The Gentlemen’s Curb
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Hey Buddy, You Can’t Get Fit Until Your Lifestyle Is Healthy
Vowing to get fit and take control of your body is a wonderful thing. However, many fitness newbies make the same mistake: thinking it will solve all of life’s problems. While good nutrition and regular exercise are crucial factors in your life, they need to be balanced with other elements. That doesn’t mean your life has to be perfect before hitting the gym. Nonetheless, you must not overlook the importance of those outside elements.
Make Sure Your Mind Is In A Good Place
Exercise will actively boost your frame of mind and the way you feel about yourself. Likewise, this is one area of your life where you can take control right away. Still, if outside distractions are going to stop you from giving it a real go, you will need to tie up the loose ends first. Financial struggles are a common problem. If debt continually plays on your mind, you won’t be able to dedicate yourself entirely to fitness. Similarly, you can’t expect to incorporate too much change at once. For those that have struggled in recent times, sober living for men should be a far greater priority than lifting weights. Trying to change everything at once could overwhelm you. That’s not to say you can’t still get a little exercise in. However, given that your focus should be elsewhere, it’s probably best not to worry about hitting your targets. At least until the other parts of your world are under control.
Appreciate The Influence Of Relationships
You can get fit regardless of your relationship background. Whether you’re married or single isn’t overly important. What does matter, though, is the sense of stability. If your life is all over the place in this sense, the journey to fitness will seem far tougher. It’s okay to admit that dating has become difficult. It’s equally fine to use your current relationship as an incentive to get fit. Either way, that opportunity to focus on your health and body can make all the difference to your quest for fitness. Friendships and family situations can be equally influential. Ultimately, if you can get yourself into a place where you are content and happy, it will serve as a far better platform for your fitness journey.
Focus On Schedule
In today’s social climate, building a schedule where you can work out at the same times each week might not be viable. Nevertheless, it’s imperative that you gain a sense of organization. Otherwise, it’ll become far too easy to make excuses along the way. Getting into the routine of early morning runs can be very rewarding, not least because it sets you up for the day. Alternatively, fitting a workout into your work break or even learning to cycle to work could put you on the road to success. Even if you can’t commit to specific times, dedicating days to certain routines and muscle groups is key.
When your schedule is under control, finding the motivation to push through the wall and reach your goals will be more accessible than ever. Do whatever it takes to get this right before starting your journey, and it will be a whole lot smoother.