Most people just go through the motions. There’s no plan to get better. The weight keeps packing on. You struggle with the bills. You are looking for the next vacation escape. The next weekend can’t come soon enough. Three areas of focus. If I could change 3 areas of focus and put my efforts into those three things daily..... What would they be? How could things change for the best in 3 short months? 6 months? 12 months? What kind of momentum would I create by doing so? Send
Know your macros. Your ability to stick to a plan and see noticeable results will depend on your food intake, your conditioning plan, adequate recovery and your ability to deal with everyday life in a proactive way. From a food standpoint, the critical factors when looking at body re-composition are: 1. Caloric intake. If you know your exact caloric intake for the desired outcome you choose and stick with it consistently for weeks, without compromise, you will see changes. 2.
Commitment. We see it in the elite performers. We respect their drive. We respect the determination. The persistence. The consistency. We glorify that commitment because these guys are in the spotlight, playing a highly visible sport or producing a top music hit. LeBron defines himself as much more than a ball player. There’s something about him that makes him so much greater than the former star basketball who is now broke after spending all of his money. That commitment to
The 5 things we do on the daily that has made the biggest difference in helping us to stay super lean, perform optimally in the gym and make improvements even in our 40’s has been: 1. 6+ hours of sleep with bedtime at a consistently normal hour 2. 2+ litres of water daily 3. 30 minutes of training or exercise/movement 4. Nutrition on point calorie, protein and micro nutrients wise 4. 15+ minutes with some form of meditation, goal setting or learning that will move you forward
Picasso’s wisdom offers up so many teachable points. Ask yourself: 1. Do you have a viable plan to achieve your goal; daily, weekly, monthly? 2. When push comes to shove and people start challenging the “legitimacy”, “attainability” of your goal, Do YOU believe in YOURSELF enough to ignore or even better, be motivated by your critics, or are you going to buckle? 3. Are you persistent, even in spite of the moments of self doubt, fatigue, obstacles, “tomorrow mentality”? Only w
The chief cause of failure is broken focus. I keep the main thing, the main thing, doing what is going to give me the biggest return long term, the most attention in a day. What is that main thing for you? The other side of the coin is where some people focus so much on the main thing that everything else gets lost in the process. We see it all the time; the person obsessed over his business loses sight of family obligations and has his wife leaving him after a few years. The
The moment you blame an outside influence on your lack of success, you are off the hook. Congratulations, you have just given yourself the Backdoor. Nobody will see you as a failure. Blame the kids. Damn hockey schedule. Blame your wife. She made those brownies again. Blame the boss. He made me work overtime. Bottom line: You didn’t win either. STEP UP. TAKE CONTROL of EVERYTHING. Then own your victory through action or find another way to win. #fitnessmotivation #mentaltough