My people...im back again from the twilight zone. I hope everyone has been well and sticking to their new years goals. THere are going to be some slips and falls of course. Never worry about these. The beauty in training and failing is, when you fail, you actually get better!
You remember when you were younger and your parents always said, save you allowance". You get older and the main goal for most is to be financially stable an able to provide for our love ones. A big part of this concept involves making "investments" or saving money. That can be anything from opening a saving account, investing in higher eductaion to make mor money, or doing it the old fashion way and simply dropping pennies in a piggy bank until you get rich. Well maybe not pennies, you'll probably be needing to drop $20 dollars at a time this day in age. The point is youre making an investment for a more important cause. A higher purpose.
When we relate this to fitness and wellness, making an investment could be anything from hiring a personal trainer, going on weight watchers, or joining your local yoga class. You invest a certain amount of money and time to a cause (your health) that you hope will reward you in time. The key word being TIME. The notion that you can live a mostly sedentary lifestyle(years for some), then invest a few dollars in a fitness investment and your problems are solved is just absurd to me. Its 100% crap. If you opena saving account tomorrow and invest 1000 dollars in it, when do you think you will start to gain a single dollar off that money? One week? A month? 6 months? With most banks all three are wrong. The point is you have to but a relationship of trust and that takes what? Time.
When you really decide to make that investment in yourself via health and wellness, you got to be willing to put in the time and work. If this a lifestyle change for you then only health, wealth, and the body and mind you want await you in the future. IF youre not willing to be patient, and withdraw that investment too early, youre going to be left with what you started with. I mean lets be real, if you had it all you wouldnt be making the investment in the first place, right? With everything we know about health and wellness and with all the great trainers and fitness professionals available, the average life expectancy should be 100! Maybe it will one day.
I try not to talk to much becuase I know many of you have a lot better things to do than to read anything I have to say but again this is all about change. Becoming a fitness professional has changed my life so much. I always wasnt the healthiest person. Ive done and seen a lot in my life. Most of which are not appropriate for this blog but you get the point. Fitness saved my life. Helping people change their lives and accomplish goals enables me to lead a life of purpose. I thank you for this gift.
Make an investment in something money cannot buy.....YOU.
UNtil it happens again...