One thing I always realize this time of year: I'm much more concerned about my clients missing workouts than they are. This is particularly true as people get sidelined, perhaps even railroaded, by the holidays. Case in point: One client couldn't make her usual time, so I texted another option. That didn't work either, so I texted her another. And another. And another. After the 4th or 5th time, she suggested I should just 'let it go' and I sensed that, if I didn't, she would probably file for a restraining order.
The truth is, it's not just about having the time to exercise this time of year. It's also about being stressed out and tired. It's about being distracted by so many tasks. It's about the fact that the absolute last thing on your mind is trying to fit in a workout when your entire universe is poised to explode.
I'm seeing that a lot lately and it makes me sad. Who am I supposed to torture if all my clients are busy with holiday stuff?
Anyway, thinking about what's going on with you, what's the hardest part of exercising this time of year? Is it finding the time? Finding the motivation? Or is it finding the energy to even care about exercise right now? Vote in this week's poll and leave a comment telling us what you're struggling with. Alternatively, if you're having no problem with your workouts, tells us how you're staying on track. We could all use the inspiration.