Sunday, June 19, 2011

Rest Day?

Up early - unfortunately not to work out but to take my youngest to a Lacrosse Jamboree in Devens.   First game was scheduled at 8:45am.  Got there in plenty of time and went to the field with the team and because of a schedule change no one noticed we missed our first game.  Seems crazy that you cant find the team your suppose to play until you know there are 132 teams all at this tournament.  Very well run.  Tris seemed to enjoy it.

As far as rest. Im pretty tired as I havent slept well or that many hours and two days in the sun can wear you out as well.

I found this post on a crossfit blog and really liked it...

....The words she was telling herself were overpowering her physical abilities. The mind was overcoming the body.. not the other way around.

So one might ask then, how do we overcome these excuses and fear of the unknown? And here is what I might tell them. Think the following:

I CAN

I WILL

I MUST

I HAVE NO EXCUSE

THERE IS NO REASON I CAN'T

THERE IS NO LIMIT

THERE IS NO STOPPING

I KNOW NO FEAR

I KNOW NO PIAN

I DON'T KNOW HOW TO QUIT

I DONT KNOW WHEN TO SAY WHEN

I CANT COMPREHEND FAILURE

I WON'T LET FAILURE GET ME DOWN

I WON'T ALLOW MY MIND TO CONTROL ME

IF I TAKE A BREATHER, I WILL GET BACK ON THE BAR, ON THE RUN, ON THE LIFT, ON THE EXERCISE AND ACHIEVE

I KNOW NOTHING BUT SUCCESS

I KNOW I'VE GOT THIS

I KNOW I AM POWERFUL

I KNOW I AM A CROSSFITTER

I KNOW I HAVE DONE HARDER THINGS IN LIFE

I KNOW PEOPLE HAVE DONE INCREDIBLE THINGS AND I AM NO DIFFERENT

I KNOW I AM EXTRAORDINARY

I KNOW THAT THIS WILL BE THE BEST PART OF MY DAY

I KNOW I WILL FEEL BETTER

I KNOW I AM ACHIEVING MY FITNESS GOALS

I KNOW THIS CAN BE DONE

I UNDERSTAND THAT CHALLENGE IS PART OF THE PROCESS AND ONLY MAKES ME STRONGER

I KNOW IT MIGHT SEEM INTIMIDATING BUT I CAN AND WILL GET THROUGH IT

I BELIEVE IN MYSELF

I HAVE FAITH IN WHAT I HAVE ACCOMPLISHED

I AM AN AMAZING ATHLETE AND WILL SUCCEED AT WHATEVER TASK LAID BEFORE ME!


Try saying these things to yourself before a workout. Try just turning the doubt into belief.

1 comment:

Rob O'Brien said...

John,

Hope you had fun at the Jamboree... See you sometime soon.

Rob