Nik Wallenda’s unbelievable tightrope walk over the Little Colorado River Gorge was a nail-biter. But the Florida daredevil safely made his way across a quarter mile of 2-inch thick cable. When you think about it, Wallenda used many of the same strategies that work well for reaching our diet and fitness goals.
And his journey gives us a few good reminders as we continue to walk that tightrope of living a healthy lifestyle:
- Slow and steady is the way to go – Small steps will get you farther than any quick fix diet any day.
- The path gets wobbly sometimes – It’s not always going to be smooth sailing but if you hang on, you will make it.
- Keep your balance – If you slip up and get off-kilter (maybe by missing a workout or eating a little junky), quickly get back on track so you don’t crash and burn.
- Remain focused – Never lose sight of your goal. You will get there.
Best of all – you can make all this happen without EVER having to be 1,500 feet in the air on a tiny cable without a safety net or harness.