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Countdown to the Challenge #6

Friday, February 08, 2013

List YOUR reasons/excuses on why YOUR diets and exercise plans have not been well executed in the past. OK that might be too long a list, so give 3 or 4 reasons and for each write a strategy that will keep you on track for 8 weeks. Let's learn from our past behaviors and make this our best Challenge ever!

Lets see. Usually it all comes down to one key thing. I give up on myself. I don't see any results, and start to get frustrated. Then I decide why not take a day off. It won't make any difference. Then it becomes two. Then three. You get the picture.

I also tend to only do "good enough". I don't push myself very often. I know I can't push to my limits all the time, but I need to push farther more often.

So what will keep me on track for these 8 weeks? Well, part of it will be that I don't want to let my team down. Regardless of what the scale says, I can measure my success by simply being able to track some fitness. Or tracking my foods. Whatever I need to do to help the team out.
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  • JUSTME29
    Wow - I haven't looked at this assignment yet, mine could get long too.

    Your reasons sound pretty familiar to me.
    1352 days ago
    1352 days ago
    What team is this challenge on?

    My diets/exercise plans fail because I don't believe in myself. I assume I will fail anyway, so why tell anybody my plans, why follow through, why put myself through the misery of 'performance expectations' when I know that A) nobody is really supporting me and B) it is so much stress to be in the limelight for any reason that that right there is a really valid reason to me, to not even start something.
    That said, my exercise is fine. That I can do, love to do, and heaven help the obstacles that try to get in my way.
    Dieting.........uh.....not so good.
    1352 days ago
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