Surviving a horror movie can be a daunting task, but here are some tips that might increase your chances of making it through:
How can you take these rules and bring them into your fat loss or fitness journey.
Stay calm and focused:
Horro Movie - Panic can cloud your judgment, so try to stay as calm and focused as possible.
Health Journey - Nothing changes quickly, the main thing is to give yourself a realistic target and time scale to do it in, and stay focused on the goals and be consistent.
Horror Movie - Avoid splitting up from the group. There's safety in numbers, and it's always better to face the danger together.
Health Journey - Sometimes it is better to surround yourself with people on a similar journey, get yourself into a place where you have support and back up, get some gym friends and just back each other up to the hilt to get you where you want to go.
Avoid investigating strange noises or occurrences:
Horror Movie - Curiosity might be natural, but it can also lead to trouble. Avoid investigating strange noises or occurrences that might put you in harm's way.
Health Journey - Avoid being too curious about other ways of doing it, as long as what you are doing is working stop fucking around with it, if it isn’t then switch up things and find what does. If you are hearing weird noises in the gym it is probably just someone farting.
Stay in well-lit areas:
Horror Movie - Darkness is often the ally of horror movie monsters. Try to stay in well-lit areas to minimize the risk of being caught off guard.
Health Journey - You need to be able to see what you’re doing, a lot of places are set up now for the insta generation so they are darker etc as gives best lighting or something, make sure you can see what you’re doing.
Arm yourself with a weapon:
Horror Movie - If available, arm yourself with a weapon. It could be anything from a kitchen knife to a fire extinguisher, as long as it gives you some means of defense.
Health Journey - Make your body your weapon, killer arms, glutes that could crush walnuts or thighs that could crush the skulls of your enemies. Lift weights and sculpt yourself into a killing machine.
Be aware of your surroundings:
Horror Movie - Always be aware of your surroundings. Look for potential escape routes and hiding spots in case you need to make a quick getaway.
Health Journey - Make sure wherever you are training you have enough space, don’t want anyone tripping over shit and you certainly don’t want someone pretty much breathing all over you whilst you’re trying to train.
Trust your instincts:
Horrow Movie - If something feels wrong, it probably is. Trust your instincts and don't ignore any warning signs.
Health Journey - Nothing more to say.
Avoid unnecessary risks:
Horror Movie - Refrain from taking unnecessary risks that could jeopardize your safety. It's better to be cautious than to put yourself in unnecessary danger.
Health Journey - Don’t go straight into the gym and attempt to lift more than you should. Form comes first over kgs, don’t train for your ego, train for older self. If you’re not sure then ask a coach for help.
Do not underestimate the threat:
Horror Movie - Take the threat seriously. It's crucial not to underestimate the capabilities of the antagonist, no matter how trivial they might seem at first.
Health Journey - There will always be something else you could be doing, hitting the pub, sitting on the sofa, eat a fuck tonne of chocolate, but don’t underestimate their pull, they will want you to use them, but you have to be strong and resist the temptation.
Make a plan:
Horror Movie - If possible, make a plan with the people around you. Having a well-thought-out strategy can significantly increase your chances of survival.
Health Journey - Always make a plan, you can’t get anywhere without one, you need help with one then always ask a coach or join a gym that will guide you along that path. Without it all you will be doing is walking around with your eyes closed.
Remember, these tips might help in the context of a horror movie or the gym, for some it is the same thing.
Need help with any of it then the most important thing to do is to ask for help. Find yourself a place like The Fox Den that will just help you along the path and train you to survive just in case you ever find yourself in your own horror movie.
We will live.