Your weight isn’t a fitness quality, it’s simply a measurement and a lag measurement at that. Reaching a goal, any goal, is about focusing on the process. The process is your lead indicator. And funny enough, the main fitness quality you must focus on if you are to have sustained results is the same thing that I always say is our number one asset in life: ENERGY. In today’s episode, I discuss why energy is the only thing you need to focus on in your fitness journey and why.
About a week and a half ago, Munchie and I were taking Dax and Mateena for their morning walk. Its something I look forward to on the days when it’s just he and I before he goes to school. Anyway, we were about half way through the walk when I asked him what he wanted to do next; a bike ride or play with his army guys. To which he responded, ‘Dad, I just want to take the dogs for a walk’. Man, was I humbled. I was trying to plan out the next hour for him and he could care les
Did you know that when you fly, the airplane is off course almost the entire time? The pilot has to constantly reassess and course correct. If they didn’t do this, your flight to Miami would put you out in the backwoods of Alabama or Louisiana. Course correcting in your own life is about using lead indicators rather than lag indicators. The goals that you set are lag indicators, the outcomes if you will. The lead indicators are the things that you must measure daily and week
I can hear you already. No, this is not the same thing as Monday’s email. In fact, when I teach goal setting, I make a clear distinction between the goal of a goal and the purpose of a goal. And this is another one of those things that are so simple that you may feel like it’s beneath you. But if you are wise, you can let this be your guide whenever you are chasing a dream or goal. So, here it is: the purpose of any goal is to increase your level of happiness. If the goal is