For me, thinking like an athlete is about being focused on your goals. As well as being a former professional sprinter, I’m from a family of athletes, and I married an athlete, so I know a little something about what makes athletes tick.
Athletes think differently. By focusing on the end result, I think athletes are better able to prioritize and we really can apply that focus in every part of our lives. Whether we’re preparing for a training session, thinking about food and how to refuel our bodies, or planning a fun and relaxing outing, we’re thinking about what we want to achieve.
I think this approach can be helpful for everyone, in all walks of life. Try thinking about what you want to achieve and you may be able to think past all the other chatter that your brain is always throwing at you.
For instance, when you’re heading to the gym are you already thinking about what you’ll be doing later? Is the gym something you want to get over and done with? Perhaps you’re even one of the many who dread going to the gym and try any number of avoidance tactics?
I understand. Believe me, there are days when I’ve wanted to skip the gym, curl up on the sofa and eat cookies. Nowadays, when that happens I make a promise to myself if I still want to do that after I’ve worked out then I’ll let myself. The thing is, in the back of my brain, I know that I won’t want to.
By deciding to think like an athlete, I can make a work out more fun and less of a drain. Rather than counting the minutes until I can stop, I think about how my body is improving with each thing I do. I think about the positives: how I look, how I feel and how much happier I am when I’m active.
It’s the same with meal times. As an athlete I think about my long-term goals rather than focusing on short-term treats. While I believe in rewards and know we can’t all be virtuous all the time, I also know that if I want to feel good then I need to eat healthy, balanced meals.
For an athlete the end goal is always the primary focus.
This way of thinking has worked for me at every stage of my life and I’ve never looked back. I continue to think like an athlete even though my competitive days are behind me. I feel that having a plan and a definite direction keeps me positively moving toward self-improvement.
Try thinking like an athlete in every part of your life for just one week and see what a difference it can make.
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You will be less likely to quit Herbalife24FIT once you get started because it follows scientific training principles. Originally created for professional athletes, the program progresses your fitness naturally, so that you not only keep going, but never want to stop!
It is designed to protect your body from injury. Herbalife24FIT is a program of handpicked exercises proven to make your body more resilient to injury. It also includes built-in rest days to allow for recovery and make your body stronger.
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What is Herbalife24 FIT and what makes it a better fitness program than other programs ?
1. Herbalife24FIT gradually increases in intensity so you don't workout harder you workout smarter. 2. Herbalife24FIT addresses common vulnerabilities of the human body regardless of age or previous activity level. 3. Herbalife24FIT trains your body to burn fat instead of carbohydrates.
Herbalife24FIT home workout program can be used by : anyone, any age or condition as it's broken down into three distinct phases, each of which builds upon the progress you’ve made in the previous one. Follow the 24 week program exactly as designed and get plenty of rest in between exercises for best results.
STABILITY - phase 1 Stability prepares your body with low-intensity,light-impact training specifically designed to strengthen the muscles that keep joints in their correct, natural positions.
WEEKS 1–8 Spine and Pelvis Stabilization Shoulder Stabilization Total Body Integration Metabolic 1
STRENGTH - phase 2 Strength takes your now properly aligned body and focuses on building muscle with variable low- to high-intensity exercises.
WEEKS 9–16 Spine and Pelvis Strength Upper Body Strength Total Body Strength Metabolic 2
POWER - phase 3 Power introduces high-intensity exercises to refine your new strength and increase your stamina, speed and efficiency.
WEEKS 17–24 Core Power Upper Body Power Total Body Power Metabolic 3
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