It’s easy to start something. People start new things every day. They embark on a journey to build muscle, lose fat, and get healthier. But, just as quickly, too many people give up on their fitness goals. These 5 steps will help you stay motivated and achieve your goals.

1. Make Your Goals Visible

Write out exactly what you want to accomplish and hang it somewhere that you will see it every single day. Place it on your fridge. Remind yourself every day that you have a purpose. Remind yourself that your daily actions must support your goals.

2. Invest in Fitness Apparel

Having fitness apparel that you love makes you want to look good wearing it. Fitness gear can be expensive, but we aren’t saying go to mall and make it rain. Purchase a few items that makes you want to show it off.

3. Find A Workout Partner

Its easier to complete a task when you have support. Find someone who has their own fitness goals and agree to hold each other accountable. Goals do not have to be the same, workouts may be different, but your dedication and discipline must be the same. Check in on each other and motivate each other to execute your plans.

4. Never Go Three Days Without Exercise

Make yourself and your fitness a priority, and make a point to never go three days without exercise unless you are physically unable. If you can build this habit, you will feel incomplete when you miss your workout.

5. Brag About Your Success

Anytime you achieve a small goal. Feel free to brag about it on social sites and even when talking to friends. This will not only make you feel good about what you have done, but it will also keep you motivated to do more!