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Secrets of Very Fit People

Many people who want to get into shape are often looking for the Secrets of Very Fit People. The funny thing is… There are no real Secrets of Very Fit People, it’s just that very fit people make their health a priority and commit to significant, consistent actions to take care of their health.

So even though they are not secrets per se, understanding the secrets of very fit people and following what they do will help you to get in and stay in shape and achieve the results you desire.

Secrets of Very People

Use these tips as a daily reminder to keep focused on your health.

  1. Keep a water bottle with you at all times! Water should always be your drink of choice. The minimum of water daily requirement is 96 ounces (eight glasses) or more, depending on body size, the climate you live in, and how much physical activity you have each day. Remember you can add lemon, lime, cucumber, or a few berries to your water for flavor.
  1. Look at exercise as a pleasure! The ability to exercise is a privilege, and should not be looked at as a burden or chore. Regular exercise will produce many positives effects in your life. Focus on the positive. Get excited about your next workout!
  1. Eat balanced meals with proper portions! Excess calories will turn into excess weight. No matter what the latest fad diet says, extra or even too few calories equals extra weight!
  1. Create and focus on short-term goals! Our first goal should be to focus on simply completing your daily exercise programs. From there you can establish further goals.
  1. Keep a daily log of what you are eating! Whether on paper or electronically on your computer, tablet or smartphone, tracking what you eat is a must. Write it down or key or tap it in every time you put anything in your mouth. A handful of chips, or the crust of your kid’s sandwich, it all counts
  1. Enjoy an occasional (once a week or every two weeks) “unhealthy” treat!  This should never become an unhealthy week or “I’m on vacation so I will just eat whatever”.
  1. Have a partner or friend to exercise with! Accountability is important to staying on track. You can even create a real or virtual group if you want.
  1. Invest in the right tools! Have good shoes and quality workout clothes. The more comfortable you are working out the better off you will be.
  1. Make a goal of exercising 6 days a week. If your workout program is just 5 days a week, get a walk in on the other days.

Secrets of Very Fit People

  1. Have an exercise schedule! Don’t leave it to chance or waiting to “find” the time. Have a schedule to know which workouts should be done on each day, and having a specified time will help keep you on track.
  1. Move beyond the focus of weight loss! Measure success by the way your clothes fit and your energy level, not the number on a scale.
  1. Get adequate sleep! 7-9 hours is important for muscle recovery.
  1. Limit alcohol, caffeine, and sugar. All of these have negative effects on the body and its processes.
  1. Supplement! Supplement your nutrition with a complete nutrition shake and other supplements to keep your body working hard through every workout.

As we said before these are not really secrets, but they are musts! Very fit people make all these things and more a part of their daily life. If you are not sure where to start, reach out to get access to a FREE Beachbody Coach. Beachbody Coaches can help you pick the right fitness program, nutrition plans that are simple, balanced, and teach proper portion size, and nutritional supplements that will help you get the results you want.



  1. I have been a fitness fanatic all my life and get asked what is my secret….Here it is… Consistency! Stay consistent with your workouts and your eating plan. I know there are times where I don’t feel like working out but after I do it I am so thankful I did.

  2. Success is the sum of small changes over time! I know for me, the water thing is an issue! If I don’t have my water bottle handy, I wont drink enough in a day! Keep it by your side and keep it full!

  3. Love this article! It is true each of us has the ability to live a much more healthy lifestyle! Takes discipline!

  4. We can all learn some simple tips from this and start to lead a healthier life. I have to incorporate a couple of these! Excellent stuff right here.

  5. I agree! These are just a few small steps to take to help us all reach fitness. What will change if we don’t?

  6. This is a great article…each of these tips are great things to start incorporating in to your life on a regular basis and you’ll go so far towards your goal of lifelong health…that is if that’s what you’re looking for 😉

    #7 in particular totally changed the way I look and feel in my body!

  7. The “secrets” are out there now. These are all awesome tips and I love that everything from water, nutrition, and sleep are all incorporated. A overall healthy lifestyle is key, no short cuts or gimmicks.

  8. This article has a number of easy to achieve tips for fitness success. If they seem overwhelming, start with a couple & before you know it you will be living a healthier lifestyle!

  9. Pssssssst..Can I let You in on a little list of secrets?? Guess what?? Its not really a secret , its a matter of YOU being a priority and learning what very fit people do daily and then personalizing what will work for You..This is worth SHARING with Your friends that want an extra edge..Make it an amazing day.. :-))))

  10. It truly is JUST our mind set, a choice. We make it something other then what it is….these are some basic ” secrets ” that well really are secret, not the magic pill. Great article !

  11. Love this! I’m totally dialed in on 10 out of 12.. This is a fantastic list that everyone should pay attention too… My favorite is making the min goals.. would love to hear your take on this one!

  12. This is an excellent article for ANYONE that wants to live a healthy lifestyle! The article provides excellent tips you can easily implement immediately into your daily routine to help you achieve your health and fitness goals!

  13. I think we all have times when we are more committed to our fitness, but
    LOVE these not-so-secrets of very fit people. Great tips and reminds
    me that it takes some work, but what a privilege it is to be healthy and

  14. This is a list of items that most everyone has heard at some time. However, put together in this way, produces a very healthy lifestyle of just fourteen points. You could say these “secrets” have been hidden away in plain sight! Good Article!

  15. A great list of “secrets” to print out! If most of these are not on your priority list yet, then add one at a time. Small simple changes and decisions committed to over time will make all the difference. We’ve got this!

  16. I love this. For years i struggled with losing weight and how to do it. I now do most of these tips and i think everyone should read this.

  17. As demonstrated in this article, there are no SECRETS to being fit. It’s really about making a decision to be so. From there, it’s all about consistency, goals, smart choices, tenacity and fellowship. Oh yes, and drinking oceans of water 😉

  18. Great post and facts on how to commit and succeed with your weight loss and fitness goals. there are no real secrets…this is definitely worth SHARING.

  19. It is true. All it really takes is to commit to eating healthy, exercising, drinking plenty of water and getting proper rest. So why do we have such a problem with our health?

  20. You’re right on with these “secrets”. It’s through these actions that I’ve learned exercise induced euphoria is addictive and habit forming. In other words, it gets easier the more you do it!

  21. I LOVE these Secrets… that it’s not a magic patch, potion or pill, but daily choices! Secret #11 has definitely been my greatest addition – and challenge! Which of these are YOUR favorites and greatest challenges?

  22. NO Secrets here! Just great common sense suggestions! Right out of the chute – #1 helps me the most! Which of these will YOU focus on?

  23. Great “Secrets!” Very simple to follow tips to get healthy and fit. There is no magic to getting fit, but there should definitely be a game plan!

  24. Health is your greatest wealth. Are you taking care of yourself or neglecting yourself?
    Here are some tips. How do you compare? What would you add to the list?
    The secret is, there is no secret, just a decision to take care of yourself. No one else will do it for you.

  25. So true! Many go with the “you’re fit because of genetics” or they are always chasing for “a secret”, a magic this or that or a shortcut. Back to basics is all that it takes. Choosing a healthy lifestyle and the right amount of support and motivation.

  26. Your first paragraph is spot on! So many people are looking for the magic pill, the secret formula… and you nailed it! There is no secret formula, aside from putting health/fitness as a priority. Great job!

  27. My secret? Get moving, eat real food, get high quality protein every day, drink lots of water. Well, it is working for me. Down 30 lbs. And, if this Grandma of 11 can do it, so can you.

  28. Ever wonder how people develop high levels of fitness? Well, it doesn’t happen by accident. Here are 14 secrets to help you unlock your fitness potential.

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