Don’t Think So Much…

I have found myself thinking a lot during my days lately. Which is weird to me because I have never thought of myself as a “thinker.”  I’ve always thought that I was a “do-er.” I go fishing, I go hunting, I go to the gym and work out, I do things.  But a lot lately I’ve been noticing all of the “thinking” I’ve been doing (See what I did there?).   I’m sure it is very different thinking than what most people do. Almost all of my thinking revolves around fitness, health, or activity of some sort.  For example tonight I was creating a workout to send to someone who doesn’t live close enough to train with me. So, I was thinking of different workouts, different orders of exercises, different ways that I could create this program to make sure that every detail was in the right spot and that this person would love every part of the program.  But then I stopped and thought about it… and something that I have told many people (but never really told myself) came to mind.  This was that you don’t have to make the program perfect, you just have to DO the program (I did still create it in order to reach specific goals for them, though).  See, whether you are training for a marathon or working towards a bodybuilding show, you’ll have a program to follow in some form.  It could be the greatest program ever created and include every aspect of every fitness option available. But, if you don’t do those exercises… you can’t get those results.  So the next time you are worried if you are doing the right exercises/style of fitness, just remember that if you enjoy it and you can keep DOING it, then you are doing the right thing.  Exercise and fitness doesn’t have to be complicated. It can be as simple as going for a walk or as difficult as lifting 500 pounds, but as long as you DO the activity, consistently, you will see benefits.  So don’t stress about running vs. lifting vs. crossfit, just pick something and move, people. You’ll thank me after your workout.