As a fitness professional, I get a lot of interesting questions each day regarding dieting and exercise. What I have come to realize is that people don’t know what they truly want or what they are capable of achieving from their fitness program.
My reply is always the same, I simply ask them the forbidden question: “What’s your goal?”
Then comes the “puzzled” look followed by the “I can’t say it out loud!” look, (as if I asked them a secret question that they are not allowed to share). I patiently wait for their response because this time lapse lets me know how much energy and focus they are willing to invest in themselves.
Next, comes a generic answer: “about 10lbs would put me a size smaller and that would give me the incentive to do more! Right?”
I respond, “If you were 10lbs lighter but your body still looked the…
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