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Taking it one workout at a time

Monday, April 15, 2019

Perhaps it's just me, but I have a really bad habit of making plans that are often too much for me to maintain. Outdoor projects, gardening, bucket list, etc. It's no different with my fitness and health journey. I get gung-ho and excited and what looks good on a page, blog, or calendar doesn't pan out in execution. I find I push too hard that first 7-10 days, wear myself out, then I'm done for months.

If I want to do something different, accomplish something different, I have enact something different. Starting today, I am only planning one or two workouts in advanced. I will know what strength workout I want to do with a certain time frame to complete it in as well as a 5-10 minute option for cardio the following day.

If everything about success is one step at a time, then I need to stop getting ahead of myself and preplanning everything down to the minutia. I can hopefully head my flare ups off at the pass by doing this too. Takes the pressure off. What can I do to set myself up for success for the remainder of today? What can I do to set myself up for success tomorrow?

I've never been one to do one step at a time- I like sprinting. I am an All or Nothing kind of gal. Maybe I'll enjoy the journey more or learn a little something that I had missed in the past.

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    641 days ago
    I've been concentrating on getting 10,000 steps a day. Each day I push myself to get a little more in which takes me out of my comfort zone but who said it was going to be easy peasy. I'm on day four.and motivated to keep chipping away. Good luck with your goal(s).
    641 days ago
    Over the years I have had to learn to enjoy the journey. Like you, I am a lets go hard and fast type of person. Enjoying the journey has taught me that when its the right time, I can go hard and fast. And, I have the energy for it vs doing it all the time. Hang in there
    642 days ago
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