Monday is the very beginning of your week – and usually, the hardest day to get the motivation to work out. Any day is hard enough, but knowing it’s Monday just makes it a little more difficult. It may be a tough day to face, but don’t worry, because there are plenty of Monday workout motivation tips that will get you up and moving just like you want to. Working out is incredibly beneficial, and as soon as you get the workout motivation you need – you will take those Monday blues and throw them right out the window.
Many people have different preferences when it comes to exercising. Some people prefer working out from the comfort of their homes while others prefer the vast and beautiful outdoors. However, while exercising indoors may be more convenient, there’s no arguing that there are a lot of great health benefits to exercising outdoors.
What are you missing if you ignore the other 20 hours? The 80/20 rule/Pareto Principle is a popular idea these days. You see it everywhere. Made famous by Vilfredo Pareto back in the the 1800's, it's taken productivity books and blogs by storm in recent years. So let's look at the less "sexier" and "exciting" side of this distribution for a change.
Have you ever played Nintento? Or Xbox? Or any video game ever? Well here's the thing with video game systems. They had 'cheat codes." If you hit the buttons in a specific sequence, you unlicked different super powers or power-ups. (Liu Kang Flying Kick from Mortal Kombat: Towards, Towards, [B]) You could get extra lives.... Invincibility.... Unlimited ammo... Super speed... You get the idea.
You're not the problem. The problem is the problem. And the problem we're facing is how to map out a course to get from our idea of optimal fitness and health to our goal. The problems and obstacles we face may seem daunting and intimidating at first. What we eat, how we workout, our social life and sleep... But if we cut them into bite size pieces, it's much more manageable. The key to reaching our goals is knowing that we're following the best strategy. So how do we know what's best?
We spend a lot of time explaining the importance of knowing your body if you want to transform it. But what are the big picture questions that help us cultivate the skill to focus and reach our goals? We do this by emracing threee general commitments.