Quick question of the week:
What motivates you?
What is the one thing that really keeps you going?
After some serious pondering and maybe a shot or two of espresso, the answer should hit you like a sack of potatoes:
Results (or progress of any kind) is in an incredible motivator. It’s what drives each and every one of us. It’s what makes us stick to our goals, our workout plans, our diets, our careers and our hobbies.
Results spark a fire inside of us. Progress assures us that everything we’ve been doing so far is right. That all the time we’ve invested to get to that point has been completely worth it.
And so we keep going.
Because, like I’ve said before, results drive results.
Its a beautiful, self-perpetuating cycle.
But to enter this cycle, you need to set up some sort of feedback system that will allow you to see and analyze changes over time. Changes in your body. Changes in your workouts. Changes in your habits.
You need to record some simple data points along your journey.
And it’s much easier than you think.
Let me show you how to set up your very own tracking system. [Read more...]