*Note from Sarah: Here is a new and eye-opening post by Jason Seib. It all begins with loving who you are, inside and out. This post could have been written directly to me only 4 short years ago and not until I changed my goals and focus to obtaining good health rather than working towards obtaining some fantasy of what I wanted to see in the mirror was I able to switch to a more realistic and healthier perspective and learn to love and appreciate myself for who I am and not for what my ideal body image might be.
You Can’t Fix A Body You Hate
For those of you with purely aesthetic goals, you absolutely must understand that you are playing a game that you will only win if your head is in the right place. To put it more bluntly, (insert post title here). In all my experience, with all types of people at nearly every possible fitness level imaginable, I have yet to see even one person turn a body they hate into a body they love. To be honest, I don’t think it can be done. I am not saying people don’t end up appreciative of their gains, but many will never be satisfied with their bodies, even when they far exceed their original goals. You don’t want to be one of these people.