Have you ever gone to the grocery store extremely hungry? What was the first thing you did?
For myself, I would sample anything and everything that was open and available no matter neither what it was nor giving any care to what it contained in the ingredients. Why could I not stop myself, where was my self control? I was not prepared, I had not planned ahead, and this error in judgment alone has set me back many times in the past.
There is no question that several factors can contribute to the amount of motivation that we are able to have in every aspect of our lives.
Staying motivated is one of the most challenging tasks for a human being and in this article, we are going to be talking about 5 little known factors that could be affecting your motivation.
1. Too Much Social Pressure
So the number one topic that has been requested for me to touch on more has been tracking macros.
Everyone wants to know how to do it, how you set your numbers, and what exactly IIFYM means and how to implement it. I haven’t touched on this more in detail for a few reasons but I will give all the information I can here:
Have you been hammering away in the gym, day after day, week after week, throwing the iron around, and knocking out your fasted cardio or some form of HIIT only to not make the gains you are after or obtaining the ripped conditioning you should be displaying on your physique?
You’ve stuck to your eating regimen, high carb – low carb days, post-show higher calories and pre-show caloric deficits. You have done everything you were told to do, only to not achieve the results you should be getting.