Self-improvement is one of the cornerstones of personal wellness. People are evolving everyday and they are improving themselves everyday to become better. Self-improvement can also be a conscious choice that a person takes. Many fitness trainers have found the balance between physical as well as mental improvement. All we need to improve ourselves is the will to do so and the grit to carry on when things get a little challenging. Little changes in our everyday lives can really change the way we are and it can help us to become the best versions of ourselves both physically and mentally. CrossFit Star Kenny Santucci, yogi Tara Stiles, celebrity trainer Todd McCullough and trainer Shauna Harrison show us the way to be the best versions of ourselves. Here are a few things that these health moguls do to keep themselves and their clients in their best shapes both, mentally and physically.
1. Trick Your Brain To Make Better Dietary Choices
You can use little tricks to eat better. You can optimize your diet based on your metabolism and your allergies to help you get in a better shape. There are many food apps that can help you to figure out a diet that works for you and your body. You can also use little hacks to make better choices like you can order your dinner a little before you are hungry as it will help you to eat lesser and digest better. If you are planning to take on some detox challenge, then you can download health apps to help you achieve your goals.
2. Visualize Your Physical Triumph Before You Take It On
If you can think about achieving triumphs over your physical goals beforehand, then you can actually do it more easily. It enables you to achieve more physically when you are mentally prepared beforehand. This is the mantra of success behind many athletes. They prepare their minds before taking on a physical challenge as it makes it easier for them to achieve their goals.
3. Push Your Boundaries Physically To Make Yourself Mentally Stronger
Physical strength is intimately connected to mental strength. That is why when people can physically push themselves beyond their capabilities, it ends up making them mentally stronger. CrossFit star Santucci says that athletes who participate in Ironman and similar competitions tap into their mental strength to push themselves physically when they are completely physically exhausted. Mind over matter is what comes into play in situations like this.
4. Technology Can Help You
The invention of smartphones has changed the way humans function. We have apps for everything now. This has definitely increased our dependency on our phones. But this can also allow us to use technology for our benefit. You can download apps that can help you with your dietary challenges, water intake and keeping a limit on your daily usage of technology. It can help you to live a healthier life. And the right use of technology can help you to do that.
5. Now Is The Time
You will always have many reasons for not doing something, but you need to find one good reason and then start doing it. If you wanna get healthier, then you need to start eating healthy and you need to start exercising. And there won’t be a better time for you to start than right now. So, make a change today and don’t wait for it any longer.
6. Stay Focused But Don’t Try Too Hard
People who want to bring big changes in their lives often want to do it fast and they try too hard for it. Remember that good things take time to happen. So, don’t push yourself too hard and feel disheartened over failure. Stay focused, work hard but be patient.
Self-improvement takes hard work, time and unflinching faith. So, put in all of that to be the best version of yourself.