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Weight Loss: The A Factor - The #1 Secret to Sticking to Your Weight Loss Program!
Twenty years ago, I did not expect to accomplish what I have in the fitness world. And I surely didn't dream about writing best-selling books or think my story was worth retelling. However, two things I did now; first by exercising and eating, it better allowed me to be involved in something much greater than me. And second, I was not afraid to ask for help and support.
We live in a world filled with pride, denial and laziness. It's just that simple. Your success in weight loss, sports conditioning or general fitness comes down to one simple thing: asking for help.
Our country used to be goal oriented. People used to take pride (good pride) in the fact that they were in the process of accomplishing something if they started to take care of themselves. Today,most want something for nothing. If that were not the case, America would not be the fattest nation on earth and getting larger every day.
Very soon each one of you will either choose or be forced to take some personal responsibility in your health and fitness levels. Forced? Yes! The truth is, the way things look, each one of you will either face the music on your terms or some life changing circumstance is going to come your way that will force you to take a good long look at your health. Scare tactic, you betcha!
So what do you do? You get a medical check up if necessary and just start moving.
With all the fitness and diet programs out there, you would think people in our country would be getting in better shape. We're not. Why? All of us are confused, frustrated and burdened down at the contradictory of medicine and fitness for one reason, and the other reasons involve issues we have already discussed. The key in motivating yourself to exercise is to keep your eye on the big picture. If you don't, the details will become a quicksand pit. The big picture is:
JUST MOVE IT!
So much money and time is spent on gimmicks and diet fads that only get used for a short time, with little or no results.
The big picture is about being realistic, not to have high expectations, but to focus on internal health issues, such as blood pressure, body fat, cholesterol levels and a quiet mind. The challenge is that you have grown accustomed to being motivated by instant gratification. It is more of a priority to look good rather than to have lower stress levels.
You get frustrated because you are trying to fight a battle you can't win with something fast and easy. It's called aging. You blame aging on other things in hopes there is something out there that you can do or take that will get you the results you want in the shortest amount of time. The truth is while good looks are a good measurement; they are only perks in the big picture.
THERE ARE NO MAGIC FORMULAS!
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Next you ask for directions and support. This may be the make or break it area in your success in getting in better shape. When developing a good support system, there are important things to remember. Here are a few things to mark off your checklist when you are building personal fitness accountability.
What kind of people do you associate with?
***Toxic - Non-supportive, pessimistic, victim mentality.
***Non-Toxic - Encouraging, happy, forward thinkers.
Do you consider yourself to be a prideful person? (Is it hard for you to ask for directions?
***Asking for support is a sign of strength not weakness.
When was the last time you went on a vacation?
***Rewarding yourself for hard work motivates you to push harder and stay focused.
Do you have any honest and authentic people around you?
***Find a trustworthy friend to help you, with your goals
Do you have anyone you admire?
***Find someone you can model.
Your weight loss, energy levels and general health can start changing today if only you are not afraid to ask for help. Good luck and keep an open mind.
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