Find Your Why: What To Do When Your Motivation is Low April 16, 2017 19:00
Where do you get your motivation from? What is that feeling of determination you experience when you are about to start something new? In the beginning of any new adventure, like starting a new training program, for example, sheer excitement is usually motivation in itself. Everything in the beginning is challenging but almost always immediately rewarding. Every day you get a little better and continue mastering movement patterns that usually lead to even more improvements. After a certain period of time, however, things can become stale. Perhaps, you have achieved your original goals, or maybe you have reached somewhat of a plateau. Or maybe the newness has just worn off? The question then becomes, where did all that motivation go? Why did it become so much more difficult to stick to your regime and continue with your fitness program?
Be Resilient. How To Stay Strong in The Face of Adversity. April 03, 2017 09:44
Tough times don´t last. Tough people do.
Whenever we are faced with adversity we naturally tend to become overwhelmed with emotions. What allows us to jump back to our life is something we call resilience. Resilience is common to all people, we are all able to bounce back to some level of normalcy. Resilience is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or significant sources of stress. Being resilient does not mean we do not feel sad or angry or uncertain. Quite the opposite; being resilient means we can take all these emotions we are experiencing, process them and become stronger and more adapted to whatever the life wants to throw our ways.
Stay Mentally Focused During Your Workout January 29, 2017 17:44
Are you struggling with staying focused throughout your workouts? It is easy to get distracted when your phone is sending you notifications every five seconds and a buddy you are working out with just loves to chat. Or, perhaps, you have an important day at work ahead of you and you can’t stop thinking about it. Whatever is going on in your life, falling victim to distractions in the gym means you’re not only losing the important mental state that promotes muscle growth, but also the most precious thing you have in your life: time. If you are anything like us, you know how juggling work, business, obligations and family matters can be a tough game. Now add to the list your workouts, meal prep, sleep and time to rest. What are we left with? Basically, nothing.
4 Ways To Make Your New Year's Resolutions Stick January 15, 2017 19:01
Quit eating junk food, smoking, staying up late. Get more workouts in, spend quality time with family… These sound familiar, don’t they?