Whether it’s something you do in your daily work schedule or your business, your fitness routine, your housework list or anything that you’ve been doing the same thing for a long time it tends to get you the same results. Now sometimes this is not a bad thing but if there are things you’re not happy with or you seem to be stuck in a rut it might be time to look at how and why you’re doing things a certain way.
I came across this quote by Albert Einstein “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” I don’t think the quote is to be taken literally but it definitely makes you think! I believe that this thought could actually make you take a look at the way you are doing things and encourage you to try new ways or experiment with different methods of doing things.
For the past 7 years or so I’ve been going to a local gym to workout and stay physically fit. Every week usually 3 days a week I would get there and my routine became just that pretty routine. Each time I would start with 15 minutes of frees weights maybe use a few weight machines and then jump on the stair climber, treadmill or the eliptical machine for 30 to 45 minutes depending how I felt that day.
This past January I was really struggling with motivation to head back to the gym after a bit of a break over Christmas. Okay, I think I actually took all of December off! Yikes! So anyways, I decided it was time for a change, I looked into the fitness classes which actually come with my gym membership but I had never before participated in. There were some classes that looked interesting to me so the beginning of January I made the change and started a Body Class twice a week, one class is an hour the other 75 minutes. They include low impact weight routines, the step and exercises using the stability ball.
What a difference this has made to my overall fitness. The first class I went to I thought I was almost going to be sick, the workout was far more intense than any routine I’d been doing on my own in the gym. It really challenged my fitness level. The instructors are fabulous and tell you to go at your own pace and rest when you need too! There are all ages in these classes and it’s also a great place to meet like minded people who want to improve their health and fitness by working out regularly too! My fitness level and strength wouldn’t have grown without this change! Clearly I wasn’t working out hard enough on my own!
So you see how by changing the way you do something can bring new and good results. This can happen in many areas of your life if you just take the time to think about some small changes especially if you are not getting the results that you want. I like to apply this to my business as well as there are always things that need improving and there are new ways to get things done! I hope this challenges you in whatever area of your life needs a little change, remember doing the same thing the same way will get you the same results every time!
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