eTRaXC Good Ideas
When Will It Get Easy
It never gets easier, you just get better.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit. - Aristotle
20th Century Wisdom
We do not stop exercising because we grow old- we grow old because we stop exercising. - Dr. Kenneth Cooper
You're only one workout away from a good mood.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great...Zig Ziglar
Blast From The Past
Your health account, your bank account, they're the same thing. The more you put in, the more you can take out. - Jack LaLanne
Patience, Patience, Patience
We're changing how we live our lives. It takes time. Think of how long it took to get out of shape. Give yourself at least that long to get back in shape.
Not About Competition
Fitness is not about being better than someone else. It's about being better than you used to be.
Ain't It The Truth
Once you are exercising regularly, the hardest thing is to stop it
Eating Is Fun...
...but nothing tastes as good as being fit feels.
It's One Or The Other
You can throw in the towel, or you can use it to wipe the sweat off your face.
Who's In Charge Here
Remember this: Your body is your slave. It works for you.
It Happened To Me
What seems impossible today will one day become your warm-up.
Each Day Matters
This month's exercise is next month's health.
Quickness Is A Delusion
All great achievements require time...Maya Angelou
You're Better Than That
You did not wake up today to be mediocre.
A fit, healthy body is the best fashion statement.
It's a slow process, but quitting won't speed it up
More From Mhatma
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
It's Not About Speed
No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying.
From My High School Idol
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. - Jim Ryun
It's The Price You Pay
If it doesn't challenge you, it won't change you.
Believe In Yourself
The gym is not a social club for the fit. It's a training ground for everyone.
We All Qualify
If you have a body, you are an athlete!...Bill Bowerman (Founder of Nike)
Nothing will work unless you do. - Maya Angelou
Nobody can judge effort. Effort is between you and you.
Do something today that your future self will thank you for.
These next few months will go by, whether you workout or not
Get Out!...Of The Rut
In order to get out of a hole, the first thing you have to do is stop digging.
A Bit Of A Cycle
Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did
This Is Character
Keep working, even when noone is watching
From "The Greatest"
I don't count my sit-ups. I only start counting when it starts hurting because they're the only ones that count.- M. Ali
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Pain v Pain
There are two types of pain in this world: pain that hurts you, and pain that changes you
A Crowd Of One
Go the extra mile. It's never crowded
We Are All Welcome
You don't have to be good at it, you just have to do it.
Mind Over Matter
The mind is the most important part of achieving any fitness goal. Mental change always comes before physical change.
What Is Sweat?
Sweat is fat crying.
One of My Favs
Rome wasn't built in a day, but they worked on it every single day.
Keepin' It Real
Strive for progress, not perfection.
From The Best
To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift...Steve Prefontaine
Would you have told your younger self not to skip that workout?
Check Data Frequently
Weigh yourself and take your pulse often. Good news makes us feel, well, good. Of course, bad news doesn't. But the body has it's own day-to-day fluctuations. Doing frequent checks allows you to feel good more frequently and get past the bad news more quickly.
And Before You Know It
Running teaches you to keep moving forward, one step at a time
One Steo At A Time
You may not be there yet, but you are closer than you were yesterday.
But I'm Busy
Someone busier than you is working our right now.
I will beat her. I will train harder. I will eat cleaner. I know her strengths. I've lost to her before but not this time. She is going down. I have the advantage because I know her well. She is the old me
Had A Bad Day?
Every day is another chance to get stronger, to eat better, to live healthier, and to be the best version of you.
Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside of you that is greater than any obstacle.
From The Sultan of Swat
You just can't beat the person who never gives up. - Babe Ruth
It's a Binary Thing
The only bad workout is the one that didn't happen
We cannot start over. But we can begin now and make a new ending. - Zig Ziglar
It Don't Come Easy
If you want something you've never had, you must be willing to do something you've never done...Thomas Jefferson
The process of scheduling the pleasure and pain of life so as to experience the pain first in order to enhance the pleaseure later.
Do You Feel It?
If you always eat as soon as you feel hunger, you're probably not losing weight.
Excercise And Nutrition
Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together and you've got a kingdom. - Jack LaLanne
What's The Point
Living a healthy lifestyle will only deprive you of poor health, lethargy, and fat.
A Question Of Balance
If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health. (Hippocrates)
Honest Abe v 2
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. - Abraham Lincoln
It's Your Road Map
A goal is just an awesome way to force growth on yourself
Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it
The Clock Is Ticking
The next few months will go by whether you workout or not!
Making excuses burns zero calories per hour.
A year from now you may wish you had started today.
Tangled Up? Tweak Your System and Tango On.
Don't become discouraged. This is a battle you can win! It could take several iterations of your process to get the results you want. If what you're doing isn't working like you had hoped, use the eTRaXC tools to figure out why and adjust accordingly.
Pay Me Now Or Pay Me Later
Many people earn money at the cost of health and fitness, and later in life spend all that money on health issues.
Time Marches On But...
One of the greatest moments is realizing that 2 months ago, your body couldn't do what it just accomplished.
This can be the beginning of anything you want
Wisdom of Honest Abe
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
The Three Stages Of Fitness
Muscles are torn in the gym, fed in the kitchen and built in the bed.
From Ben Franklin
Energy & persistence conquer all things.
If you don't make time for exercise, you'll probably have to make time for illness.
The Perfect Day
Wake up with determination, go to bed with satisfaction
Short And Sweet
The body achieves what the mind believes.
Discomfort or Regret
You can either suffer the discomfort of discipline or the pain of regret.
Doing what you have to do. Doing it as well as you possible can. Doint that way all the time.
In The Best Possible Way
Physical fitness and mental fitness compliment each other. Your body is psychosomatic.
How The Grand Canyon Was Made
You don't need to be extreme, just consistent.
Time To Start
When you hit failure, your workout has just begun.
More About The Elusive Time
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.