Posts tagged fitness
.Effort Over Results.

I tried again and again. I set strength & flexibility goals about twice a year - "by June I will have abs, I'll be able to do 10 pull-ups unassisted, I'll squat x amount, I'll be able to do full splits, I'll stop eating sugar and all things that are harmful to my body". Each year, June would come and I would get to 3 pull-ups and fall off the bar with my arms burning. I'd look down at the layer of fatty tissue covering my non-existent abs, my flexibility was nowhere near enabling me to relax into a full split, and I had chocolate bar wrappers hiding on my bedside table!

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.Abs For Love.

I woke up this morning and knew I'd been caught in my own trap.

I was afraid to eat breakfast. 

The last two weeks I've been hitting the gym hard with a new training program. At first I was on fire! My energy was up, I felt invigorated, joyful, and more present with people. Then I shifted a bit off course. I didn't realize that I'd started to become hyper focused on results, and not effort.

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