The start of a new year is ripe with possibility. Motivation is high and our minds run wild with plans to change, improve, "hack", adjust, remodel, revamp, and replace things that no longer serve us. On any other day, these would be goals, but in the new year, we call these "resolutions". Furthering their power … Continue reading Simple, but not easy
Gosh, I cannot wait to get back in the gym with a barbell on my back. I’ve had the thought many times; day-dreamed about that first workout back with barbells and plates and all the heavy kettlebells I can hope to lift. However, I’ve also had to check my thinking and stop it in its … Continue reading Navigating Our Return to the Gym: Turn a Dial, Don’t Flip a Switch
In 2011, 27% of Americans reported that a lack a willpower was their greatest obstacle to change. That’s one out of every four people who blamed willpower. We see it all the time. Heck, we may even be blaming it ourselves! Oh, if only I had the willpower, I wouldn’t eat those cookies at the … Continue reading Are You TIRED of Making Decisions?
These next two weeks, we’re going to take a deep dive into motivation: proper goal setting to enhance motivation, sources and types, how to reclaim it, and what to do if you don’t have it. First, let’s take a look at setting proper goals to keep you motivated to continue to work toward them, as … Continue reading Motivation: Setting Goals and Recognizing the Source and Type
Most times, we start our health and fitness journey with only the end goal in mind. It’s a shining light at the end of the tunnel, guiding us through and (ideally) giving us the motivation we need to succeed in our efforts. But that’s not the important part or where we will find success. The … Continue reading It’s the Climb.