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If you stayed at your current weight, would you be happy?

Here is my question to you, please feel free to answer it or leave a comment below.

If you stayed at your current weight would you be happy?

Could you go through the next 30,40, 50 years in the shape you are right now and be happy?

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Where some might think that your physical appearance should not be tied to your happiness or state of mind, I say different. So many people are consumed…yes, comsumed with unhappy thoughts because they are over weight and out of shape. When I was at my heaviest (225lbs) there were days that all I could think about was how much happier I would be if I could just lose weight. Then there were days that all I could think about was which decadent food could I eat next. It was a viscious cycle and I am still tormented by it today.

If you aren’t willing to make some sacrifices then you need to make peace that you are where you are and your weight will not change. In fact, and this is not to fear monger but to open your eyes…your weight will go up. Getting older and not being active means you slow down. Your hormones are involved (menopause) your metabolism slows to a grinding halt, add in stress and you have a recipe for obesity.

What will your life look like in a year, 2 years or 5 years if you continue to do nothing?

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I guarantee…I mean I guarantee that if you start to put focus on your health you will feel better, you will stop feeling fat, ugly and miserable. Today is your day. Monday is the start of a new week…you get to start doing something-anything that will help you get into shape.

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If you do nothing and keep doing nothing you will be unhappy…plain and simple. The emotional side of being overweight is so mentally taxing but aside from that you are taking years off of your life…which is a fact. Why would you want to do that?

Today is your day. Today is the day that you will make healthy choices and do some real physical activity.

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What if your weight never changes?

Here is my question to you, please feel free to answer it or leave a comment below.

If you stayed at your current weight would you be happy?

Could you go through the next 30,40, 50 years in the shape you are right now and be happy?

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Where some might think that your physical appearance should not be tied to your happiness or state of mind, I say different. So many people are consumed…yes, comsumed with unhappy thoughts because they are over weight and out of shape. When I was at my heaviest (225lbs) there were days that all I could think about was how much happier I would be if I could just lose weight. Then there were days that all I could think about was which decadent food could I eat next. It was a viscious cycle and I am still tormented by it today. 

If you aren’t willing to make some sacrifices then you need to make peace that you are where you are and your weight will not change. In fact, and this is not to fear monger but to open your eyes…your weight will go up. Getting older and not being active means you slow down. Your hormones are involved (menopause) your metabolism slows to a grinding halt, add in stress and you have a recipe for obesity.

What will your life look like in a year, 2 years or 5 years if you continue to do nothing?

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I guarantee…I mean I guarantee that if you start to put focus on your health you will feel better, you will stop feeling fat, ugly and miserable. Today is your day. Monday is the start of a new week…you get to start doing something-anything that will help you get into shape.

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If you do nothing and keep doing nothing you will be unhappy…plain and simple. The emotional side of being overweight is so mentally taxing but aside from that you are taking years off of your life…which is a fact. Why would you want to do that?

Today is your day. Today is the day that you will make healthy choices and do some real physical activity.

 

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This is what happens when you take action.

I watched a video over the weekend about a man who documented his journey from being severely obese and un-happy, to running a marathon and changing his outlook in the process.  He found his inspiration along the way.  He found happiness in the “new” life he discovered along the way.  He found the ‘him’ he truly wanted to be, along the way.  When I lost my weight, I found an inspiration to keep me going when times were tough…this man and I shared that same inspiration. What was our inspiration…

Me Before and After

When you’re looking at starting a fitness program, the biggest challenge is the action of getting started.  The desire is there, the want for change is there, the need is there but all the want will never make it happen.  You have to take action!

Gym memberships? Expensive and for some daunting when you look at all the equipment (most of which you will never use).

At home equipment? Expensive and often becomes just a place to hang your laundry.

Both also lack the most important thing that is the secret to success…support.

That’s where Boot Camp comes in and should be what you use to meet your fitness goals.

Not expensive, no confusing or dangerous equipment. Everyone at Boot Camp is there for a common reason…to improve their health.  Each person may have their own reason ie, weight loss, fat loss, strength training,..etc.

Amy Before and After

Every person at Boot Camp is an individual with specific needs, wants, goals and desires.  But they all have two things in common…

1.)  They have taken action

2.)  They support each other

Right now is a great time to come out to Boot Camp.  Right now is a great time to get the support you need.  Right now is a great time to take the action to make your reach your goals.

A new session starts tonight, so come out to Boot Camp, take the action to make the reality you want.

Melody Before and After

Here was the inspiration that I used…happiness.  No matter how many times I told myself and others I was happy, “Just the way I was”, I knew I was lying. My happiness came as I saw the changes in myself.  It’s a lot easier to be happy, than pretend you’re happy.

Notice in all the before and afters…happiness is evident.

See you tonight!!