In a Slump?

By Bridget

At times during our training cycles, it’s common to feel like we’ve hit a wall. 

The day to day progress almost feels like it’s at a complete standstill...until we take a moment to reflect.  Reflect on where you were last year or maybe on the last time you did a particular WOD.  Reflect all the way back to day one if you have to. 

It is that moment when you're feeling defeated or stuck in a slump that is the most important to look back at your progress.  It is why we stress recording everything you do; your WOD scores and times, the weights you used, the scaling options you chose, your daily nutrition intake, your sleep habits, everything! 

"Progress takes time - trust the process."

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Looking back is the perfect reminder of how far you truly have come.  Recording everything allows you to have specific data to compare your progress to which can serve as a huge confidence booster and provide some much-needed motivation to get you out of that slump. 

Each day might not feel like a whole lot is happening, but when you take the time to step back and look at your long-term progress you’ll undoubtedly notice big changes!  Progress takes time - trust the process, stay patient, and don’t let one bad day or week get to you!  And most importantly - always keep going.  As always, if you need a little extra help or guidance feel free to reach out to one of us coaches.  We go through the same thing sometimes! 

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