My aim in writing this article is to encourage you to make the start today to achieve the levels of health and fitness that you are longing for. It is important to realize that there are hundreds of thousands of people overweight, unhealthy and unfit. Are you one of these people? If so, what weight and level of health and fitness do you desire? Not reaching your desired weight can and will cause unhappiness in many other areas, if not all, of your life.In order to reach your desired weight and level of health and fitness you must first make the gap between the current reality and desired goals achievable. Whatever the required amount of weight to loose may be, or the level of fitness required, break it down into monthly targets, and set the monthly target to be realistic and achievable. By doing this the target is much easier, stop now for a moment and try it, think of how little is required to be done in one month to get 10% closer to your target. Then continue month after month each month getting closer to the target.The message I want to get across here is to get started straight away, at losing the weight, getting more healthy and fitter. Realize the importance of getting started, no matter how small the steps are. Once the start is made keep at it day after day. Whatever steps you decide to take to get started keep them manageable and achievable. The important thing is to get started, no matter how small the steps are by doing them each day you will get you a day closer to your dreams.Once you get started you can increase your pace and move faster towards your optimum weight and levels of health and fitness. Imagine how you will feel when you reach your perfect weight and levels of health and fitness! Life will be amazing and you will want to live it to the fullest. Start today to change your life. Believe me it will be worth it!