You are only as strong as your weakest link:
You can't out train a bad diet. You can't out supplement a bad diet.
This one goes out to all of you who train to lose body fat. Yes, you! However before you retreat into denial, read this...
THE REASON WHY YOUR ARE NOT ACHIEVING THE RESULTS YOU WANT IS BECAUSE YOUR EFFORTS DO NOT MATCH THE DESIRED OUTCOME.
I keep on saying this to clients: you cannot out train a bad diet. If you find it frustrating to hear this, it’s nothing compared to the frustration that I experience. It feels like a redundant conversation but one that must be drilled into the brains of all athletes.
I want to make you realise that the body you want is achieved from the 23 hours you are not training in the studio. These 23 hours have a far greater impact on your physicality, capacity to train and overall health than your 1 hour workout. However, it’s these 23 hours that are the most difficult to attack.
During your one hour workout you have your Coach with you to provide you with guidance, assistance, support, and motivation. As for those other 23 hours? You’re on your own. You have to provide the structure. You have to exercise your willpower to achieve. You have to be self-disciplined. For those 23 hours, the responsibility for your weight loss resides with you.
It is always your efforts that produce results when it comes to your body. We are very good at lying to ourselves. We give up way too easily.
Deep down, you know exactly why you are not getting the changes to your body you want. As brutal as it sounds It is because you are not putting in the effort. Forget the excuses. If you were putting in the effort, you would be seeing the results on the scale and in the mirror.
In this world of instant gratification people are simply not willing to put in the effort to see results. Even when you are given the structure! You want instant results, without real consistent effort. You think that after 2 weeks of not eating shit, a six pack will appear. Think again.
So here is the deal: you want results? Stick to the following FOREVER:
1. Do not eat crap.
2. Be consistent.
It is that simple.
Yet we make it difficult for ourselves.
Once you gain momentum in staying consistent with your eating habits, you will then be able to see changes. You will establish a baseline from which you will make the modifications you want. It is this long term consistency that will see you understanding your body better and arriving at the destination of your ideal weight.
This one is a short one, guys. It might sound harsh, but I wrote it because I want to see you achieving your goals. I know you want to achieve your goals, but there is no easy route or shortcut. Less is more. Consistency is always key.