Investing in yourself
Your body is the most important investment of
your life, and, fortunately, it's something
you have control over.
If you don't invest in
yourself first, the rest of your life's portfolio
Isn't it amazing that people take better,
more proactive care of their cars than their bodies?
We spend big $ on a car and do
everything to protect that investment.
We change the oil every 3,000 miles.
We rush to the shop at the first sign of trouble.
We buy extended warranties and insurance,all
because we want to protect an investment we know will most likely provide us no value after 8-10 years.
And yet we visit the doctor or think about
our health only when things go wrong.
Many training plans, like automobiles, are short
term investments. You'll get your body looking
good for a wedding, reunion, or a summer vacation.
But you won't take the measures to ensure that your
body will function well for a lifetime.
What good is it to look good in your 20s, 30s and 40s
if your struggling with joint problems and not able to
move efficiently when you're in your 60s, 70s, and 80s?
is the one you've needed, even if you didn't, realize it.
is a long-term investment in your productivity and
When it comes to your health and fitness you're either going to
pay now or pay much later, and it's a heck of a lot easier and better and better to make the proper investment now.
You can always buy a new car. Once you ruin your body's
original equipment your in trouble.
Major Batton, certified fitness professional
and Corporate Fitness Wellness Strategist