It’s long been said that money can’t buy everything, and most will agree with that if they’re truly honest and set aside the stupidity. Money can’t buy you true love. Money cannot buy back your youth or bring back loved ones who have passed away. And besides, money can’t buy fitness, no matter how much you pull out of your pocket.
To be clear on this point, not all the money in the world can automatically create that perfect physique, no matter how much you are willing to pay. Safe money can pay for a private gym membership or even allow you to build your own gym in your backyard. Money also lets you hire a 24-hour personal trainer along with a chef on hand if you want to cook a healthy meal.
Money can also be paid for weight loss surgery or “tummy tucks,” which can give the appearance of weight loss. But even in this case, the person is not fit, they just have less fat – a completely different case.
But even with these things that money can buy, they won’t magically make you fit. The sweat and effort still has to come from you, and that’s something money can’t buy.
Fitness has to be earned and that’s the beauty of it. No matter how rich or poor a person is, fitness is something that is not judged by how well off one is financially.
If you’ve ever seen Brad Pitt in the movie Troy, Henry Cavill in Man of Steel, or Chris Hemsworth as Thor in the Avengers, these famous actors had to constantly exercise and eat a nutritious diet for several months to develop the bodies needed for their roles.
Do not believe me? YouTube or Google their workout and diet plans and you’ll see what they had to do to get in shape. Even these rich, famous actors have had to take the time to get fit.
Once you come to terms with this fact, you will see that money can’t buy fitness, it’s something that has to be earned. If it helps motivate you, just stick to the mantra, “If Brad had to do it, I can do it!”
Take it upon your shoulders and wholeheartedly commit to a fitness plan. Be willing to exercise 4-6 days a week for some time, even if it’s just 20-30 minutes at first.
Everyone has to start somewhere, but the point is to start.
Of course, this habit takes a bit of getting used to, but the better you stick to your fitness plan, the faster it really becomes an important part of your life. Once you stick to your exercise routine for a period of time, you’ll realize that money really can’t buy fitness. You only get fit through hard work and determination.
Don’t forget how important it is to incorporate healthy eating into your fitness plan to amplify your weight loss results. Once you’re able to combine these two healthy habits on a regular basis, you’ll lose weight and get fit much faster than you ever thought possible.
So with every step you take for a run, every lap in the pool, or every mile on an exercise bike, remember that you can’t buy fitness, you have to earn it. As harsh as that may sound right now, know that at the end of this journey you will revel in what you have achieved, proud that you accomplished it all on your own.
Thanks to Gregory L Gomez