This is a continuation of my blog post The proof isn’t in the pudding…it’s in the picture! Read it HERE!
You have decided that you want to be “that mom”! You know the one with 10 kids and a set of Abs! 🙂 Awesome! Well first things first….
You got to WANT IT and you got to be willing to FIGHT FOR IT!
Yes I said it, “YOU got to be ready to fight for it!”
“Why do I need to fight for it?” You are probably asking yourself!
Well because once you want something so bad you can taste it you seem to find resistance, temptation, and a million reasons why this will never work! It’s called SELF DEFEAT…and you have been around that mountain TOO MANY TIMES TO COUNT! Be prepared to be mentally STRONG! I talk about my transformation story HERE. It’s not only about my body but my mind as well!
Be prepared to take CONTROL of your busy life but also be FELXABLE!
Doesn’t that seem kind of like an oxymoron?
Yes, it does but lets be realistic here! IF you are a mother of small children, you know there will be those chaotic out of your control days when your children will get sick, and unexpected events will occur which will have the potential to derail your work out schedule! That’s okay! It happens! The most important thing is that you stick to is this. DON’T LET IT put a complete HALT to your goals! You can’t have a bad three day span or a week and then decide to throw in the towel to the whole thing! (I know, been there, felt like it.) Keep pushing forward. Be forgiving and extend grace to yourself! READ …SET BACKS!
Be prepared meaning have a schedule for your work outs for the week and stick to them! If something causes you to miss, then already have a plan to make up for the work out or cardio session.
For me I have had to adjust my 5 day a week schedule of working out and cardio because of School Events and Work. I work at a Preschool so summer days our mine to spend how I choose!
I lift weights Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday but I run Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday! Check out what I discovered about Fasted Cardio here….nice results!
I recommend joining a GYM or some type of FITNESS center!
If you are having doubts or fears about joining a gym please read my 8 Awesome ways to Conquer your gym-phobia here.
Maybe you just don’t want to join a gym but are considering purchasing a home gym? I say go for it! Heavy weights will not bulk you up like the Hulk, they will help burn fat and create lean muscle tone.
Need help with a work out routine but you don’t want to hire a personal trainer at your local gym? Google Weight lifting work out for women or go to http://www.bodybuilding.com and search there. I am not a personal trainer so I can’t really give you “expert advice.” I can share with you what my work outs look like. You can ask me by commenting below or you can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put Work out Routines in your subject box So I don’t spam it!
YOU CAN DO THIS!!
Words to pray and speak over yourself during the beginning stages of your new journey:
“I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength.” Philippians 4:13
“For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.” 2 Timothy 1:7
DO NOT BE AFRAID!!
What is holding you back right now? Let’s talk it out, I would love to be able to share some encouragement with you! Comment below!
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