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"To find your strength, push past your comfort zone."

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This is a quote on my visual collage. I look at it before I go to the gym to remind me that I need to push myself and not worry so much about the things that keep me from giving 100%.
- Submitted by FERRFERR 6/1/2010 in Motivation | 3 Comments
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BIGTOSS03 8/19/2010 12:42:00 AM

    That is the true measure of progress. While I too huff and puff on the treadmill, elliptical or biking it is my measuring stick. If I dont' feel like I've pushed myself out of the comfort zone then I didn't really work out and challenge myself.
FERRFERR 6/1/2010 4:08:00 PM

    It's not easy. I go to the gym and get all self conscious about how much I'm huffing and puffing on the elliptical, or how slow I'm going, or how my out of shape self looks. If I get to the point where I'm feeling self conscious I focus on my breathing, or look at one of the TVs, or even stare outside and watch cars passing by. Anything that keeps me on the machine a little longer, keeps me from slowing down, and stops me from looking in the mirrors lining the walls on either side. emoticon
SPIRITCATCHER 6/1/2010 1:34:00 PM

    Therein lies the difficulty ... getting past that comfort zone. I guess it is like fear, we just have to do it!

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