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Do Something That Intimidates You


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I've lost most of my weight, but am working to be fitter. I recently broke a mental plateau by doing my first 5k. The idea of it indimidated me, but now that I've done it, I am unstoppable!

Don't pick something that seems impossible-- a marathon wasn't the right goal for me. Pick something that is new and intimidating-- not terrifying!
- Submitted by CLOTHEDINLOVE 5/5/2010 in Breaking a Plateau | 5 Comments
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MISSB503 5/5/2010 12:33:00 PM

    I love this! I started at a bootcamp 8 months ago and I couldn't (was afraid to) even run a mile. Now I just finished my first 8K, and looking for my next challenge...maybe a rock climbing gym?
PATTISWIMMER 9/20/2010 1:31:00 AM

    Yes I did this recently emoticon
SABA_MALI 9/15/2010 6:31:00 AM

    I'm also trying to break a mental plateau. I've discovered something too that might help. More like learning a new technique than pushing yourself further on an activity. But im sure it will help boost me. I'm trying new jump rope techniques
LADYJ6942 5/11/2010 11:58:00 AM

    Totally agree, was intimidated by push ups - afraid of face planting can do them on counter and even modified on floor now. Still a little scary but I am pushing past "I can't" and changing it to "I Can".
KRZYKAT3 5/9/2010 1:30:00 AM

    I like this. I am working on finding a way to shae up my BL team round for me. Am thinking of calorie cycling - and exercise cycling.,It will take a bit of preplanning so I better get my gears going tomorrow~ I think you just gave me the las push!

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