Getting yourself in shape is not done overnight. It takes perseverance, dedication and time - just how much time depends on you and your habits. You might be aiming to improve your physical shape a little faster than normal if you have an event coming up or you can feel the summer just around the corner. Like with almost everything in life, if it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing properly. No half measures, no short cuts, no extreme fad diets and no four-hour gym sessions. If you want to get in shape fast and stay fit over the long-term, it’s worth forming the correct habits now, so you can take a new recipe for fitness forward with you.
Meditation is a method which purpose is to achieve mental and physical relaxation. Through this skill we gain several health benefits such as increased ability to concentrate, reduced anxiety tendencies along with a feeling of general satisfaction. Even though a lot of people in some period of their lives decide to engage in meditation, only a few of them succeed in achieving and maintaining continuity in their practice.
As athletes, we all intuitively know the importance of training our bodies to get ourselves into the best physical shape that we can. It doesn’t matter if we’re working out simply to be fit “for life” or if we are aiming to compete in an event or race: we know that when we want to work hard to make the best physical version of ourselves as possible, we cannot settle with training less-than-our-best.
A new year, new possibilities and maybe even new goals? But how do we set our goals in order to reach them? Your goal might be to earn more money? To buy a new apartment? To be in better shape? Or to travel more?