It’s halfway through January and you might be feeling the New Year’s motivation slump. It’s only natural by the third week of a new year to start slacking a bit on your new healthy resolutions. I have a great solution for you bullet journal lovers. Try to bullet journal health tracking.

I’m sharing 11 of the most creative and fun health trackers I found on Instagram. While I personally have not even started my fitness regimen I am finally feeling up to the challenge as well as gaining some free time.

About 6 years ago I practiced Yoga and Pilates. I was in the best shape I had ever been in and had a lot of energy. After having a child, working a labor intensive job, and starting a business my fitness regimen went into the garbage, right next to all those dirty diapers.

Now that I have transitioned into a work at home mom with a flexible and easier schedule I have been putting more thought into exercise and health. Of course I know I need to keep myself on track when I start the new routine.

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My Get Healthy Routine

I have a fairly healthy relationship with food. Food is fuel for the body so I use it as such. I eat to fuel my body and give me energy. So when it comes to diet I don’t really stick to one. I choose healthy items like veggies and fruits. I do like to make sure I eat plenty of protein daily.

I also don’t deprive myself of sweets. If I want cake, cookies, or ice cream. I eat some. While diet is absolutely something that works for some people, it’s never worked well for me and always leaves me feeling like I’m starving. Maybe it’s just a lack of discipline.

For exercise I have always preferred yoga or pilates. This doesn’t have to require classes or fancy gym memberships. I simply log into YouTube and cast it to my chromecast on the TV.

The two people I like the best are Yoga with Adriene and The Balanced Life Pilates with Robin Long. They have challenges and routines starting from beginner all the way to expert moves. Additionally, because it’s on YouTube it’s free to watch, making it a fantastic way to keep your health goals low cost.

I plan to exercise daily for the next 30 days to help create the habit of being active daily. After the initial 30 days of mostly beginner yoga or pilates routines I will move on to more intermediate and eventually advanced routines 3 times a week.

Using Your Bullet Journal for Health Tracking

I decided to start using bullet journal health tracking to keep me on track. There are a few things you should know about tracking your health via your bullet journal.

To stay on track you need to make sure you are looking at your health tracker and filling it in daily. For the first 30 days make it a part of your daily to do list.

Set goals and steps to achieving those goals. By laying out a path to success you are more likely to stick to your goals. I talk more about setting goals and achieving them in my post How To Set Achievable Goals.

Finally, set rewards for when you reach smaller milestones along the way. This helps to program your mind to believe you get something great when you work hard.

Remember, if you are starting any type of new fitness or diet plan check with your doctor to make sure it is safe for your health needs.

11 Bullet Journal Health Tracking Spreads

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I love how this tracker makes it easy to track every healthy habit you want to start.

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I never used to track my periods due to my birth control of choice. I started tracking them in the second half of this year to see if I could spot mood swings and other period symptoms.

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Tracking pain is a great way to be able to tell your doctors exactly what was going on with your body. This is also a great way to see if you can find triggers for your pain.

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Having a visual for weight loss keeps you focused on how far you’ve come and motivates you to keep going.

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Pairing a weight loss tracker with an activity log, water log, and workout planner keeps you on track to see what’s working for you.

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This health tracker really helps you to find triggers for things that may be causing pain or anxiety while also helping you stay on track for taking care of yourself.

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As we know muscle weighs more than fat so tracking your weight isn’t always the best way to track your health. This allows you to see how much you’re losing in a healthy way.

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This is great for people who are looking to start watching their health but want to take it slow. Track your steps or activity levels and the amount you are sleeping.

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This is a great way to track your diet. Make sure you are getting enough vegetables and healthy fruits in your diet on a daily basis.

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Turning your health into a fun game is a great way to motivate yourself to complete your tasks.

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Track your exercise and your diet in one spread and see how the two tie into each other greatly.

As you can see you can track everything from mental health, water intake, to fitness and diet plans. Create spreads to help you choose healthy snacks or meals. Try using a meal planning spread to help keep you on track too.

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Do you use bullet journal health tracking to stay on track with your health goals? Let me know how it works for you in the comments below. Do you have bullet journal spreads you would like shared? Email them to [email protected] and they may be featured on an Instagram post and/or to the blog. Please leave your IG Username so I can tag you in the posts. Follow me on Pinterest for more like this and pin this to your Bullet Journal boards.

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