Friday, November 15, 2013

Fun For Friday - Sometimes I Don't Follow My Advice


Happy Friday. Not only is it the end of the work week, but it's my rest day. I will admit that I almost got up to run an easy 3 miles. Then I rationalized with myself. I mean really, why 3 miles? Is it going to make any difference to skip it? Nope. So I stayed in my warm bed. Sometimes I can be smart and take my own advice.

This kind of brings me to Fun for Friday. I thought it'd be fun to do a list of "sometimes." I did this a little over a year ago, appropriately titled "Sometimes." This time I thought it'd be more like sometimes I am a walking talking do as I say not as I do person. How does that happen by the way?

As a fitness trainer and running coach, I dispense advice on workouts, running, nutrition. I set out plans and prescribe rest days, intensity levels. I help clients learn about proper nutrition, healthier eating options.

But, for myself, sometimes ...

I don't want to take a rest day.

I don't want to run.

I don't want to lift weights.

I don't want to eat healthy.

I want almond M&Ms.

I run way too fast.

I don't lift heavy enough.

I eat too much pizza.

I don't back off when I feel an injury coming on.

I don't eat enough protein.

I don't take long enough rests between weight sets.

I don't do speed work.

Your turn. What are those "sometimes" moments for you? 


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