The Incredible Power of Your Support System

August 22, 2014 3:54 PM

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The Incredible Power of Your Support System

We've all heard the saying, "You are what you eat." I have an alternative take on this phrase for you: You are what you surround yourself with. Have you ever stopped to consider how much influence your friends and family have on your attitude and outlook on life? How many times have you justified doing something because those around you are doing it, only to hear your mother or someone else say, "If your friends all jumped off a bridge, would you do it too?" This is obviously an extreme example meant to prove a point, but if you stop to think about it, it's quite a powerful point indeed.

Whenever you want to start a new workout or nutrition regimen, one of the best tips you can follow to ensure your success is to find a buddy. There is definitely an aspect of accountability in having to answer to someone, but I think the more important value of the buddy system comes from the suppor...

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