You get yourself mentally and physically ready to 𝐝𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐛𝐚𝐜𝐤 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 “𝐫𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭”.
You're "𝘮𝘰𝘵𝘪𝘷𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘥" and feel great for the first few weeks.
𝘊𝘩𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘦𝘯𝘨𝘦𝘴, 𝘰𝘣𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘤𝘭𝘦𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘴𝘦𝘵-𝘣𝘢𝘤𝘬𝘴 start to creep up on you...and 𝐢𝐭’𝐬 𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞. Many of us here are 𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬, 𝐛𝐮𝐬𝐲 𝐚𝐭 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤, and are just 𝐝𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐚 𝐦𝐞𝐝𝐥𝐞𝐲 of other circumstances.
It's crucial to 𝐍𝐎𝐓 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐲 𝐨𝐧 "𝐦𝐨𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧". Yes, being "𝐦𝐨𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐝" can get you started, but it's the 𝐬𝐞𝐥𝐟-𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐜𝐢𝐩𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 that will 𝘬𝘦𝘦𝘱 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘧𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵.
Let’s talk about 𝟒 𝐡𝐚𝐛𝐢𝐭𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐢𝐦𝐩𝐥𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 to create some 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐜𝐢𝐩𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 and 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐲 towards your goals:
1. 𝐁𝐞 𝐂𝐚𝐥𝐜𝐮𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐝-Plan and Schedule Your Workouts. Literally marking it in your calendar, same time, same day will create a habit.
2. 𝐁𝐞 𝐏𝐮𝐫𝐩𝐨𝐬𝐞𝐟𝐮𝐥. Each and every workout should have an intention. …Walking, running, skipping rope to increase your heart & lung capacity. Strength work 3x a week to increase muscle mass and protect your joints. Mobility work to reduce risk of injury and increase range of motion.
3. 𝐁𝐞 𝐀𝐝𝐚𝐩𝐭𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞. If you can’t get in your scheduled training sessions just choose 5 minute blocks throughout the day to get in some push ups, squats and jumping jacks. Small hinges move BIG doors.
4. 𝐁𝐞 𝐑𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐭. This is where Fall 7 Times Stand Up 8 comes in. If you miss a day on your schedule that’s no reason to let all of your progress go down the drain. Get yourself back in the fight the very next day. There will always be ebbs and flows to living an anabolic lifestyle, so embrace the process.