It’s not an exam

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Remember when you were at school?


And you go an exam grade that you weren’t quite happy with?


It was a D / C / B / A rather than the C / B / A / A* you’d hoped for.


————- Or a number as I believe is all the rage nowadays 😉 ———-


Thing is though, you couldn’t really object.


There would’ve been clear marks needed to get each grade.


40, 50, 60 or 70% or something like that.


So we just hadn’t got the mark needed.


Maybe failed.


You can fail an exam.


You can’t fail your eating though really can you?


Eating isn’t like an exam, to be passed or failed.


It’s more like coursework.


An ongoing thing.


Ideally you stay on track with it.


But you can fall behind and then catch up.


Or even get ahead.


You don’t screw up your coursework and throw it in the bin the second you’re a little behind, do you?


So we don’t need to do the equivalent with our eating do we?


Get ahead if you can.


And accept that when you’ve fallen behind, it’s just now time to catch up.


There is no point at this weekend where you can possibly say you’ve ‘failed’ with your eating and, rationally, justify, ‘writing it off’.


Eat how you like, of course.


But remember, it’s more like coursework and it’s not an exam.


Much love,


Jon ‘Xzibit’ Hall and Matt ‘Gonna Give it to Ya’ Nicholson



The Academy Group Transformation Centre Macclesfield –


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About The Author

Jon Hall

Starting in the fitness industry in 2002 and working up from free-lance Personal Trainer to Club Manager, Area Manager, and now co-owner of The Academy - Group Transformation Centre as well as training new Personal Trainers for the PT Academy, running online programmes and developing support products for other PTs, Jon has seen and done it all in his chosen field.   With a passion for helping people change their lives by addressing thought processes and mental breaks (rather than shouting at people at telling them to eat less and move more), Jon has an unparalleled record in helping people achieve amazing life and body transformations.   Enter your info in the box to the right of the screen to find out more about how we can help your transform your life and body in as little as 28 Days.   You can read '28 things you might not know about Jon'' here   Visit the main Academy GTC site:   Website keywords: Macclesfield personal training weight loss gym