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What should be my first step toward becoming more active?

Your first step to becoming more active should be to set a goal. Make it a SMART goal – or one that is Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time Sensitive.

  • Specific – be specific about it!
  • Measurable – how will you know you’re progressing towards your goal?
  • Attainable – you have to be able to reach it.
  • Realistic – don’t set a goal that is outrageous.
  • Time Sensitive – Set a realistic deadline, and stick to it.

 After doing this – take the next step and become more active with a purpose!

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