From personal training to group exercise classes and even fitness holidays, there are seemingly endless ways we can help ourselves stick to a healthy eating and exercise regime. The industry has become a bit of a minefield.
So how do you choose an aid that will help you create successful, maintainable lifestyle changes?
It’s important to consider your starting point, goal, time frame, mindset, level of education around diet and fitness, budget, and how much free time you have.
Many of us live our lives on our phones and would prefer an app to help us through a workout. Others prefer to unplug where possible and find tried and tested books the most useful method.
Shyer women who need person-to-person encouragement could benefit from an online coach, and if they really lack motivation or have a steeper goal, personal training.
The sociable butterflies with tighter purse strings would prosper attending group exercise classes, and the most affluent can enjoy the full benefits of a bootcamp programme or wellness retreat.