Showing posts from April, 2016

It's OK to make mistakes

The way you view mistakes can have a big impact on whether or not you reach your goals in both fitness and life in general.  Do you view mistakes as major things in life, or as minor setbacks which you can move past easily?  

One thing I continually remind my clients is that mistakes are speedbumps, not roadblocks.
Many people start a diet or get back into working out after not doing anything for a while and it lasts a little while.  Then life happens, and they miss a training session or eat something that they weren't meant to.  Then one missed session or "bad" meal turns into another, and another, and before they know it they are back where they started.

Why does this happen? I think it has a lot to do with how they saw that initial "mistake".  It happens because they feel that that one less than a perfect meal or missed workout has ruined the entire day, which turns into 2 or 3 "bad" meals or a week of missed workouts. 

The more we drift back into our…

Are we having fun yet?

Do you treat your training sessions with a reverence similar to a monarchist meeting the queen? How is that working out for you, if you will excuse the pun?  I agree that workouts need to have focus and concentration, especially if you are lifting very heavy weights, but does that mean that we can't have a little fun too?

I recently posted the picture below to the 360 Degree Fitness Facebook page and Instagram account.

It shows the path of a training run I did recently where half way through my normal circuit of the park, I decided to mix things up and attempt to "paint" the park with my running route. Before you say it, I know, I missed some spots.
I don't bring this up for you to say "well done you went for a run", I bring it up to suggest one thing.  Lets try and have fun when we exercise.  I know, strange theory right?  But why not - we are out there trying to improve our health, but that doesn't mean that we have to take it seriously!
Think up ways to m…