249: Creating and Keeping an Exercise Habit
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"Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person's physical, emotional and mental states" - Carol Welch
Exercise has always been a part of my life. Prior to my becoming an author and podcaster I was a personal trainer. It was my privilege to watch people conquer their fitness challenges. However, once I left personal training it became more important for me to help people set themselves up for success in whatever way they needed.
That is why I became more invested in helping people live a calmer more satisfying life. I felt that no one would be able to achieve any successes until they had the correct mental and spiritual framework. However, this week I think it is time to emphasize that in order to make any changes you need to have a body that doesn't take up all of your focus. When you are tired or unfit your body cries out for attention, deafening all other objectives.
This week I want to focus on the basics of a healthy exercise and nutrition plan.
Topics Discussed in This Episode
- The benefit of starting off slowly
- Review of the Habit Cycle
- The importance of keeping track of your progress
- How momentum can fuel your workout
Question of the Day
What is your reason for exercising?
Action of the Day
Exercise for 5 minutes today
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