The exercise you do is the exercise you should do
The exercise you do is the exercise you should do.Tim Ferriss (I think, don’t quote me on this)
The stuff that you do actually do, that’s the stuff you should do. So how do you do something new? How do you learn a new skill or go to new places?
Simply put, you have to carve out time for it.
In the case of exercise, if you’re struggling to get started, start off with the baby steps. No one is expecting you to climb mountains (but if you can, even better!).
Likewise when building habits, it’s the stuff you do do that counts. Try to make time every day to do just one thing to put you on the road to progress.
Make time in your calendar for it, and do it, do it even if it sucks. Do it enough, and eventually you’ll realise that if you’re going to do something, you might as well do it well.
Then do it well. Whatever that means for you.
Whatever you’re going to do, do it. That’s the exercise you should do.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Hi, I’m Tim Bunting AKA the Kiwi Yamabushi, a New Zealander who became a Yamabushi Ascetic in the Dewa Sanzan mountains of north Japan. I’m part of the Yamabushido team, and we host life-altering Yamabushi training on the Dewa Sanzan (website link). People come to us for the ultimate mindfulness experience, to reach the next level, or simply connect with nature and themselves.
I’m on a mission to summit all 100 Famous Mountains of Yamagata Prefecture to spread the splendour of this fabulous location, and in dedication to all those who lost their lives out in nature, including my father.
On my daily blog I post thoughts of a practicing Yamabushi that I hope people can use to better themselves and live as fulfilling a life as possible.
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