It’s tough, isn’t it? To even think about putting on your track shoes and going for a run, or heading to a gym and spending an hour powering through a class.
The thing is, we’re pretty sure you must have thought about changing your life, or perhaps experienced that fleeting moment of being inspired when you watched your favorite athletes on TV or witnessed a real life transformation – maybe a friend who went from fat to fit. But when you think about how you’ll sweat during exercise, or that you’re simply not ready to start, you’re actually getting in your own way. Oh, and we hate to break it to you: but you’re probably never going to be ready either.
We’re not here to fluff things up and tell you that working out is going to be a stroll in the park because it’s not. But nothing worth having comes easy. You work hard to earn money so you can live comfortably, you put in the effort to plan those dates with that cute girl/guy so that hopefully things progress. So why not push yourself to get that body you want, or to simply boost your health?
Now, you might not be sure where to begin. But that shouldn’t be an excuse to put things off – because the truth is, you can begin anywhere, with anything. There are heaps of activities out there to keep you active, and all of them are worth exploring, especially when you aren’t sure what you will end up doing in the long run. After all, if you never try, you’ll never know. So just get moving! And do whatever that catches your attention – Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, yoga, boxing, badminton, rock climbing, or even dancing around in your room to your favorite playlist of songs. All that matters is creating that momentum to get the ball rolling, and of course, keep it going!
It isn’t going to be easy at the start, but believe us when we say that it will get better over time. Although of course, somewhere down the road there will be new personal records to break and new goals to crush – but let’s worry about that later. First, you need to get yourself to the gym. You might not realize it, but when you do so, half the battle is already won.
It isn’t always going to be rainbows and butterflies, and we don’t know what exactly would happen on your fitness journey. But one thing’s for sure: it’ll change your life, if only you give it the chance to.
The question is, will you?
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