Far too often fitness is presented as complicated and confusing.
Nothing could be farther from the truth.
Being fit comes from building healthy habits and sticking with them on most days.
“Keep Going, Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
Life sometimes sucks but the answer isn't running away from your problems or quitting. If things haven't been going your way lately and you're in a rut, here are some suggestions.
Let's face it, some days you just don't feel like exercising. I get it. You get too busy, too stressed and quite simply too tired. If you're looking for your "why" or need a reason to exercise, here's thirteen great reasons to exercise.
Pull out this list and read it when you're having one of those days.
If you've ever lost weight, you know how hard it is to keep it off.
Ever wonder why some people are able to keep weight off, while others put it right back on? Read on for the 7 Secrets to Maintain Weight Loss. (And if you still have pounds to lose, these 7 secrets will help you too.)
Do you have unmet goals?
You aren't alone. In fact, many people live with unfulfilled aspirations and the self-help industry is booming.
Unfortunately, many widely used self-help techniques fail to deliver results.
How's your summer going? Have you given up on your fitness routine and mindful eating? Have you told yourself: "I'll get back to my routine in September?" Have you made progress or did your motivation sizzle out?
Most people wait around for motivation to strike them like a lightning bolt. Well, I've got news: motivation isn't something that happens to you - it's something that you create for yourself.
If you don't feel motivated to achieve your goals, it's likely due to mental roadblocks that hold you hostage (Like telling yourself that you're taking "the summer off").
If you're looking for that kick in the rear and need some extra motivation, try some of these mindset tips/mantras/affirmations and prepare your mind for success.
Exercise regularly? Watch what you eat? Stay away from sweets? Read health and fitness articles? (Almost) never - ever - eat fast food? Good for you.
But you're also super busy and your life is hectic. It's this very "busyness" that's probably impeding your efforts to lose fat and build that lean healthy body you want. Here are some of the most common reasons busy people fail at fat loss. Read on and see if any of these apply to you.
How much thought do you put into what you eat?
We've all heard the "Diet is (pick one: 70-80-90) percent of the fat loss equation." Regardless of what the "right" percentage is, it's true that what you eat plays a significant role in your fat loss results.
Summer is in full swing and if you're still chasing that elusive flat midsection you might want to check this out.
Take a walk through any gym, and you'll notice many mistakes. Mistakes that waste time. Mistakes that put people in danger. And mistakes that are just plain stupid. Maybe you even make a few of these mistakes yourself.
By avoiding these common blunders, you'll put yourself on the fast track to results and help prevent injury. Check out the following five most common workout mistakes and the solutions you need to avoid danger and to get fit fast.
Coach George here!