In which I tell you about how much I didn't want to go to the gym, but how I made myself go anyway, and how it made me feel much better about myself.
It's a Brand New Week First - no; I haven't abandoned the saga from last week. But neither will I hijack this week's posts because of last week's failures. Instead, we will carry on with our regularly scheduled collection of posts for this week as planned, and get back to the last to parts of … Continue reading Mantra Monday: A Fresh Start – Discipline and Personal Power
In which I kick you in the rear and tell you to get moving and ratchet up the intensity every once in a while.
This week we focus on how to track your progress and make adjustments to your goals. I also make a lot of glacier metaphors and seemingly contradict our own mantra.
In which we break down how to deal with failure, how to bounce back from it, and how to use it to help you succeed in the future.
Saying "F--- Motivation" is the easy part... In case you're new to Mantra Monday here in Brandonia, let me break it down for you. This is the day that I use to remind my readers of our fitness mantra, which was stolen borrowed from the NerdFitness community. That mantra is this: F--- motivation; cultivate discipline. … Continue reading Mantra Monday: 5 Ways to Stay Disciplined When Motivation Fails You
It's been a busy day from wake to now, Brandonians. First, I'd like to wish you all a Happy Earth Day! Please take a moment and think about the impact you're having on the planet. Okay, because it's been a busy day, and because this post is also a little later in the day, we're … Continue reading Mantra Monday – Flexibility
In which I ramble on about faith, trust, and a bunch of stuff that probably shouldn't matter, but still does, regardless.
I know. It's 4 o'clock. These posts usually come out in the morning but I neglected to write it last night, then neglected to remember it this morning. I am derelict in my duties to you, faithful readers. Let's get the excuses out of the way first... So, pitter-patter, let's get at 'er. I feel … Continue reading Mantra Monday – Better Late Than Never
Okay, Brandonians. It's Mantra Monday, and that' means it's time to say "F-You!" to motivation and embrace discipline! This is your weekly kick-in-the-ass to get you out there and get you moving this week. What am I doing this for, anyway? I touched briefly last week on how I ended up quittin' the cig'rettes - … Continue reading Mantra Monday: Why Make A Commitment?