Eliminating Exercise Excuses! We all do it. We’ve all come up with some excuse or another to not exercise. Really, exercises excuses are cheap and abundant. In fact, the list of potential excuses is infinite, and in most cases, we just don’t want to do it. Generally speaking, we are rather impatient and lazy, and…
Life Hack: Planning Ahead to Skyrocket Productivity! In my life I have wasted far too much time planning when I should have been doing. Planning ahead is an important remedy to this problem. One of the greatest obstacles to my productivity is time wasted thinking and deciding when I ought to have been doing what was planned beforehand….
I’ve never read a book with such a simple thesis, stated so clearly, and repeated so many times without its becoming boring or annoying. Rather, he revisits the same concept from every conceivable angle in order to drive home a very simple point: small, simple decisions, compounded over time, will reap tremendous rewards.
Are you getting enough sleep? How much is enough?
When a person is disciplined in one area, it often translates to other parts of life. Discipline in exercise often results in healthier eating choices. Who wants to chase a hard workout with a donut? The same goes with disciplined sleep. I’ve never seen a truly disciplined person who had lazy sleep habits. Some people sleep too much, while others don’t get enough sleep. But the disciplined sleeper sees the benefit of good rest and strikes a healthy balance between work and rest.
Have you ever been in a cave and seen a stalactite? Or a stalagmite? If not, maybe you’ve seen a valley carved out by a (relatively) slow-moving glacier. These things are formed over time. Ages, in most cases. The difference is not discernible from one day to the next, but it’s there…however small it may be.
Fitness is no different. A healthy body is a body of work, the product of thousands of decisions of varying significance.