You like your life just the way it is.
You're comfortable where you are, you don't really want to change.
Your body, your weight, your health...how you look and how you feel, you are happy where you are, right?
The brilliant, original and funny Larry Winget says this, and I think he is bang on right.
Perhaps you are sitting reading this. As you sit there, I'll bet you are sitting mostly still, not really moving much at all. I guess you are fairly comfortable. I mean, if you were uncomfortable, you would move, right?
If you were sat there and you were uncomfortable, say your left buttock had 'gone to sleep' or you had pins and needles in one foot, or the chair side was digging into your leg and making you sore, or if there was a lump or spike like an upholstery staple sticking out of the chair seat that was painful to sit on, well then you would move, right?
You see, as Larry says, when we are uncomfortable, we move, we shift, we change, until we can become comfortable again.
But when we are comfortable, we don't move, we don't shift, we don't change.
Now apply that to everything in your life.
You are comfortable with where you are at.
If you were truly uncomfortable, you would move, shift, change.
Every week people tell me how they are unhappy they are about their weight, or how they look, or how they feel, or their energy levels, or their muscle mass, strength, speed, love, life... but then they trip out all the endless excuses why they can't eat this, won't train that, too busy to work this, don't like to eat that, don't have time for this, feel awkward doing that...the list is always long, it just goes on and on.
The truth is, they are comfortable.
And until they get uncomfortable, they just won't change.
Sadly, all too often, I meet people in their 40s, 50s and 60s, for whom finally 'getting uncomfortable enough', is a heart attack, or a cancer diagnosis, or the loss of a loved one.
Don't be one of them.
Set your goals now.
Keep your standards high, and get uncomfortable enough to make forward progress.
To your good health!