Does Training Your Brain Like Your Muscles Provide Health and Fitness Results?
Remember the last time you watched your favorite team win a game? Or got freaked out by a scary movie? Or imagined something bad happening to someone you love?
What was that like?
Specifically, how did your body react?
Maybe your heart beat faster. You started sweating… Feeling excited or anxious, as if you were actually scoring that winning goal, or running away from the zombie horde.
When, in reality, those things were imagined. Nothing was really happening to you.
Whether the event is real or imagined, the responses in the body are the same. Those body responses are .
The brain uses the same parts to imagine things as it does to actually experience them. To the brain, thoughts, observations, and emotions are always reality.
The mental game is powerful
The "mental game" means...
The mental game is critical in reaching you overall health, fitness, and weight loss goals.
If you focus on your destination and mentally rehearse how you're going to get there, you're more likely to succeed.
If you focus on being a problem-solver, someone who meets challenges with resilience and creativity, that's what you will be.
On the other hand, if you focus on "failures" or setbacks (whatever you imagine those to be), your body and behavior will respond. Negative thinking could leave you feeling physically paralyzed or stuck.
You can change your thoughts.
With practice, the patterns you have of beliefs, thoughts, and perceptions of the world can all be changed.
The practice can start with questions:
This is a practice of taking ownership of your mental environment and the reality it creates as you pursue your health, fitness, and weight loss goals.
If you need help with your "mental game" when it comes to achieving your health, fitness weight loss goals, it might be time for you to schedule a strategy session with MOTIVFIT and start making progress today.
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