Why aren’t you at your goal weight today?
It’s not like you started your fitness journey yesterday…this has been a goal that you’ve been working towards for years.
Why haven’t you achieved it?
Now listed really closely to all the reasons that are popping into your mind right now. Grab a pen and paper and jot them down.
These reasons you’re giving for failing to reach your goal are really very clever excuses. Clever that you convinced yourself that they were legit.
That’s. Because you’ve given in to excuses, you’re not at your ideal weight at this moment.
Because those excuses that you cling to tend to be very convincing, I can understand your frustration.
Now it’s time to push your frustration aside and to really focus in on your goal. Excuses will take over–leaving you without progress and without the sweet satisfaction of accomplishment if you lose focus on your goal for even a second.
Here are the 3 Steps to Destroy Excuses…
Step One: Make A Plan
There’s huge benefit to having a step-by-step plan when working toward a goal. Write out exactly how many times you’ll exercise per week, for how long, and make a list of acceptable foods. This plan will be your follow-along-guide to arrive at your goal, so put a lot of thought into it.
Feel free to reach out to me for help with this step. I ‘d love to get you set up with the right plan to reach your goal.
Step Two: Have Accountability
Your next insurance against excuses is to enlist as much accountability as possible. Try to find people who will actively check up on you (like me!) rather than people who aren’t likely to follow up on your progress. Share your detailed plan with these accountability partners and explain the importance that your goal has for you.
Feel free to reach out to me for help with this step as well. I’m a professional at keeping my clients accountable!
Step Three: Set a Deadline
All good things must come to an end, and so does the journey to your ideal body. How long should the process take? Well, that’s up to your unique situation: 1) How much fat you have to lose, and 2) How hard you are willing to work to get there. Find a reasonable time frame in which to accomplish your goal, then focus all your energy on meeting this deadline.
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