International Women's Day was celebrated across the world just a few days ago, on March 8th. However, at Curves, every day is a celebration of women, their challenges, their goals, their wins, their ups and downs. Women and their well-being are at the core of what we do.
That said, we would like to take this opportunity to talk about the role of fitness and exercise in women's lives and how, with the right amount of motivation and hard work, fitness can empower women.
Empowering Women Through Exercise
What do women empowerment and exercise have in common? For starters, both empowerment and exercise focus on the relationship we have with our bodies; they depend on our ability to identify our strengths and weaknesses, and both require some degree of training.
Similarly, women empowerment and exercise require us to grow our inner and outer strength, naturally leading to an increased sense of awareness and self-confidence.
At Curves, we believe in the power of you. We know some days can be hard to keep to your strength training routine. However, we believe in positive reinforcement and empowerment through exercise and training, always with a coach by your side!
Did you know…
Fitness Boosts Self-Esteem
When you decide to improve your health, increase your strength, or build more muscle, you consciously choose to work on yourself and become stronger. When you commit to working on yourself, and your hard work pays off, you gain confidence in yourself. You did it! You own it! You are capable of conquering the world!
Fitness Teaches you Discipline
Getting sidetracked by daily events happens to all of us. Sometimes missing a workout is unavoidable because of an emergency or other unexpected event. But in most cases, inadequate time management and lack of discipline are to blame. The solution? plan and be disciplined in your fitness journey. Discipline is your best ally when it comes to achieving fitness goals. Being disciplined in your routine and sticking to your goals can make a massive difference in your progress. Fitness requires a commitment to yourself and to forming new longlasting habits.
Fitness Helps Achieve New Goals
Defining goals is the first step towards achieving success. When it comes to your fitness goals, you need to make sure your goals are measurable and realistic. Formulate your goal in a positive mind frame and believe in the power of your mind. You can achieve anything you set your mind to achieve.
Your fitness goals will allow you to measure progress and see actual results, which will also give you the boost you need to continue your journey.
Fitness Helps Connect Women with the Same Goals and Values
When you are at your club, you know one thing for sure, all the women who are in there have the same goal as you: to become stronger and healthier. When you share goals and values with a group of people, you are empowered to succeed.
International Women's Day is a beautiful opportunity to celebrate all the extraordinary women in your life. Inspire and be inspired this week, and every week, to grow in a community where everyone has your back.
At Curves, we believe not in the power of the body but also in the power of our minds through building supportive networks, forming healthy communities and working with integrity. Always by your side, at-home, via the app or in the club, we are stronger together!
Are you part of our community yet?
Find your nearest club today, and be part of a network of women who support women.