Executive Summary: It is important to understand what benefits we receive from getting a new perspective in life. It is also important to know how to overcome any barriers and difficulties in life, just as much as it is in fitness. This article will work towards helping you achieve just that.
Points of Interest:
• Facing fears
If you feel like the whole idea of fitness and lifestyle change is a little overburdening and if you think that you cannot find the time to implement radical modifications to your life then you are exactly like the rest of us! Do not feel bad about it, mustering up courage or energy to commit to exercising and healthier diet is an exhilarating accomplishment.
However, overcoming barriers is not an issue for newcomers but experienced fitness enthusiasts as well. There is always an obstacle to overcome, a new wall to jump over, and just like it is in other aspects of life, it is no different when it comes to exercise. Therefore, application of certain methods that have been proven effective elsewhere can be beneficial when incorporated into fitness as well.
Principle #1 – Move into the fear
It is inevitable that you will become afraid of something. Just as it can be a simple step forward, it can also be something that is holding you back in other aspects of your life like the lack of confidence or shyness. Although it may sound more simple in theory than in practice, the only way to overcome such fears is to gather the courage and move past them.
For example, you have a strong desire to change the way you live and you want to adopt a healthy lifestyle, implement exercise in your weekly routine; the will is there, but you are still not doing anything because you have never walked into a gym before. You feel that you do not belong there and are too shy to try it out. Therefore, the only...