Since summer has ended and winter hasn’t quite begun, I’ve seen a pretty large influx of people back in the gym, which is awesome! And it’s the perfect time to get back on track and back to feeling your best, even when baggy clothes and covering up is in season. But you know what never goes out of season?
- Your body.
- Feeling your best.
- Working towards your future.
So often people use the New Year as a time to start a new program, but why not just start now? Today. This very minute! Every single day we just keep getting older and losing time so why wait a couple more months when you can get going now? Sure, the holidays are coming and it’s harder to stick with your goals, but it IS still possible. I’ve eaten paleo/gluten free and I’ve done CrossFit for over 6 years now. That means I’ve been through 6 holiday seasons where there is sh*tty food and traveling and no gym and tough decisions to be made, but I’ve still made it through. And that’s because I set my goals and standards before New Years. The holidays are challenging, but if you hold yourself to a higher standard, if you set your goals and don’t waver, and if you decide your health is most important, than you’ll be able to make the best decisions during the holiday season. You’ll make it work.
The holidays don’t control your goals, YOU do. You control what you eat, you control what workout you do when gym times are limited, and you control how you perceive the challenges put in front of you. Remember, health is long term. It’s not a cleanse or just a 1 month challenge or a…