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Transformation 5.0

Boredom, Fitbits, and Social Support


Boredom is a choice.  Excitement is a choice.  These emotions stem from your self-perception of a circumstance.

For example, I hear this a lot: “I could never eat that every day.”  And this: “I need constant variety in my workouts.”

In these cases, the individual’s lens of perception is focused squarely on the food and the movement.  Nothing else.  All he or she sees is broccoli, broccoli, broccoli, instant death.  Deadlift, deadlift, deadlift, eyes glaze over.

What if you expand your lens?  What if you focus on more than just the food or the movement? Continue Reading

Transformation 5.0

Social Expectations, Reward Systems, and Long-term Greatness


The weekend is here!  Or, should I say, the most common downfall of the best fitness intentions?

From 5 years of Relentless Transformation experience, it’s clear that weekends are #1, 2, and 3 on the list of program derailers.

Why?  Weekends usually mean off-time.  Social time – with family, friends, and associates.  Travel.  Events away from home – brunches, lunches, and dinners.  Barbecues, beaches, parties, sports games, and the list goes on…

All of the above introduce two major things: social expectations and ingrained reward systems. Continue Reading