Sometimes we over-complicate things. We get caught up with the latest supplements. We want to try so many new training techniques that we hop from program to program, and never stick with one plan long enough to get quality results. Or, we think we’re smart enough to make up our own “new program” by adding elements of three proven plans together.
In many cases, it works best to stick best with what’s proven to work best. Period. Don’t get too fancy. You’re not in the gym to impress anyone with how advanced your training program is, are you? You’re there to get results.
Your food choices are important and worth a little bit of time. Nothing worth having comes easily. I know you work hard on your fitness. I know you care about getting results. That’s why you’re reading this, right? If being healthy and fit is worth the hours you spend in the gym every week, and it’s worth the money you spend on your gym membership, isn’t it worth the extra 30 minutes it will take to prepare healthy food instead of eating that McDonald’s? Aren’t your goals more important than the temporary satisfaction that you’d get from drinking that chocolate milkshake?
You always have the power to choose. Apply your willpower and strong character (I know you have one) to your food just as you would to life’s other important choices.
Life is full of challenges. Each day presents us with a new set of problems to solve and opportunities to seize. It’s a trial by fire, and all you need to do is keep putting one foot in front of the other. The small things will fade away, and the big things will work themselves out, if you just keep walking.
Are you having a hard time on your weight loss journey? At work? At home? Step one is to take step one…
A lot of times, life spills into our training schedules. It’s important to keep a holistic approach to self-improvement. Your physical results leading to fitness goals or athletic improvement will follow your mental game directly. I promise.
This week I spent a couple of days being anxious about something that I really could not control. Before long, though, I realized how silly I was Read More
This quote applies to so many areas of life. When it comes to your fitness or training goals, being flexible is key. Life happens, and you might have to reschedule a training session or skip a meal. You might get injured and need to adjust your training accordingly. It’s best to have a plan, but you can’t crack if some changes have to be made on the fly. Read More
I believe in making my own luck. Work hard. Seek out the opportunities you desire. You are the creator of your own life, so don’t wait for like to happen to you… make it happen.
Did you have a great, productive, day yesterday? Awesome! Now, don’t stop for too long to pat yourself on the back. Have another great day today. Do it again tomorrow. Those singular days of excellence will soon turn into a habit and make your whole life excellent!
Let’s learn to hate the expression “killing time”. Go after the things you want right now and enjoy the results. Let’s all, myself included, spend less time on the couch and more time putting in the work to eat right, exercise, and kick life’s butt.
Remember your goals every day, and stay hungry.
Two heads are better than one. It’s not even close, either. Somehow, when like-thinking minds join together, their power is magnified exponentially. Something special happens when people are united for a common purpose. Many successful businesses are created and run by groups like this. We call them Mastermind Groups. Even Congress is, for all intents and purposes, a Mastermind Group in government.
If you have a goal, one of the best things you can do is put your head together with a group of people who can help. Find people who have already achieved what you seek, as well as others seeking it along with you. Discuss your goals regularly. Ask questions. Listen to feedback from multiple sources. Read More