Have you ever seen a really impressive “before” and “after” photo on a weight loss product?
Well, there’s something that the diet industry doesn’t want you to know. There is more involved than just the diet product, and it’s the same across the board.
Look into the eyes of any person in their “before” picture and you’ll see that they are deeply disturbed. The body they have is no longer in sync with the body they are able to accept.
They changed the body that they accept, and became disturbed.
Now look into their eyes in the “after” picture – see the sweet satisfaction? They now live in the body that they decided they could accept. What an amazing feeling that is.
Why are you still living life in your “before” body?
Sure, you have obstacles that get in your way – your schedule, your job, your kids, the weather, your knee injury from college…but ultimately you have the body that you accept.
I’m going to repeat that so it will really sink in.
You have the body that you accept.
Transform from “Before” to “After”
You may not realize it, but you already posses everything you need to transform your body, and it all starts with taking responsibility for the body that you have today.
You are in your current shape because, until this moment, you’ve been OK with it.
Oh I know you aren’t thrilled with it, and you even talk about losing weight and getting fit – but you haven’t changed what you’ll accept.
Here’s how to transform your body in 3 steps:
Step One: Feel Disturbed
It has been said that emotion creates motion. This is essential when it comes to personal transformation. Just like those folks in the “before” pictures, to transform your body you must first decide that you can’t live another day in the body you currently have.
Get your emotions stirred up. Make a list of all the reasons that you’re ready to lose weight and get fit. Get disturbed.
Step Two: Decide What You Want
Without clarity you’ll never get where you want to go. Now that you’re disturbed with the body you have, decide what the body you can accept looks like.
Think in concrete and specific terms. Just like the captions under “before” and “after” pictures – “Shannon lost 50 lbs,” “Matt lost 8 inches from his waist,” “Catherine went from a size 20 to a size 4.”
Get a clear picture in your mind of what you’ll look like in your “after” picture and decide what the caption will read.
Step Three: Take Action
The time spent between your inspiration (now) and taking action determines whether you will succeed or fail. Don’t allow yourself to get stuck between inspiration and action – there is always something that you can do immediately.
Take action by emailing me now to set up a fitness consultation.
I am here to take you from your “before” picture to your “after” picture. What will your “after” caption read?
Recipe of the Week
Salmon and Broccoli Scramble
Salmon, broccoli and egg whites combine for the perfect protein-packed breakfast. Add a side of avocado for healthy fats and a serving of fruit for a delicious start to your day.
Here’s what you need…
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 1 cup fresh broccoli, cut into small pieces
- 5 egg whites
- 8oz grilled or smoked salmon, separated into small pieces
- dash of salt and pepper
Nutritional Analysis:One serving equals: 225 calories, 7g fat, 557mg sodium, 6.5g carbohydrate, 1g fiber, and 33g protein.
Fitness Tip of the Week
You have to get disturbed with your current shape before you’ll take the action needed to transform your body. How do you get disturbed? Try these:
- Go shopping for a swim suit
- Try on all of your “skinny” clothes
- Look at old pictures from when you were in better shape
- Go to the doctor for a physical