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Hit a Road Block...Now what?!?!

Thursday, April 11, 2013

I know from time to time life puts road blocks in our way. Now the question is how to over come them and get back on track! Chalene Johnson always says she does not schedule rest days because life will do that for her and at first I thought she was talking out the side of her mouth but you know what it really is true. When life gets in the way and I cannot complete my workout or eat a healthy meal I have planned I used to get so bent out of shape and spiral out of control. However I take it in stride now and tell myself this too shall pass and I will get back on track with the next meal or next day whichever is the case. So here is my advice when life gets in the way:

Don’t dwell on it just go with it. Stress over it is just going to cause your body to produce Cortisol which means holding on to fat…YUCK!

Shake and laugh it off…everyone looks better when they are smiling

Give your attention to whatever caused you to get temporarily derailed. Your workout or meal will be there tomorrow.

Find something positive to focus on about the situation…don’t see the glass half empty instead look at it as half full.

This is not the end of the world and enjoy the break

Enjoy Life

Listen to some upbeat music

If missing the workout really bothers you that much make up the next day (Okay confession time…I am one of those that it bothers to no end when I miss a workout so I do have to make it up the next day…I am working on it)

I know some of these are easier said than done but just try to not get all bent out of shape when your life gets derailed for a moment or two. You will be stronger and even more committed when you are able to get back into it. i hope this was helpful for you! I am always just a message away so if you ever need anything just send me a message and I will get back to you as soon as I can.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
BIGPAWSUP 4/12/2013 10:12AM

    Woo Hoo! I needed to hear this from someone other than myself!! You nailed it and helped me this am. Thanks so much!

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MALIAN1 4/12/2013 10:03AM

    Thank you - I really needed that.

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CLWALDRO 4/12/2013 8:09AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
I used to stress over missing a workout but in time i learned that any movement is better than nothing.
Thank you for inspiring me and others to keep going.

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MOM_OF_1 4/12/2013 12:18AM

    Love it!

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WHOVIANGIRL23 4/11/2013 11:58PM

    Love Chalene. Good blog to read!

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LUCASMOM2003 4/11/2013 11:58PM

    I had my days too. I just do double the next day!

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DELIA38961 4/11/2013 11:55PM

    glad I found this has derailed me twice this week and I am guilty of feeling guilty when I don't exercise or eat right ..I really need to learn to take life in stride ..thnx again

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RENATA144 4/11/2013 11:53PM

  When you hits plateau that means its time to change your routine. Do different exercises . You can bust through the plateau. emoticon

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