This is day 11 of the first edition of the book 2 Weeks to Health, a 2-week course designed to kick start a healthier life. The expanded and reworked second edition is set to be released in the summer of 2018.
These quotes could be just the kick you need to start crushing your health and fitness goals!
When you set a goal related to your health and fitness, to give yourself the best chance at achieving that goal you need to make it SMMART!
I often recommend that you watch a motivational video on YouTube to get pumped up for working out. Here are a few of my favorite motivational videos that can apply to anything in life, not just exercise!
"Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second" - William James For runners, the idea of a second wind is that when you're running and you're beginning to become tired, you will eventually hit a period where you will begin to feel refreshed for seemingly no … Continue reading Quote of the Week – 1 May
Staying motivated is often the hardest part of a fitness routine. After about 3 months, most people will abandon their goals and call it quits. To help yourself stay motivated, try emailing the future you with motivation, goal milestones, or your daily goals. To do this you can use futureme.org. The form you can fill … Continue reading How E-Mailing Yourself Can Keep You Motivated
"Age is no barrier, it's a limitation you put on your mind" - Jackie Joyner-Kersee Telling yourself you are too old to do something is a lie. You're never too old to make a life change. If you have a health goal, go for it and don't use your age as an excuse. I've seen … Continue reading Quote of the Week – 17 Apr
"It's not whether or not you get knocked down, it's whether or not you get back up" - Vince Lombardi Failure is always an option. You will always have up and downs during your training, and your mentality and your perseverance will determine whether or not you can turn that failure into success. Getting knocked … Continue reading Quote of the Week – 10 Apr
"Don't complain, 80% of people don't care and 20% of people are happy you have them" - Lou Holtz When you complain, the brutal chances are the person you're talking to doesn't care. This doesn't have to be because they are mean people, but when you're working out it should feel uncomfortable, for everyone. Complaining … Continue reading Quote of the Week – 27 Feb
Create a vision board: Dedicate a bulletin board or part of your refrigerator to posting your goals and progress. By seeing your goals and progress physically posted on the wall, you will never have an excuse to forget a workout. This board could also include recipes, meals for the week, and motivational quotes or pictures. It's … Continue reading How To Stay Motivated