There is a quote that apparently is from either Winston Churchill or
Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Who actually said it?
I don't really care.
Let's just go with some old dude from decades ago.
Even though they most likely were not talking about health & fitness, it's
still a great lesson.
Figuring out what will actually work for you in getting the body you've
always wanted is HARD.
Doing so in a way that's sustainable (aka for the rest of your life) is
You're going to fail along the way - most likely MANY times.
^^^ keep reading that over and over again.
You need to expect failures.
And you need to relish them (pun intended if you do like the condiment).
The failures are where you really learn more about yourself.
Your preferences, what your body doesn't like, and what's not sustainable.
The best part about those failures is you learn what NOT to do.
Because then you can figure out what ACTUALLY works for you (not what other
people tell you to do).
That's what you need to be enthusiastic about.
So, go out there and fail.
Try a new "diet" and if you can't keep up with it for even just a couple
months, that means it's a failure.
Put together a workout schedule for the next 3 weeks.
If you miss more than a couple workouts, that means your plan was a
For something more simple, just try and drink 2 liters of water every day
for the next 2 weeks.
Review & reflect as to why any of these experiments failed.
Have a difficult conversation with yourself.
And then craft a new experiment.