I see too many people start a training program, nutrition program, or a new routine and give up in the first few weeks. There’s something they didn’t know though…⁣You are not giving yourself the chance to see the real possible outcome of doing that program. To be honest, you need to stick to the program for about 8 to 12 weeks to better judge the program and get a better understanding of what does and doesn’t work for you.⁣⁣

I know it may seem like a lot of time, but trust me when I tell you when I say that that’s when the magic happens. This is the reason why if you work with a coach or a trainer, their programs are most likely 3 months or longer.⁣⁣⁣No program is perfect for every person at the onset. It takes trying, adjusting, and troubleshooting along the way.

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Keep your eye on the prize“Keep your eye on the prize!” is something that gets touted as a way to maintain motivation.

It sounds good in theory but in practice – it just leads to disappointment, shame, and guilt.

When it comes to weight loss, we can’t exactly control the prize (aka outcome). What we can do is control the process (i.e. our behaviors that lead us towards the prize).

I bet this isn’t new to you. You’ve heard that behavior goals are better than outcome goals. Let’s take it a step further though. There are some behavior/process goals that are better than others.

The most common process goals I hear from expats is:

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New Year's Fitness Resolutions
New Year’s Fitness Resolutions

Hey, how are those fitness resolutions going?

It’s been a few days since January 1st, and I’m sure that you’re feeling great about the new year and the opportunities it brought. But how many of us have actually stuck to our fitness goals for more than a day or two? How many managed to maximize our physical development results?

If the answer is “not me,” then this blog post is for you.

If you want to optimize your progress and smash your new year’s resolutions keep reading as we give our best tips to reach your goals. Continue reading “New Year’s Fitness Resolutions”

Should you hire an online personal trainer? Hiring a personal coach comes with a lot of benefits. It doesn’t matter if you are an absolute beginner or preparing for a bodybuilding or powerlifting competition.

Having a coach means you will have a person who supports you in the most challenging moments of your training career. Sure, having your loved ones nearby might be helpful, but if they are not into the sport, most of their advice and support will.be moral. Continue reading “Online Personal Trainer: Why you should hire one”