I was talking to a client this week who came to us because he had a significant amount of fat to lose He's motivated and making great progress towards his goal. As is often the case, many of the people in his life are also overweight. He told me that they often make comments to the effect of "oh you're still on your diet" when they see him eating his healthy food. (Which is not at all uncommon, BTW).
What will it take for you to feel ready take a leap and make a change? The answer, for many is confidence.
But, argues Dan Sullivan of the Strategic Coach program for entrepreneurs, that's not how it works. He's right - and his his point applies to fitness every bit as much as it does to business. Here's why - and what you DO need to be successful.
So you want to lose weight or get in shape. But you can’t seem to stay motivated, and regularly fall off the wagon. Sound about right?
If so, you probably aren’t tuned into what we like to call your "why" – the deep-seeded reason for your fitness goal. Here's what we mean and how to discover it.
Poul Nielsen is the owner and operator of Nielsen Fitness, Toronto's leading team of in-home personal trainers. He has 18 years' experience in the fitness industry and has taught courses in Fitness and Lifestyle Management at George Brown College.
In addition to exercise (obviously), he loves spending time with his family, playing the guitar, strong coffee - and dark chocolate!