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Old 05-20-2012, 01:39 PM   #1
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If you set goals and you make them, how do you reward yourself? Currently, my goal is to lift twice a week, and it has been happening, even though it was tough when all of my kids got sick. I decided if I can continue to do it for the next month, I will reward myself with a pair of shoes I have been wanting for a while now but never got around to buying. How do you reward yourself?
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Old 05-20-2012, 01:49 PM   #2
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If you set goals and you make them, how do you reward yourself? Currently, my goal is to lift twice a week, and it has been happening, even though it was tough when all of my kids got sick. I decided if I can continue to do it for the next month, I will reward myself with a pair of shoes I have been wanting for a while now but never got around to buying. How do you reward yourself?
Earning my goal is my reward as this is the bottom line, and what I am after. In addition, I "personally" view rewards a bit different as compared to someone else.

I look at making sacrifices within my life to make room for my goals as gift attributes that walk me to my goal. If I want to "binge" eat, all I have to do is "change-up" macros, and prepare the body to be more tolerant of additional carbohydrates and calories. Underneath my "niceness" I am a complete hard ass with my self. As most know, the body friggen cries and preaches every day in its own way--it is I that stands at the podium and the boss.
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Old 05-20-2012, 01:53 PM   #3
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I don't have a reward system; I just do it because I want to.
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Old 05-20-2012, 02:19 PM   #4
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My reward for lifting is taking time off lifting. I find this rewarding because lifting is difficult and it hurts.
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I'm with Chillen on this one. Your reward is hitting the goal and getting to set another to fight for. Any PR is great, but hitting a set goal almost brings tears to my eyes. Like century lifts, ie 500,600,700...
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I reward myself with new goals. The achievement of a goal is extremely fulfilling. But I do usually celebrate with pizza, nacho cheese and ice cream.
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Old 05-20-2012, 06:09 PM   #10
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feeling ten times better after working up a good sweat and busting bars is my reward knowing that i did it for myself not giving up has to be the greatest reward
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