Have you ever found yourself saying “I only got one workout in this week, what was the point?!”
Or, “I only have 10 minutes to get a workout in, I probably shouldn’t even start. It’s not worth it.”
Or, “I have to workout for at least an hour or it doesn’t really count.”
If you’ve found yourself uttering this (or something like it) at some point, you’re not alone.
All or nothing thinking – and the perfectionist mentality that goes along with it – is rampant in the motherhood community. And postpartum fitness is no exception.
It’s easy to put pressure on yourself to be perfect and “do good/be good” at all times.
You gotta workout this many times, in this way or it doesn’t “count”. It’s not “worth it”.
And I know you know that this mentality isn’t giving you that feel good “I’m doing amazing!” feeling. You know it’s wrecking havoc on your joy and confidence.
But do you know exactly how it’s hurting you? And – more importantly – do you know how to stop it?[Read more…] about Do This to Get (At Least) 52 Workouts In This Year