How to Make Your Resolutions Stick — Part Two

By Samantha Casmey, Manager, HFR Adult Programs (Click here for Part 1) How to plan effectively for long-term goals Let’s use losing weight as an example of how to plan effectively. Losing weight is a long-term goal — especially if you want the weight to stay off. Expect to achieve major weight loss over the … Continue reading

How to Make Your Resolutions Stick — Part One

By Samantha Casmey, Manager, HFR Adult Programs This year I’m going to: Lose 20 lbs Exercise regularly Run a 10K race (Insert your favourite resolution here) Sound familiar? For many, January 1 inevitably signals expectations of instantaneous formation of good habits, new resolve and immediate success. Positive energy is great, but reality sets in quickly … Continue reading

New Beginnings

 By Samantha Casmey, Manager Health Fitness and Recreation, YMCA of Greater Toronto This year I’m going to lose 20 lbs. This year, I’m going to exercise regularly. This year, I’m going to run a 10K race. This year I’m going to (insert favourite resolution here.) Sound familiar? For many “resolutioners” Jan 1 inevitably signals … Continue reading