Best Fitness Advice Ever.

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Every now and then, I stumble upon a gem of fitness wisdom that changes everything. Over the years, I’ve heard a lot of fitness advice. But three jewels really stand out about the rest:

  1. Take the first step. This one works on many levels. In the most literal sense, it reminds us to take the first step in the morning when that alarm clock goes off. The first step is always the hardest! It’s very easy to go back to bed and put off an early morning workout. In a larger sense, if we look at our fitness goals, things can seem overwhelming. This piece of advice reminds us that, as they say, “a journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step.” Those little steps add up. Just keep moving forward.
  2. Educate yourself. Ignorance is not bliss when it comes to workout out. I see a great many people making mistakes at the gym that will prevent them from getting results. If you’re going to spend 30 minutes or more at the gym a few times a week, why not take 15 or 20 minutes to read some research online. Signing up for Davey Wavey Fitness updates is a great way to start.
  3. Look at your workout as an investment. I know that we only get 24 hours in a day – and that each of us has many, many commitments. There is a temptation to look at fitness as an expense – but it’s not. It is in investment in a healthier (and yes, often happier) you. And unlike the turbulent stock market, your investment in fitness is going to yield great results. And provided you do your research and have something of a clue, those results are just about guaranteed.

Those are the three nuggets of wisdom that really stand out to me. But now it’s your turn – what is the best piece of fitness advice that you’ve ever heard, seen or read? Leave your answers in the comments!

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  1. Bend your knees!

  2. 1. That is one of the hottest photos ever!
    2. I agree, the first step (though often the smallest and easiest) is the toughest.
    3. Love the plug of your own site. Of course, seeing your photos we know you know what you are doing/talking about.

  3. BREATHE!! lol, i always forget to breathe right and its constantly in my mind when working out lol

  4. “Just keep swimming, Just keep swimming, that’s what we do is swim.”

    Best fitness advice I’ve ever received. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  5. I’ve been going to the gym for two years… I toned up, but never got the results I really wanted (muscle bulk)… then I read a post about nutrition… That makes a huge difference… since changing my diet three months ago, I’ve seen a difference ๐Ÿ™‚ So, I’d just add “EAT RIGHT!!!!” ๐Ÿ™‚ xx

  6. Get an ideal and a healthy life, not an uneasy job,
    we need PERSEVERANCE, highly!

    Let’s work harder and smarter!

  7. I think I just got it…..

    Take the first step.
    Educate yourself.
    Look at your workout as an investment.

    … now just give me six weeks and I’ll tell you how it works!!! ๐Ÿ™‚ great tips, Davey… thx, -Stu