Stop Making Excuses

Posted on by Angela Okon

Stop Making Excuses

Why do we always seem to come up with excuses for going to the gym? "I don’t have time, this week is too busy, I’ll start next week, I can’t afford to eat healthy, it’s too expensive, or I injured myself so I can’t exercise." There are so many excuses that get in the way every day that prevent us from being healthy or accomplishing our goals, yet there are people who somehow overcome the same excuses we are all so quick to create. Those who overcome these every day obstacles are no different than you or I. Your body and health should be the number one priority in your own life, so take the time to take care of yourself. Once you take control and stop making excuses, you can accomplish anything. Here are a few tips to remember when it comes to your health and fitness goals…
  1. Stop Making Excuses - The only limitations you really have are created by you. You can decide whether or not you are going to do something or not, and with that mentality, what’s stopping you?
  2. Determine What's Most Important In Your Life - Number one should be your health! Your body is hands down the most important thing you have. Without your health you are putting limitations on yourself, as well as your relationships. When you put your health first, you are essentially making yourself a better person.
  3. Understanding - What you put into your body every day, and how often you actively use it, is vital.
Not only do we need a healthy balance of proteins, fats, and carbs, but we also need to be giving our body the extra nutrients it truly needs. When we eat/take daily supplements it’s important to remember that you are giving your body the fuel it needs to get through the day, and if you aren’t giving it what it needs, it won’t work as efficiently as it could. Exercise is just as important. Not only is it good for your physical health to be active, but it is also good for your mental health. This is the only body we get, and by taking good care of it, your life can be much happier and healthier.