I did not get much from the workout section of the book since everyone’s physical capacity is different and there is no one size fits plan. I really like the motivational and the psychology part of the book.
“Embed that long-term goal in your mind. Burn it into your soul. THINK about it, WRITE about it, TALK about it, HANG it up on your wall. But most important: do something about it. Every day. Every day: Do something that moves you closer towards that goal – that keeps the goal in sight and in focus. However small that stem might seem – take it. Do it. Make it Happen. Because that goal isn’t going to achieve itself.”
On Sugar Addiction
Not Feeling it
Stress and Fear of Failure
This seems the most important section based on my experience.
…sometimes, in day-to-day life, you can lose track of the long-term goal. It fades from your vision. It slips from your mind. WRONG.
I want that long term goal to be so embedded in my mind, that I never lose sight of it. EVER.
But we want results NOW. We want the shortcut to the winner’s podium. We need instant gratification. And when we don’t get the shot-term glory, sometimes we lose sight of those long-term goals.
THEY fade, WE LOSE focus. So we stop the daily tasks and the daily disciplines, that will allow us to achieve our goal.
And a day slips by.
And then another day.
And a day turns into a week and a week into a year.
And you look up in six weeks or six months or six years…
AND you’ve made no progress: