“I just got off work. Why should I go to the gym when I can just go home and rest?
“I already had two cheat meals this weekend. Guess that means I’m done with my diet…”
“You know, I don’t really know what to do when I’m at the gym. Let me take a break from working out until I come up with the perfect game plan to achieve my goals…”
Excuses. You hear them from others on the daily.
Most people like to see excuses as the pests that stop you from reaching your goals. However, excuses can actually be a good thing.
Excuses are like walls. You are on one side of that wall while your goals—that new body, that new income, that new car—wait for you on the other side. You don’t have to search for some ludicrous magic formula that promises you results but doesn’t deliver; you just need to break down that wall!
Trust me, once you put those excuses in their place, this amazing feeling of accomplishment will come over you like a tidal wave. That’s the best part of fitness: it makes you feel alive and proud of yourself.
Before you take down any excuse in your way, you need to know where excuses come from in the first place…