Body Coaching Newsletter | Issue #127| July
If you find yourself making
broad statements such as,
"I want to lose some
fat" or "I'll get more work done", then, I'm sorry
to be blunt - but those aren't goals. Those are at
An effective goal deals in specifics and
it must have a deadline. Without those parameters,
goals are powerless and ineffectual. They won't
get you where you want to be.
you're not setting effective goals, you're
operating at a fraction of your true
potential. Goals are that powerful when
implemented correctly. Structured goal setting
is a commonality between the top achievers in all fields.
athletes and successful business owners alike
often credit goal setting as a primary driver of
In today's Lean Body Coaching newsletter,
Chuck Dertinger, an accomplished
fitness and nutrition expert who holds a Masters
Degree in Science, shares 9 fail safe strategies
that you can utilize to create empowering goals.
Goals that will drive you to succeed in any
walk of life.
is arguably, the most important meal of the day.
If your morning routine is to consume a coffee and
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grams of fat, zero
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contains branched chain amino acids to repair
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also raises your body's natural levels of
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Lee, I want to ask about motivation. I am a busy
Mom of 2 and I also work 4 days a week. I keep
finding myself entirely drained and my workouts
suffer. I've even driven to the gym, parked the
car and then returned back home again.
need some ways to stay motivated! Do you face this
issue and can you help me?
Jill, we've all been there, and you are certainly
walk into the gym, rack up a warm-up weight and it
immediately feels heavy. Then every rep feels like
somebodies adding extra resistance behind your
back. Sound familiar?
what do you do?
Well, you can throw in the towel and go
home but you're creating an terrible precedent,
one that teaches a pattern of failure.
far better to follow through with the workout,
even if you have to adapt it. It will build your
confidence in your ability to get through
something you doubted you could do. And, it will
help translate positively into other areas in your
we find a way to succeed, we grow as
all regretted skipping a workout, but when was the
last time you felt guilty for simply adapting or
dropping the intensity a few points instead of
just giving up? That's right - never.
the weights, slow down the pace, and even swop out
some of the tougher exercises. Adjust whatever
variables you need to, so you can get through it
and get something done. Don't be that
quitter...you are better than that.
addition, I strongly suggest you set goals. Our
featured article today is all about goal Setting.
If you have a goal, a target, it's far harder to
turn away at the gym door. Goals help you through
tough times, they focus your drive and train your
brain to block out the excuses. The power of goal
setting is incredible, it can turn average folks
into powerhouses of determination.
our Lean Body Challenge, every single winner or individual who placed
highly, had set very specific goals, it's
those goals that kept them driving to the gym when
there were a million excuses they could have used