I just didn't feel like doing it!
Posted By Troy 26/11/2015
So, today I am absolutely swamped with work
I have a million things to do and about 300 clients to train
Ok, so maybe not 300, but not far off!
I have just ate my lunch stood up because I knew if I sat down, I wouldn't get back up!
I've gave myself about 10 minutes to write this e-mail and the plan is to keep it brief
Even though I'm rambling already!
I'm feeling a little tired today
I usually get like that towards the end of the week
Training a lot of clients does take it's toll
Even though all I do is "stand there and tell people what to do" according to my friends!
I trained yesterday morning...
...But do you know what? I didn't want to
I just didn't feeling like doing it
(Even us Personal Trainers get like that from time to time)
The problem was, I had quite a few things on my mind that I needed to do...
...Such as my Christmas party and just general planning for next year
The thought of all that was putting me off wanting to train
I even started to tell myself my slightly strained hamstring was worse than what it was
I found myself starting to make excuses to not train
I was doing all the things I hate other people doing!
I even thought to myself, "should I be training this morning when I have such a busy day today? It will catch up with me later!"
Anyway, as much I hate this saying, I told myself to "man up"
Just as a side note, why do girls tell themselves to "man up"? It absolutely drives me mad!
They're not men!?
Anyhow, I got going with my training
I told myself I'm going to give it 5 minutes and see how I get on
And do you know what happened?
I completed my workout
1 hour later I was done
Turns out, I just needed to get going
Once I'd warmed up, I felt ready and raring to go
I recommend you do this when you're struggling to get going...
...Set your timer for 5 minutes on any particular task...
...And watch what happens
It's like magic!
This also works great with other things too
Got a deadline?
Don't want to do the work?
Set your timer for 5 minutes and watch the magic unfold
Your mind needs to warm up first
Just like your body!
I hope you use this e-mail because I think it could be a game changer for you
Speak to you tomorrow!
Troy 'Lasted Longer Than 5 Minutes' Lake
PS I'm currently looking after my Dads cat while he's away
Why don't they sit when you tell them to?
Give me a dog any day!