Let's learn from the arrow and the science from the arrow. When things do not go our way, find a way to find the positive.
We have all sprung forward and now it is National Nap Day. Who knew? How long does it take for you to adjust to the time change? The good news is, it doesn't have to be a huge inconvenience for you. Here are some tips to help you this week as you adjust.
I've talked about change and comfort zones before on this page. If you stay in your comfort zone, you start to become stagnant and tend to plateau. I began to feel uninspired and... Stagnant. I felt as though I was not giving my all to my classes. If you know me or have been in my classes more than once (or twice), you will know that feeling is very important to me. I thrive knowing that my students know that I care about them. However, lately I have been feeling like I have been in a season of change. I am not sure what type of change I have needed.
Without change, without learning; we become stagnant. We must learn to accept change and not lash out. Different is not bad... It is just different. If it is not for you, that is fine. There is no reason to huff and puff and taint people's opinions. Allow others to make up their minds. With that being said....
What motivates you? What drives you to MOVE? Whatever is getting you to jump out of bed every morning to complete that workout, that is your motivation. It is obviously different for everyone. So what is it for you? I refer to this as your "Why".
Guess what? We are starting our challenges again! That's right... It is monthly challenge time. What will this challenge be? That's up to YOU! You can help decide what February's Challenge will be by clicking here. You have three options: HIIT, Glutes or Core. Voting ends by noon on Monday, January 30th. Let your voice be heard.
How many of think you are the next Beyoncé, Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias or Julianne Hough? No? Well, maybe that doesn't stop you from belting out "Single Ladies" in the shower or doing the Salsa in your bedroom on Latin night on DWTS. It's the sheer enjoyment of a pastime that you love. I remember my sister singing when I was younger. She has a beautiful voice. Many people told her as such. Did she boast of her talent? Not at all, but I am certain that she was confident in her skill. If memory serves, she was in competition choir for a few years. Her confidence was silent... Until it came time to sing.
I took some time this weekend to update my vision board. Instead of including longer term goals, I decided to include my goals for this year.
So many times for you to try out new classes in the New Year. A chance to make new friends and who might just have the same goals as you. That is just one of the benefits of Group Exercise classes.
We are coming upon New Year's Eve and that tradition of making those New Year's resolutions. If you go back to my previous post, you will know how I feel about resolutions. I even urged my readers to start changing themselves before the New Year. According to http://www.statisticbrain.com, 45% of Americans make New Year's resolutions. According to Nielson, our friends that tell us everything about consumers, losing weight was the second most popular resolution being made; behind STAYING fit and healthy. I went on social media this morning and saw posts of friends receiving fitness gear and even gym memberships. Yay!!! However, I know of one tool that is going to be purchased and I have to tell you all to "DON'T DO IT!"