Secrets of Success

Do Something That Intimidates You



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!

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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!

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  • 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? - by MISSB503
  • Yes I did this recently emoticon - by PATTISWIMMER
  • 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 - by SABA_MALI
  • 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". - by LADYJ6942
  • 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! - by KRZYKAT3

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