Saturday, December 7, 2019
Challenge

Get up, get out and get it done

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Oh, I’ve indulged this Christmas season.  I’ve enjoyed the festivities and the food.  But, now, it’s time to get back on the ball.  As I write this, it’s a balmy 29 degrees farenheit here in Ohio (which will be the high, by the way) and I have the day off work.  So, I am going to take advantage of this by getting to the gym.  Believe me, I would enjoy going back to bed or lounging around but, I am working on an attitude reset.  It’s get up, get out and get it done.

  1. Get up: Few people lose weight just sitting on the couch or at the desk.  For sure, I know I don’t so, the first step is just getting vertical.
  2. Get out:  I like to work out at home sometimes but, for me, being at the gym seems to motivate me to work harder.  Perhaps, it’s the mentality I have that says, “since I’m here, I might as well put in the work.”
  3. Get it done: Excuses never shed a pound or dropped a pants size.  I don’t like excuses anyway — they never sound anything but lame.  So, why would I think I’d get away with them?

I don’t do New Year’s resolutions but, I do like resets.  This is my reset for the year.

Now, it’s time to get up from this comfortable chair behind my computer and work on steps 1, 2 and 3.

JP Smith
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I'm taking on the challenge to lose the pounds that take me from a big man to a not-so-big man. Join me.