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Why It’s So Important To Exercise

You owe it to yourself to put in the work. The time-out is real, but so is the work done. We’re going to show you that the workout is more than a set of abs, abs are muscle and muscles, if we just work hard, will get stronger. This will show you you were more than just a “runner-up” at high school cheerleading competitions: you can be a champion when you just work hard to be the best you can be.

Your body is a work in progress, and you don’t get better by doing the same things over and over again — you get better by moving. You’ve been doing the same thing for the past two to five decades, and you’re sitting still, not moving, and not moving well. Why? Because you’ve been trained to sit still, like your dog who knows what he is going to do because he’s seen it on TV, so you go do it.

In our society it is accepted practice that you sit still with your “head down” and ignore the problems that are clearly in front of you, not even acknowledging them because they don’t fit your idea of what “pursuing a life.” We’re stuck in a cycle of “just keep going until you stop” and never actually addressing our issues because we lack the ability to deal with them directly.

The simple, easy, easy way to change this is to step out of your comfort zone, put a little work in and let your health take care of itself.

Exercising is just one component of becoming stronger, healthier and more in touch with your life: it’s an important step because it provides the foundation for the rest of the steps in creating an abundance of health, strength, and happiness. Don’t be an athlete, be an athlete-maker.

Let’s start with a general statement about fitness: If your goal is to make yourself stronger, you don’t exercise, you train. If your goal is to eat better, you don’t eat more because you eat less, you exercise. If your goal is to become mentally agile, you don’t just read books about your goals, you put them into practice and move your mind towards your goals.

The same holds true for your body and mind: if your goal is to get stronger, you don’t exercise, you train. If your goal is to become more in touch with your life, you don’t ignore your symptoms, you take a workout. If you need to see a doctor, you go, take a health class, you attend class, and you practice the skill that you learned so that you become a more confident, effective, and educated individual.

This is just one of the many ways in which we learn what works best in order to achieve our goals, and this is especially true when it comes to our health and physical wellbeing. We will find the exercise program that works best in our lives and our bodies, and then we will stick to it and do it until we can’t do anymore. It’s just that simple.

That, my friends, is how fitness is really “fun.”

“How am I going to do it?” you may ask yourself. You just have to get to the point where the motivation to exercise simply won’t quit. I remember coming to this blog with a clear goal for exercise and I was at the point where all my motivation was gone. I wanted to be “good enough” and did everything right, but still I wasn’t changing anything with my life. I felt “worthless.”

That was a frustrating time to be in, and I know we’ve all been in that position, but it doesn’t have to be in front of us. Just having basic strength in place will get us on the road to exercise success. This article is designed to put you on that road and provide you with the information you need to help you achieve your goals.

What is Exercise anyway?

So, you’re going to exercise. Is this an expensive or easy workout you can just pick up and do at any time? If you haven’t been exercising, I can only say that you’ll have to be patient and wait it out with your new routine. You’ll begin at an easy level (just to get you on your feet, get in shape, and get healthier), and slowly increase the number of reps, sets, and repetitions you do until you’re performing the workout at an intensity that makes your body sore every day for many weeks afterwards.