Choices – no matter how big or how small, these are decisions that we make every day of our lives. Of course some are more apparent than others, and some we don’t even realize we make out of complete habit. When you really break things down to the details, thinking about all of our choices that we make can be very overwhelming.

One of the choices that we make as individuals part of our Crossfit community is to go to class and (hopefully) make it a great day to be there. This is what I want you to think about now. . . . . why do you choose to go? Maybe you’re sweating for the wedding. Trying to lose weight. Are on the road to making it to Regionals. In need of Barbell therapy from life. Or maybe simply you go because it’s part of who you are. No matter why you may choose to go, the most important thing is that you are doing this for YOU. Not for anyone else, but for you.

It’s too easy to get caught up in the rat race, lose track of time and knowing why we are doing what we do. Easier said than done, but staying focused on your goals and using your “why” as a motivator will reflect in the choices you make over time. If you’re not happy with something, change it. If you want to accomplish something, work for it. The more positivity you reflect in your choices the happier you will be. If you don’t believe me I challenge you to try it for a few months and if you don’t feel happier I’ll do 500 burpees.

Every day you are making choices. You make the choice of whether to be miserable or as happy as a clam. You make the choice of what to be involved in and who you want in your life. You are living your life for YOU. Make each day a great day. Remember this, “You have a choice. You can throw in the towel or you can use it to wipe the sweat off your face.”