“Process is the key to progress”

“If you can enjoy your daily process motivation will never leave you.” -Tadayoshi Inoue

As a long time fitness coach, I understand that the journey towards health and wellness is more about the process than the outcome. Here are some suggestions to help you stay positive and motivated as you embrace your transformative fitness process.

First and foremost, embrace the power of consistency. Rather than fixating on immediate results, shift your focus to the daily habits and routines that contribute to your overall well-being. Celebrate the small steps you take each day, whether it’s choosing nutritious meals or committing to regular workouts. Remember, it’s the consistent effort and commitment that will lead to long-term success.

Next, cultivate a mindset of self-compassion. Be kind and patient with yourself throughout your fitness journey. Acknowledge that there will be ups and downs, and that’s completely normal. Embrace your imperfections and setbacks as opportunities for growth and learning. Treat yourself with the same kindness and understanding you would extend to your son, daughter or loved one.

Now, let’s infuse joy and variety into your fitness routine. Explore different activities and exercises that bring you genuine happiness. Whether it’s dancing, hiking, swimming, or practicing yoga, find what resonates with you and makes you feel alive. Remember, staying motivated is easier when you’re genuinely enjoying the process.

Finally, prioritize self-care and holistic well-being. Take time to nourish not only your body but also your mind and soul. Incorporate activities like meditation, journaling, or spending time in nature to promote balance and inner peace. Remember that self-care is an essential part of the process, allowing you to recharge and rejuvenate.

If you can shift your focus from immediate progress to embracing your process. If you can be consistent, cultivate self-compassion, find joy in the journey, and prioritize holistic well-being. And if you can trust in the transformative power of the process, and know that I’m here to support you every step of the way. Then I know you will achieve what you allow yourself to.

I am love. I am joy. I am good.

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About the author
Tad Inoue is an IFBB Professional League judge, Nutritionist and Professional Diet Coach for many clients and athletes worldwide. Tad has been in the bodybuilding and fitness industry for over 32 years and his clients include professional athletes, top amateur atheletes and all other competitors in figure, bikini, men and women's physique and bodybuilding, as well as individuals interested in optimal health. Tad was a National competitor in the NPC for over 30 years and now focuses his passion, knowledge and experience on helping and instructing others in fitness, wellness and athletic competition. His education includes philosophy, theology, nutrition, biochemistry as well as dietetics. He specializes in contest preparation for Figure, Bikini, men and women's Phyisque, Bodybuilding and fat loss for optimal health. Tad is also a speaker on mindfulness, motivation and joyful positive living.