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Perfection or progress?

Got this message yesterday from Janine:

“I have lost 4lbs. I still find some of the exercises leave my joints aching. My muscles have recovered. I’m still doing 3 1minute workouts a day.”

And it was a nice reminder that

You do not have to be ‘perfect’ to progress.

Small habits, compound effect. 

Truth is, you’ll always have problems.

You can see them as blessings, curses or challenges.

Make progress? 

You’ll reach new, more exciting problems / curses / challenges <<< depending on how you  frame it.

I get it feels harder to do nothing. 

You might get a dopamine hit from putting it off.

“I don’t have time” (that is why we have the 1 minute workouts)

“It’s not the right time”

“I’m not fit enough” (we can adapt everything for you)

But what I know to be pretty much the case,

Is that most of us are really just scared we will “fail” .

AKA we have a fear of failure 

And a fear of looking silly.

Thing is though,

Failure is down to you to define.

You can say “I should have exercised for longer today…I’m a failure”

Or 

You can say “i want to do more because ….[insert reason why your even thinking about getting fitter / losing weight ]. “

“I will do this  on [insert date] by doing [insert exercise]”

That’s the difference .

One is based on HOPE <<< which is essentially gambling.

“I hope I will have more motivation”

“I hope I will have more energy”

“I hope I am good today”

And other is based on STRATEGY..

It just depends which areas of your life

You are willing to gamble on…

Anyway, we have 4 new ladies starting on our 6 Week Kickstart for ladies 40+ who pretty much know what to do but need the plan, motivation and strategy to do it… 

If you’d like to join them?

Message me with ‘6 week’

And I’ll get you the details. 

Matt “small habits, compound effect” Fruci