Rethinking New Year's Resolutions: How to Set Achievable Goals in 2019

2019 is just around the corner—another chance to take inventory of the successes and slip-ups of the year prior and to look hopefully at the possibilities of a new year ahead.

While we may be sporting a #1 Fan hat over here when it comes to making New Year’s resolutions, we know that not everyone is as enthusiastic at the chance to set new goals as we are. “I never reach my New Year’s resolutions, so why make them anyways?” you might be asking.

Maybe the reason you’re not reaching your goals is that you’re simply not setting your goals the right way.

5 Inspirational Quotes for When You Need A Serious Boost of Motivation (+ Free Phone Wallpapers!)

You know what would be cool? If we could have our own mini motivational coaches who followed us around 24/7 and offered an encouraging “go get ‘em, tiger!” every time we felt like giving up or were afraid of failure.

But since that’s not the world we live in, we’re offering you an alternative: inspirational quotes from some of our favorite power women that you can save and set as your phone background.

Take Inventory: Your Guide to Reviewing Your Health Goals

As we say hello to the second half of 2018, now is a good time to to review the health goals you set for yourself and your progress so far.

Pull out your calendar and set aside some time this week to take inventory of your health goals.


You’ll want a notebook or paper and pen to work through this guide to reviewing your health goals (and a cup of coffee or glass of wine to sip on wouldn’t hurt either).

Running for Beginners: 6 Things You Should Know Before You Lace Up

Running often makes people’s list of health goals, whether it’s to run a mile, run a 5k, run a half marathon, or go nuts and run a full marathon. But becoming a runner isn’t as easy as waking up one morning, throwing on those old tennis shoes you’ve had since college, and pounding the pavement for 5 miles.

When it comes to running for beginners, these are the 6 things you should know before you lace up.

6 Ways to Start Your Morning Right

What are mornings like for you? A blur of pressing snooze 8 times before rolling out of bed, throwing on your clothes, and patting your cat on the head while grabbing a bagel on the way out the door?

Friends, there’s a better way. It consists of actually embracing mornings rather than dreading them.

The key to embracing mornings is by creating a morning routine that you actually look forward to. Here are 6 ways to start your morning right.

3 Questions to Ask When Creating Your Fitness Routine

Dallas Iron Fitness exists to help you reach your goals, and nothing tells that story better than our own clients. Give a hearty welcome to our new Client Chat blog series!

And give an even heartier welcome to our client, Stephanie, who has been training with us for 6 months! She’s a 25 year old full-time professional and full-time grad school student living in Dallas, Texas with a baller work ethic and incredibly welcoming and generous heart.

She talked to us about why Heart Health Month is so important to her and more, plus she offers 3 questions to ask when creating your fitness routine.

Creating Healthy Habits: Group Exercise Classes

Just because we’re a month into 2018 doesn’t mean we’re ready to stop talking about our New Year’s health resolutions just yet. At Dallas Iron Fitness, we’re committed to making this your best year yet, and so we’re introducing a new monthly blog series: Creating Healthy Habits. Here's HOW you can build healthy habits and WHY one of those healthy habits should be attending group exercise classes.

5 Dinner Recipes That Are Quick, Easy, AND Good for You

Did you know that diet accounts for 75% of weight loss? Yep, it’s true. But eating healthy doesn’t mean resigning yourself to salads every day, every meal, for the rest of your life. You can still enjoy delicious foods that will make you feel better. We've rounded up 5 dinner recipes are quick, easy, AND good for you--your body will be saying, "OMG thank you for treating me so well!"