Health Tip: Build a Fitness Support System

(HealthDay News) -- A strong support system can help you stay motivated as you work toward your health and fitness goals.

The American Council on Exercise offers this advice:

  • Communicate with your partner and other loved ones about your commitment to health and fitness, and ask for help.
  • Ask someone to be an accountability buddy to help you stay on track and encourage you.
  • Find someone to be your cheerleader.
  • Connect with other people who are focused on improving their health.
  • Find a support group to help you reach your goals.