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Life is short – guest thoughts on the mental game of fitness

It has been a while, but here are some guest thoughts by Seth Crooks on Functional Fitness

Life is short. You hear that all the time. It’s a good message, live it up, and all that. But as Chris Rock says if you marry the wrong person life is LONG! Now I’m not talking about marriage, but rather the mundane in all of our lives. Unfortunately, exercise can be lumped into that category. Get in your four workouts for the week. Good Job! Oh… here comes another week. Then after that, another. And another. And so on. 

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So how do you stay focused when life just keeps going? Before I get into that, I just want to clarify that I am not ungrateful for each new week, but the work that inevitably comes with it is a challenge.

First don’t forget that continuing fitness is a respectable goal. That said, however, make some new goals. Even if they are small or strange or whatever… make some goals! Even something simple like make up your own workout.

Second, let me touch on that word: challenge. If it were easy, everyone would be in great shape. Sometimes, we as humans are motivated and up for the challenge. It is during those times that we excel in our endeavors. But what about the rest of the time?

I am guided in my philosophy by a mixture of whims, pop culture and the occasional bit of advice from a good friend. In regard to self-motivation during a willpower drought, ‘fun.’ says it best: “Carry On.”

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