This post is not about suggesting women some specific exercises to get in shape. And we don’t know about a superfood that will make you thinner, leaner and stronger than ever within a week.

Essential Tips For Women to Get In Shape

There are no shortcuts or quick fixes to achieve your best possible shape and get super fit. However, if you follow these simple fitness tips, you’ll get faster results than most people do!

Start from Self-Assessment

Woman Running a Mile to Check Current Health and Fitness Level

In order to achieve your fitness goals, it is important to make a plan that is perfect for you. And to make a fitness plan, it is very important to know your current health and fitness status.

For example, to check out the status of your cardiovascular health, Run A Mile in minimum possible time. If this activity takes 8 minutes or less, you are is really healthy. Our friend Mark Sisson has outlined 11 simple ways to asses your true fitness levels.

You Can’t Shoot A Target That You Cannot See

Setting Smart Fitness Goals

Now that you know where you really are, the next step is to decide where do you want to go. Your goal should be specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and time bound. And don’t forget to reward yourself whenever you successfully achieve a short-term fitness goal. Click Here for step by step instructions on how to make a short-term and long-term fitness plan to meet your goals.

Lengthy Warm-Ups Can Fatigue You…

Jumping Jacks for Quick Warm-Ups

Apply the KISS principle in your warm-up session instead of compromising your true workout. For example, kicking off your routine with 20 jumping jacks is better than a time-sucking and boring warm-up jog.

Adopt Healthy Eating Habits

Healthy Food to Get Super-Fit

If you are really serious about getting in shape and achieving your best possible fitness level, you will need to commit to eating healthier and smarter. Every fruit and vegetable has a different color. The more colors you paint your plate with, the more variation you’ll get nutrient-wise. You may also like to read What to Eat to Get in Shape.

Do Whatever You Can to Have a Good (REALLY Good) Sleep at Night

Quality Sleep is Critically Important to Achieve Optimum Fitness

Without enough quality sleep, the human body cannot fully recover from exercise. Moreover, a lack of sleep can badly affect diet and eating habits. So, you need to make sure that you are doing everything you can to have at least eight hours of sleep at night.

Surround Yourself With Positive People…

Group of Positive and Fitness Enthusiast Individuals

It is a scientifically proven fact that the company you keep and the social support you receive directly influences your health and performance. People who are toxic to you will bring you down and only affect you in negative ways. So, in order to get the most out of your efforts to get in shape, it is also very important to keep good company and surround yourself with optimistic and positive people.