Choose Don't Excuse
Episode 36

36. Lessons Learned from Judie's First Body Building Competition

Jody & Judie Sedrick published on

This week we explore lessons learned from Judie preparing for and competing in her first bodybuilding competition.

We discuss Judie's realization of her goal of competing in a Body Build competition.

Lessons learned from this experience

  1. Why did it take you so long to achieve the goal?

  2. There are seasons in your life and the timing wasn't right

  3. Not being brave enough to ask questions

  4. Fear of the unknown - Posing on stage. "The unknowns were the hardest thing for me"

  5. Practice, practice, practice

  6. Evaluating each practice session to make minute improvements

  7. Don't baby me - hold me accountable

  8. Failing is a good thing - fail forward

  9. Ke'ilani's experience coaching a young athlete

  10. Compare to admire and be inspired. Don't compare and despair

  11. Why not do it now?

We are excited to announce that we have been invited to speak together at the SuccessQuest conference in Salt Lake City on October 26, 2019. If you guys are in the Salt Lake City area and looking for a great event for motivation and inspiration come join us with Kalob and Jacob the founders of Success Quest. Register at

We also want to invite you to join us for "No Excuse November" - 6 weeks of "The Work". Forget waiting until the new year. Let's get fit now as a Christmas and New Year's gift to you now. Contact us a 


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