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Erik's Weekly Fitness Tip | Free Your Mind

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Erik's Weekly Fitness Tip | Free Your Mind

 

Riddle Me This

How many times a day do you let the people in your life: co-workers, family members, social media followers, your inner voice, dictate how you feel? If the answer is “too damn many”, please keep reading. 

Mindset

Having the RIGHT MINDSET is the most important thing you can do for yourself. Too many of us usually let our surrounding environment dictate how we feel, when in reality we should always be the ones in control. The RIGHT MINDSET is your best defense against the obstacles that life will inevitably throw your way.

SO WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO HAVE THE RIGHT MINDSET?

  • Remaining optimistic
  • Maintaining a positive attitude
  • Staying in control of your emotions
  • Being proactive - rather than reactive 

Learning to control your thoughts, emotions and actions at all times puts you in a position of power. Becoming less occupied with the opinions of others will leave you more time to focus on actually reaching your goals. The naysayers, there will always be naysayers, will no longer have any say in your level of success.

OK I’M READY, BUT HOW DO I GET THE RIGHT MINDSET? 

Just like everything else in life you want to be great at, this behavior will not be mastered in a day. Instead, it requires lots of patience and even more practice.

That being said, I do have one tip for you on how to get started: become aware of your own thought process. If you feel yourself going down the negative rabbit hole—pull yourself back into the position of power. Pay attention to the triggers that tend to lead you astray and then tell them to go away. Remember that YOU are the one in the driver’s seat. Don’t be afraid to grab that wheel and steer yourself back into the position of power. If you can learn to control the six inches between your ears, the rest of your life will get a hell of a lot easier, I guarantee it.

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The Scale Isn't The Tell All | Ask Erik

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The Scale Isn't The Tell All | Ask Erik

Don't judge the progress you've made solely on what the scale says.

Erik recommends looking at other ways to measure your progress and changes you've made:

1. Eating healthier
2. Cutting back on your portions
3. Counting your macros
4. Taking up strength training, jogging, walking, etc.
5. Hanging out with more positive people

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Getting Through The Holidays Without Gaining Weight | Ask Erik

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Getting Through The Holidays Without Gaining Weight | Ask Erik


The holidays are here and you may be wondering how to keep the extra pounds off with all the extra calories staring you in the face.

Erik recommends:

1. Count your macros
2. Eat less through the day before a party
3. Get back on track the next day and eat well and exercise
4. Use the calorie surplus to strength train and build muscle

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With this free fitness tip email, you'll learn how I help my private Redondo Beach & South Bay clients get into amazing shape. Ready to gain better body mobility and strength while avoiding injury? Sign up today and look out for a new tip in your inbox every Tuesday.

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