For the last two years, at the start of the year at Fitzone, every member of the staff makes a goal that they would like to achieve in the year, something that challenges them and pushes them out of their comfort zone. Ideally something you’ve always wanted to do, but feel like it’s too big for you to achieve, something you put on the back burner.
At the start of last year, I wasn’t able to swim. I hadn’t done a length of the pool since I was about 14 in school where I couldn’t even get to the end without stopping
5 years down the track in 2018 and I obviously still couldn’t swim
Swimming was definitely going to be a challenge for me
Swimming was definitely out of my comfort zone!!!!!! 😬
Swimming was definitely something I would love to be able to do, but how would I possibly learn without being terrible to start with?
You have probably heard the saying a goal that is not written down is just a dream? Well I use to be a dreamer…. I really wanted to believe I was creating strong goals and then working hard to achieve them but really, they were dreams. Now that i think more about that statement...How much thinking is going on in your head? Having your goals up there too could make it quite crowded. Goals are things that you don’t want to get muddled up with other day to day things like, what to make your kids for lunch, or what you are going to wear to next week’s big meeting. They need to be prioritised. Time needs to be set aside and not rescheduled or shifted. Ultimately with our busy schedules it is too difficult to achieve this all from our minds.
If that is in fact how you set your goals then the question is….. How bad do you...
When you join a gym, the thought of feeling fit and healthy are usually are the things that you think of before anything else, right? Well, what if I told you there is another type of strength that health and fitness can bring? Inner strength is something that you are not born with, but something you must develop, just like other muscles in your body. However, it is just as important to your training. If you’re already starting to think “inner strength, I’m not sure I have any of that”. Well you do! It takes inner strength to join a gym and start your journey. That’s where I started mine.
Inner strength is so completely underrated, I don’t even know where to begin. Becoming strong mentally, as well as physically, is a MASSIVE benefit of exercise, and one of the main reasons I got involved in the ‘Health and fitness...