I’ve had the privilege over the past few years to watch, and be part of, a revolution in the world of women’s fitness. And the best part - it’s only getting stronger and gaining more momentum.
More and more women are saying . . .
NO to restrictive dieting
NO to relying on a number on the scale to determine their self-worth
NO to grueling workouts that leave them exhausted
NO to the “eat very little” and “work out ’til you drop” mentality
NO to obsessive eating habits
NO to body image shaming
And instead they are saying . . .
YES to eating satisfying, delicious meals
YES to getting stronger, both physically and mentally
YES to highlighting their own individual strengths and abilities
YES to being empowered
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Working out, eating well, and ultimately building the body you want should enhance and improve your life, not define and rule it.
That’s a hard lesson I learned many years ago.
My life revolved around rigid nutrition rules (similar to things like “The Skinny Rules“) or diets and I would never skip a meal or workout under any circumstances. I’d miss family gatherings, parties, and other events if they interfered with my workout schedule or meal plan.
I was “hardcore” when it came to eating and training.
I was also miserable most of the time.
Not only was I sacrificing things in my life that truly mattered — spending time with family and loved ones — but I eventually developed some severe disordered eating habits … Click to continue reading
Do you ever get bored with your workouts?
Have you noticed your motivation or enthusiasm for hitting the gym declining over time?
Would you like to actually look forward to and enjoy your workouts on a weekly basis?
I’m of the opinion that, the majority of the time, you should look forward to and actually enjoy your workouts. If you’re not, then something needs to change. And it needs to change now.
Here are 10 tips you can apply so you can start to love your workouts, stay motivated, and achieve the results you’re after.
1) Make it all about performance.
This tip alone has been the catalyst for keeping trainees motivated to work out consistently with a new passion and focus.
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