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Maximize Your Motivation and Results by Quantifying Your Progress

Progress is the best motivator. Even if you need to lose 100 pounds, it’s pretty exciting to see that you’ve lost 10 pounds. However, progress isn’t always apparent. Some things are very subjective unless you take the time to measure them.   For example, it may be hard to see a 10-pound weight loss in the mirror, but it’s pretty easy to see your progress on a bathroom scale.   Some goals can take a long time to accomplish. If you only measure yourself by whether or not you’ve achieved the goal, you’re going to be displeased for months or even years. You’re also likely to lose interest. Measuring your progress makes long-term goals much more possible.   Try these methods to quantify your progress in different areas of focus:   Bodyweight. This is one we’re all familiar with. It’s pretty easy to step on the scale at regular intervals and see which way your weight is headed. Bodyweight can fluctuate considerably with hydration levels, hormone levels, and how long it’s been