic and achievable goals: Start by setting specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound (SMART) goals for your fitness routine. Break down your goals into smaller milestones that are easier to achieve. By setting realistic goals, you'll be more motivated to stay consistent and track your progress along the way.

#2- Schedule your workouts: Treat your workouts like important appointments and schedule them into your calendar. Choose a specific time of day that works best for you and make it a non-negotiable part of your routine. Consistency is key, so try to stick to your scheduled workout times as much as possible.

#3 Find activities you enjoy: Engaging in activities you genuinely enjoy will make it easier to stick to your fitness routine. Experiment with different types of exercises and workouts to find what you like best. It could be anything from running, cycling, swimming, weightlifting, dancing, or joining group fitness classes. When you enjoy what you're doing, you're more likely to look forward to your workouts and make them a regular part of your routine.

Bonus tip: Accountability and support can also play a significant role in maintaining consistency.

Consider finding a workout buddy or joining a fitness community where you can share your progress, challenges, and victories. Having someone to hold you accountable and provide encouragement can greatly enhance your chances of sticking to your fitness routine.

Amanda Margusity (@amandamargusity) is the Lead Instructor at CycleBar Stamford

(@cyclebarstamford), the area’s premier dedicated indoor cycling studio. Visit to sign up for your FREE 1st Ride.