This has been a topic and question that I’ve asked people for a long time.
Do you REALLY not have enough time for your health?
For your fitness? For your goals?
I actually wish it wasn’t a question I had to ask so often.
I don’t even want to quote the silly excuses I hear about lack of time. But, I guess I have to at least try to re-create some of them for you…
“I work two jobs, and have a family, I don’t have time!”
“I’m going to school full time and I work, I don’t have time!”
“Between work and this and that and this and that, I don’t have time!”
Okay, so no one actually said the last one, but it’s basically what I get.
What I really want to do is write back the list of things I do on a daily basis, and the responsibilities that so many members of The Superhero Academy have while still getting in their workouts and utilizing good nutritional habits.
For example: I go to school full time (and now take summer courses as I type this), privately personal train, work on Superhero Jacked (which has become a full-time experience), and have countless other responsibilities to add to the list….and still somehow manage to devote plenty of time to my own fitness and nutrition
Oh, and I’m like level 50+ in Marvel’s Conquest of Champions App…
…and I read at least one novel a week….
…and keep up on all my TV and movie habits…
…and, honestly so many other things…while having the same amount of hours in a day!!!
So, please don’t tell me you don’t have time…
**Sidebar: I just recently posted in The Academy forums the specific changes I’ve made in my routine now that I’m also traveling so much during summer. These changes allow me to still devote ample amount of time and specific workouts that fit into my regime.**
**Sidebar X2: Anyone want to add me? MicRo2413 is my username…**
There are 24 hours in a day and 168 hours in a week.
Where do you put that time?
I want to do a breakdown for you, and I stole the idea from my friend Keith over at Fitmole. He straight up called everyone out for their bullsh*t in his email, which I will try my best to be nicer about – but it really opened my eyes to how badly this topic needed to be brought up.
Here’s how it goes:
There are 168 hours per week.
We’ll assume you get 8 hours of sleep per night (which is probably more than most people get).
That’s 56 hours dedicated to sleep.
Now you only have 112 hours per week.
We’ll also assume you work a standard 9-5 job. That’s another 56 hours per week dedicated to working.
Now you only have 56 hours per week.
Okay…now let’s also throw in 3 hours PER DAY for doing absolutely nothing with yourselves.
**This one was one of my favorites that Keith added in.**
This is the time you spend checking email, reading clickbait articles, stalking your ex on social media, and watching useless videos on YouTube.
Now you only have 35 hours per week.
And let’s throw in another 2 hours per day dedicated to the act of eating food, because apparently it takes you a really long time to eat.
Now you only have 21 hours per week.
You know what, let’s throw in another hour per day learning to fly (like Superman type flying).
Now you have 14 hours per week.
We’ll throw in an extra hour per day for you to practice Spider-Man styled flipping.
Now you have 7 hours per week.
This is where you use those 7 hours to workout.
Actual necessary workout time is really no more than 4 hours per week.
But Keith threw in an extra 3 hours for you to shower, drive to the gym, and browse your phone in the car for 15 min before you even go in the gym….because he’s awesome.
If you still say you don’t have time, I don’t believe you.
If you don’t have time to spend 3-4 hours per week to exercise, then Keith says your life is broken (and I guess that means there needs to be other things somewhere along the line that need to be changed).
By the way, 3 hours per week is 1.79% of your entire week.
But, this is for motivation.
Don’t think I’m currently on the attack like the picture above.
That’s NOT what this is.
This is supposed to be motivating you to analyze the total hours that you have in a week and allot time for yourself to implement things to better your fitness, health, and SuperHuman qualities.
That’s what every single member of The Superhero Academy does.
There are tons and tons of workouts to choose from, and that’s exactly why we utilize different forms of guidelines to fit each individuals specific needs.
For example, The Nightwing Path (or Minimalist Path) is created purposely to revolve around different levels (Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced) so that the SHJ Army can form it to their own hours and performance levels.
The same goes for your routine whenever you’re choosing one. You can very easily implement different things to fluctuate the way your own schedule works.
And, DO NOT forget about your nutrition!
We’re currently talking about working out and making time for that, but as we know: you can not out run, or out train your diet.
Diet and nutrition is more than half the battle; sometimes said to be upwards of 75-80% of it actually!
That’s why, the same way we have our tons of workout routines, we also have tons of nutrition pillars and options to choose from as well.
I would never expect every single one of the thousands of members of the SHJ Army to follow the same workout and the same nutrition.
It would NEVER work, and honestly, it wouldn’t even make any sense!
We all have different goals.
This may take less than an hour of your time to figure out and implement.
And, that’s being extremely generous.
For example, we have a bunch of nutrition classes within The Academy (Vikings, Samurais, Hunter Gatherers, Monks, and Spartans) that all follow different pillars for our members to use – and they’re really easily implemented.
Slow it down a bit!
But, I’m repeating the stuff we’ve seen countless times at SHJ.
The moral of the story is that you DO have the time to become a SuperHuman.
Sometimes we have the habit of falling into our routines (our everyday life) and all of a sudden time flies right by without us noticing that we’re neglecting things.
Unfortunately, this sometimes is our health and physique.
We can slow it down a bit and evaluate what we’re doing with our time and all of a sudden it becomes a lot easier to insert time devoted to our training and nutrition.
This is especially true when we realize just how little time is actually needed.
Another fun article to read that ties into this is: “How Many Days a Week Do You [Really] Have to Workout?”, which will probably blow some of your minds.
Just remember, there are tons of different goals, and tons of different ways to reach each one of them.
Also, we have hundreds of members in The Academy, and thousands in the SHJ Army who are transforming into SuperHumans daily, and also have a family, job, school, kids, etc., etc…!
If Spider-Man can juggle all of the things he does, you can do it too!
SHJ’s Nick Fury
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