Wellness Wednesday: When You Think You Can’t

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Happy Wednesday Everyone! Today has proven to be a little bit of a struggle for me. I found myself trying to stay encouraged through the day. I was in a sort of somber mood. I had to keep reinforcing the things that I advise people to do on a daily basis. I had to stay encouraged.

Have you ever felt fatigue during a workout? Every felt like you might not make it through? Well I have a couple of tips that just might help you in your time of weakness during any level of exercise.

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1. Breathing

Becoming frustrated is one of the worst things you can do. To finish a hard workout remember to just breathe. Whether you are running, walking, or weight lifting it can allow you to free your mind. It will keep your muscles relaxed to prevent injury.

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2.Think Positive Thoughts

The power of positive thinking. If you think you can, you will. I always tell myself, “You can do this.” Whenever I get tired and feel like I am about to give up I repeat this. Like I say everything starts on the inside.

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3. Stay Under Control

Normally when athletes get tired their biomechanics are usually the first thing that go out the window. It is important to keep your form. Not only will you help  stop unnecessary strains or pulls, but you will complete your workout quicker.

So when you think you can’t try breathing, thinking positive thoughts, and stay under control. Now go and finish that workout!

Live. Love. Well & Fit.

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Published by mrsdthomas18

Wellness Coach, Wife, and Mommy. Owner of Well & Fit Coaching: Wellness coaching for a healthier life. Bachelor of Science Kinesiology: Health and Fitness Promotion. I've been living an active lifestyle since the age of 4. Having been a track and field athlete for most of my life, it was only right that I study kinesiology in college. I have held positions as a personal trainer (private and gym), bootcamp instructor, and track and field coach. Now as a Health Educator for Riverside County I want to use this gift God has given me of health and fitness to inspire the world! Live. Love. Well & Fit.

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  1. I’ve felt fatigued a lot during workouts! One piece of advice a great friend gave me was “not everyday has to be 100%.” I’m very much a go big or go home kind of girl but I found this advice very helpful! Some days when I’m fatigued, I work out at maybe 70%. It still gets me sweaty and I still make progress! I figure this is a great way to avoid burnout and injury as well. Just my two cents. 🙂

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