If you lead a busy life and exercise has become just another time slot on your calendar... If it's starting to feel like more of a chore rather than something you look forward to and enjoy... Or if you've hit a plateau and find yourself feeling a little frustrated or disconnected... You could be overlooking or missing out on a primary component of what keeps people consistent and aligned with their goals: Mindfulness.
Sorry guys, but that's not how it works. “Flat abs are made in the kitchen”...
I have covered this topic in other blogs, so I will quickly review the cliff notes: exercise does wonderful things for our internal world, and for those attempting to lose weight, exercise can aid the process by balancing out calories consumed with calories burned. But, it is best used as a tool for weight maintenance and overall improvement of internal health. The sad truth? You will never be able to get a flat stomach, no matter how many abdominal exercises you do, if you keep eating crap.
I have heard every excuse in the book regarding why people either don't workout or miss their scheduled workouts. Fine. But what I want to discuss is what it really takes to get results.
There is a level of discomfort you must endure to get results. This is not an argument for "no pain, no gain," but for real results, you are going to need to push yourself far past your level of comfort