Ever feel like you missed hte memo? Sometimes it seems like the articles and suggestions being pounded at us day after day are overwhelming. We’re in line at the grocery store and headlines like “One Easy Move to Slim ALL Over”, “Weight Loss That Sticks”, “5 Weeks to a Better Butt”, “Love Your Middle”, “Lose Your Thigh Jiggle in 5 Easy Moves”, Amp Your Training for the Arms of Your Dreams”, “Bootcamp Moves for a Better You”. I could go on and on and on.
The Red Cross is offering a pint of Baskin Robbins Ice Cream for a pint of your blood.Need I go on? The Oakland Athletics have an Root Beer Float give away on days you donate to the Childhood Diabetes Foundation. Need I say more? Health Magazine has a picture of a donut on it's cover, asking, where have you been? What's that about? Our nation is getting fatter by the minute:Our food potions are getting larger and larger:
Bruce Lee was a stickler on fitness. Dispite his picture perfect physique you see on the screen, he had is own personal obstacles to overcome. He was born with one leg longer than the other. He grew up as a small, skinny child and trained in wing chun to improve his health. His efforts had their rewards in addition a quick recovery from a back injury during a possible heavy, weight training session.
So it’s been a while since I wrote a blog. My days have been very busy which I must admit I prefer. Sometimes when we are super busy we forget about our own health and focus on everything else. Being in the fitness industry and being in the position to motivate people all day long is a fantastic job, with great rewards, but it is of upmost importance that fitness professionals take care of themselves as well.