I love a good, sunny, Saturday morning in the woods with a delicious cup of coffee. You ever think about how much “easier” it would be if all you had to worry about was finding your next meal and staying warm & dry?
How long do you think you would last?
So, keeping with my Mountain Man vacation, we took an awesome hike through the hills yesterday. I was with my kids, so it was a casual hike. Nothing too stressful. Nothing too taxing. In fact, I didn’t break a sweat.
BUT, it was a great workout.
And that is where I see a lot of guys go wrong. We think we need to set the land speed record for whipping ourselves into shape. HUGE mistake!
And I get it. It’s kind of a form of FOMO. We know that everything is better and more fun when we’re in shape.
Our clothes fit better. We feel better. We look better. Our confidence is better.
So, of course we want to get to that feeling as soon as we can. Unfortunately, that ain’t how this works.
I know you don’t wanna hear that, but it’s what all the other BS trainers are afraid to tell you – a quick fix is a much easier sell than “change your lifestyle.”
If getting into shape were a quick fix, you wouldn’t be here right now. And if you want someone to blow smoke where the sun don’t shine. And tell you it’s easy…
I’m not your guy.
But if you want to take the FIRST STEP to a fit lifestyle that lasts for as long as you and me…then change your mindset.
No quick fixes. No miracle cures. No shiny new gadgets.
Get your butt moving every day. And eat well.
Now, as a fitness professional, I’d be bad at my job if I didn’t hype you up a little, right?
Here’s the best part: You don’t have to be perfect!
Just do the right things 80-90% of the time. Hey, I know beer isn’t great for me. But I love having a few cold beers with buddies. That’s not a problem.
Now, when I start behaving like I did in college and hitting happy hour most nights. It’s a problem.
Just be smart. Ask questions. And you’ve got this.
Your #1 Fan,
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