Answer these 10 questions truthfully to find out whether a change may be what’s needed to help you live a happier, healthier and more balanced lifestyle.
#1 How many days minimum can I consistently commit to training each week?
Whatever the answer is, make this minimum a non-negotiable. Find a training program that you enjoy, training shouldn’t be a chore.
#2 Do I actually train hard? Or do I just tick the box each time I enter the gym?
If the answer is no, try tracking your results each workout and aim to improve and progress on these each time you complete the same workout.
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#3 How many serves of fruit and vegetables do I consume each day?
It’s recommended that you consume 1 serving of fruit and 2 servings of vegetables for every 1,000 calories consumed.
#4 If I keep eating and training the way I am now, will I look, feel or perform any different in 12 months time?
This is a big one. The answer should be YES.
#5 How many calories do I consume per day on average?
If you don’t know this you have no accurate way of measuring progress/results in regards to your body composition.
#6 Am I willing to spend more money per week on booze and food compared to what I’m willing to invest in my own health?
You have 1 body, take care of it. Far too many people are unwilling to spend money on health food, trainers, gym accessories/equipment but are willing to go out every weekend and spend money on alcohol and food.
#7 Do I know my numbers?
Blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose… these are all important numbers that you should be aware of on a regular basis.
#8 How many hours or sleep do I get per night on average?
Although there are a number of factors that can come into play from person to person with sleep, it’s extremely important to be aiming to get at least 6 hours of sleep per night. 7-9 hours is proven to be the most beneficial for recovery, productivity and energy levels.
#9 Am I happy with how I currently look?
If not, then what needs to change? Is it nutrition? Training? Support from family and friends?
Sometimes a small tweak is all it takes to see life changing results.
#10 Do my eating habits allow me to eat with family and friends on a regular basis without feeling guilty?
If not, then check out The Ultimate Guide to Flexible Dieting or email me at email@example.com.