so many times you start a new nutrition program, workout routine or other healthy change for the goal to make changes to your body... and years ago when I started running I would be lying to you if I said I hadn't hoped for that. But now it's different. I've been doing a workout program called Shift Shop the last few weeks and just yesterday I looked in the mirror and saw a huge change. I could seriously cry.
I'm Seeing Changes from my Workout Program...but it's NOT What You Think.
It's not a change in my figure. A change in muscle tone or growth. It wasn't a change in the number on the scale. Or even abs starting to show.
It was looking at myself in the mirror and realizing that I felt good in my own head.
I have STRUGGLED with some workout programs because I feel like I'm doing it because all the other coaches are doing it and promoting it ... so wouldn't I too? And to be honest when I've done insanity workouts I didn't like them. I did for a while, but go BURNT out with all the jumping and intensity and scream in your faceness. And at first I thought The Shift Shop was going to be something similar.
But I'm determined to go outside my comfort zone. I don't want to be that person at the gym for hours or the girl running miles on the treadmill because she feels like she has to.
If you WANT SOMETHING DIFFERENT you have to DO SOMETHING DIFFERENT.
Chris Downing is a different type of trainer. I did his workout LIVE in the Dominican Republic on the rewards trip. And he just has a way of speaking to you. He's humble. Understanding. Down to earth. And the SHIFT he talks about it making one WITHIN you. Because you are WORTHY of everything you desire. And it goes much farther than six pack abs.
So for the last month I've been doing post on instagram and facebook about confessions. Confessions of my struggles with perfection. Just being me. No facade. And yesterday I finally feel a realization surfaced. I've been pushing play in this program for a different reason. I'm pushing play because doing something that is hard to me and overcoming it feels good. Knowing I CAN do something I commit to doing feels good. It feels like I'm sweating my way into a meditation and after I feel BETTER.
I'm working on a SIX PACK MINDSET. Not abs.
Are you ready for a CHANGE?!? I would be BLESSED to introduce you and be a part of these changes within too.
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