I think people are too hard on failure, because the technical result is that it means you didn’t “win.” I mean, we know that you can’t always win, but we often forget the fact that failure is just simply what can happen in a singular moment, not a definite forecast of the future.
The number one excuse for not exercising is not having enough time. The second is not feeling like it. At least, that’s what my experience has been. Maybe you’re like me. Don’t worry, you’re in good company. I don’t judge.
“How’d your exercise goals go this week?” That’s the weekly phone notification that Patrollers receive on their phone each Sunday. A simple message with a simple goal: to make you stop and actually think about your goals.
Let’s entertain a thought for a second. Imagine that after eating a healthy meal, you instantly lost weight. When you completed a set of sit ups, your abs literally popped out of your stomach like skittles. Delicious, rainbow coloured skittle abs. The best kind of abs.
New year. New you. Etc etc. Blah blah. You know the deal. We’ve just past the busiest week of the year for online and offline media to fill their quota about resolutions and goals. And boy, do people have polar opinions about it.
They say that you shouldn’t put anything online that you wouldn’t want your Mum to see. Turns out, that’s a pretty good guideline to live by. But what if you also had to tell your Mum about every single thing that you put in your shopping basket?
I’m an Olympic Athlete, and my goal is to be the best in the world in my chosen event. As I write this, the 2016 Rio Olympic Games is coming to an end. You can’t argue, it’s inspiring to watch. Athletes from around the world dedicating their lives in the pursuit of gold and glory.