Learn how to get in shape and stay in shape
Hi, my name is Peter Brown I am a proud father of two girls and a body transformation specialist. I can teach you how to get in shape and stay in shape.
Danny Hile invited me to write this post and I am genuinely excited to contribute as a guest blogger on Dannyhile.com. After reading Dan’s Book I instantly drew parallels with what I teach to my clients and what he teaches through his blogs and book.
What I liked the most was the work life balance Dan focused on and this is where I am going to focus my attention today.
Many people have the good intentions to get in shape, however most have trouble staying in shape and so many more fail to even fulfill those initial good intentions.
Why you fail to stay in shape
When most people ask me how to get in shape they often have many preconceived thoughts about what they will need to do;
- Exercising every day
- Cutting Carbs and Counting Calories
- Meal Replacement Shakes
- And, the list goes on
When most people embark on one of the above strategies they’ll quite often experience some rapid short term results, however, sooner rather than later those body shape changes start to come to a screaming halt and their energy levels plummet.
Injury or Illness might ensue and very quickly their motivation level bottoms out.
Not an ideal situation to find yourself in, right?
So this begs the question, is there a more sustainable way?
How to sustain your fitness
Good news. There is a better way.
The problem with the above strategies are they aren’t sustainable because they only focus on achieving one thing, body shape changes and in this case the body shape changes come at the expense of health and energy.
“For any Exercise and Nutrition Program to be truly sustainable it must achieve results in all three areas simultaneously.”
That is, the program must focus on making you:
- look better
- feel better
- function better
- … every day!
It can’t focus on one thing alone and what we tend to see in the fitness industry is 95% of the programs on offer focus on typically achieving rapid body shape results without giving thought to anything else.
Why do you want to get in shape?
Most people fall into unsustainable regimes because they are unclear with what they want from their body shape changes.
I’ve found if you ask most people ‘why’ they want to get into shape the common answers are feeling based i.e – they want to feel more confident, more energetic, healthier.
Asking yourself this question is where you should start any health and fitness journey.
That way you are tuned into what you really want instead of what you think you want.
You’ll be less likely to sacrifice energy levels and/or health for your body shape changes.
Keep in mind you may have to ask yourself this question more than once, in fact my most successful clients ask this question regularly to remind themselves of what is important.
Your next step is to get started writing a S.M.A.R.T goal and link it to your ‘why’ but that’s a topic for another day.
As Danny says in his book, Time to Start,
“Ideas are worthless without action. You have already made a decision about what to do, so now is the time to act.”
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