The human mind is amazing. It is our greatest ally, and our greatest enemy. That is why before you embark on any real, lasting change, you must first recruit your strongest muscle…your mind. Make your mind into a believer and you will be astonished at what you can do.
Begin with the end in mind. Define your WHY.
What does your ultimate goal look like? Do you want to lose a significant amount of weight? Do you want to gain some muscle? Would you like to be able to play with your grandkids without pain or worry? All of these are respectable goals, now get specific with them.
How much weight? (Be EXACT) by what date?
Keep active for strength, mobility, flexibility and generally feel better-
What activity do you wish to perform, like a 5k? (Be EXACT) by what date?
Add 1-5lbs of muscle? (Be EXACT) by what date?
The WHY is the secret sauce to making your dreams come true. It is the thing that will keep you moving through discomfort and focused on your goal. It is the fire in your belly and the glint in your eye.
What is your WHY?