Have you ever thought about WHY you are engaging in your fitness & nutrition routine?
🧠Intention is is a mental state that represents a commitment to carrying out an action or actions in the future. Intention involves mental activities such as planning and forethought.
Body Neutral Fitness is shifting the intention behind WHY you want to workout.
Instead of aesthetics being the main intention, the focus is more on how you want to FEEL and cultivating a more positive body image through developing body appreciation
It can be easy to fall into the trap of pointing out what you are insecure about, or hearing someone else do the same. But try to avoid this, or at least notice when you are doing it and how it makes you feel. Redirect the conversation to another topic
Body neutral fitness is about nourishing our bodies with foods full of vitamins and nutrients that you need, but also not depriving ourselves of delicious treats. We do not engaging in restrictive dieting behaviors.
Exercise is not meant to be a punishment. If your body needs a rest day, then give it a rest day. I work closely with my clients to build their programming with activities that they enjoy. More recreation, more walks and MORE FUN!
For me, I’ve spent years dieting and exercising to change my body and make her look a certain way. To be accepted. To be seen as worthy.
I’ve torn down my old identity and entire sense of self and rebuilt a new version from the ashes of who I once was.
I’ve shared a bit about this process, how a lot of it revolved around SELF-ESTEEM and improving my concept of self.
Contrast can be an amazing teacher. When we experience things we do NOT want or like, it provides clarity and insight into what we DO want.
🌱You’ve got to CHOOSE growth 🔝
We can either go through life, or GROW through it. 🌱
Growth hurts. & it’s always worth it. It’s also never ending. 📈
Health is not a destination that you “arrive” to and stay. 📍
It’s a flowing, growing, shifting, seasonal journey. 🗺
This past year I’ve done some deep soul digging to rebuild my identity around fitness to be coming from a place of excitement and joy !
“The deeper your why, the higher you fly”
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