As the world continues to navigate this pandemic, the question in my mind is, will the world start to take their health more seriously? There are many statistics floating around the CDC website. The one that jumps out at me is in 94% of Coronavirus deaths, the person suffered from at least 1 underlying condition. Obesity related diseases, including heart disease were two of the most common conditions.
What about after this virus runs its course? What about the next “thing” to challenge us? Our health? Our “sickcare” system? Our society as a whole?
Will you give yourself every opportunity to fight off a virus and work to build a strong mind, body and immune system? Or will you smack yourself in the forehead and realize you didn’t learn the lesson during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic?
CrossFit Torque Coaches would love to help you, but we can’t help all of you. And some of you, we just won’t be a good fit to work together. We can tell you all the benefits of being consistent with exercise and improved nutrition. We can help you be accountable.
However, you need to make the choice to change. I’m willing to bet that others are watching you now. Either you’re inspiring them with your efforts; or you’re not because you’re not making your health a priority.
When Benjamin Franklin famously said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” he was talking about fire safety, not health.
Let’s pretend for a moment, that Mr. Franklin posted that to his Twitter account last week. Only this time he’s talking about your health.
What are you going to do now?