Hey people this is one of my best friend’s Jeff Sagud inspirational fitness page @myjourneyinfitness. Jeff’s story of triumph is truly an inspiration. I am truly proud of him and his sacrifice to save his life through fitness. Please follow his page and journey. #instagood #instafitness #instagramfitness #gym #fitblr #fitspo #fitness #IGfit #riseabovefitness #inspiration #exercise (Taken with Instagram)
If you can’t run, jog. If you can jog, walk. If you can’t touch your toes, touch your shins. If you can’t lift 40lbs, lift 30lbs. If you can’t lift 10lbs, lift 5lbs. If you can’t do a minute plank, do a 30 second plank. If you can’t do push-ups from your toes, do push-ups from your knees. If you can’t squat until your thighs are parallel to the floor, control it as low as you can. If you can’t squat your body weight, use a stability ball. Do what you can.
People shouldn’t feel ashamed to post on Tumblr because they feel like they aren’t living up to other Fitblr’s expectations. The important thing is you are pushing yourself. This is not the same for everyone.
I see people saying, “Ran 5 miles today. Kind of disappointed”. Let me tell you something. Even when I was in good shape, I would have been hard-pressed to run 5 miles, but I could sprint circles around most.
There is nothing wrong with people being proud of what they have done. That is awesome. The problem starts when people are making others feel badly about what they can do. If you can do more than you could before, you are making progress and you should be incredibly proud of yourself. It’s a journey, and the only person you need to compete with is yourself.
These are some of the things she came up with:
“When you think you can or you can’t, you’re right.”
“If you want it bad enough you’ll find a way. If you don’t you’ll find an excuse.”
“Your mind is your biggest obstacle.”
“Your body can keep going even when your mind says you can’t.”
“Just when you think you can’t, you can.” -After which she said, “Wow. That was really cheesy.”
And one she said awhile ago that always sticks with me:
“Your mind is always ready to give up before your body. Listen to your body.”
I love this girl :)