But let's move on from that, because Monday is also a starting line, a chance to set in motion a very successful week, if you so choose. I like to think that if you bust your ass on Monday, it sets the tone for a more productive rest of the week. With that in mind, take some time to plan what your week is going to look like.
Do you have things that need to get done? Write them down, so you have a checklist to go through. Didn't set up your workouts? Make an attack plan so that you are more time-efficient at the gym today. Think about what would need to happen during your day where you could accomplish it and feel good about that day.
For those of you who thought that the opening picture was my inspiration to sweat my ass off today, I regret to tell you it ain't so. I can without a doubt say that my motivation for today (hell, this week) comes from this video right here. HBO put it out back in the fall, but it still has a lot to say: