3 Ways To Fail At P90X, Insanity, P90X2, or (Insert Workout Here)

failureHey everyone Brett Banford here and today I want to talk about a special topic. How many of you have ever sat back and thought about all the times you tried to get into shape. How many of you look back ask yourself “Why did I fail?” or “Why can’t I get into shape?”. It isn’t by coincidence I can promise you that.  There can certainly be more ways then what I am about to go over on how you can fail at your workout program, but I want to go over three of the biggest ones. So read on and maybe I can help to open your eyes. I certainly don’t want to make this a negative post so at the end I want to give you a special opportunity that will finally help you succeed with your workout program.

Way #1: Not Having a Strong Enough Why

find your whyMany of you may have just read that and said “I did have a strong why, I wanted to be able to do this or that, or feel this or that way”. Whatever your reason was the fact is you still failed at it. So what does that mean? It means that your reason was not strong enough to keep you motivated to stick with it. Plain and simple. When something is truly important to you, when you truly want something you will do whatever it takes to get it.

I heard this story from Eric Thomas, a motivational speaker, and I want to give the quick synapse of that story to really put things into context for you. He told a story of a man that wanted to be successful. The man met this success guru at the beach. All the man could talk about is how successful he wanted to be and how bad he wanted it. So the guru brought the man out into the water , clothes and all, the man kept getting a little deeper until finally the water was at his chin. At this point the man thought the guru was crazy and was wondering what the heck this had to do with success. All of the sudden the guru shoves the man’s head under the water. He holds him there, 20 seconds go by then 30 then 40. Finally the man starts flailing his arms around and right when he is about to pass out the guru lifts him up and says you just learned the first principle of success. The man gasping for air shouts “What the hell are you talking about?” and the guru says:

“When you want to be successful as bad as you want to breathe, then you will be successful….”

Find your why my friends, look deep down inside of yourself and find what drives you and what motivates you and then you’ll be on the right path.

Way #2: Not Changing Your Eating Habits

shakeologyIf you really want to make sure you fail at your workout program than not changing your eating habits is a big way to do it! Nutrition is 70% of the battle. You can workout all you want, but if you continue to put crap into your body than you will always hinder your results. Does any of this ring a bell to you? Did you work your butt off and eat like crap and find  yourself to be surprised when you didn’t get the results you expected?

Luckily for you if you struggle with nutrition as much as I do then you have a secret weapon to help combat this problem. SHAKEOLOGY of course! If you are not sure what Shakeology is then check out my no BS Shakeology review.

Way #3: Having No Support System

failureFinally having no support system can be a critical missing piece that can lead you down the path to failure. How many times have you had to motivate yourself, and failed? Did you just go about the whole workout thing on your own terms and whatever happened happened? Keeping your motivation, trying to hold yourself accountable, and having little or no encouragement are all issues that can be solved by having the right support system.

The two main ways that you can solve this are:

1. Sign up for a Free Beachbody Account – by signing up for a free account you open up the doors to a whole community of people who are trying to accomplish the same fitness goals as you are. You can get on message boards to talk to others, find a workout buddy, and you’ll even get me as your personal coach to help you 100% of the way. This brings me to my second way and my special opportunity that I mentioned earlier in the post.

2. Join a Challenge Group – joining a challenge group with a small amount of people all committed to the single goal of getting into shape can be a complete game changer. I want to offer you that chance. Check out my “No Excuses” Challenge Group and see if you are ready to do what it takes to get into the best shape of your life. SERIOUS CHALLENGERS ONLY!!

I hope you enjoyed this post and will take some of these to heart. I want nothing more than to help you succeed in your fitness. It has been a truly life changing journey for me thus far.

I want to get you started on your fitness journey right here and right now, so if you are serious then answer the question and leave your answer in the comment box below:

What is your why?

To Your Success,

Brett Banford

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