The secret lies in leveling up. Like a video game, the way to changing your health habits is by starting out at the first level, and only going to the next level after you’ve beaten the one before that. The problem is that most people start at Level 10 and fail, and wonder what happened. […]
… And so it began… one terrible bicep curl and painful sit-up at a time. No, being at the gym was not fun at first. Matter of fact, it sucked. I felt as though it was absolutely the most humiliating and frustrating thing I had ever put myself through. I trained at 6 a.m. – […]
Obesity is epidemic, most Americans struggle with it. The CDC reports that 69% of adult Americans are overweight or obese. The average weight for men rose ‘dramatically’ from 166.3 pounds in 1960 to 191 pounds in 2002; women went from 140.2 pounds to 164.3 pounds. Obesity is the second leading cause of preventable death in […]
Another trick is to think of yourself as a friend who’s asking for advice. Interestingly, people are great at seeing the rationalizations and lies of others, but are vulnerable to their own. By pretending that your situation is a friend’s instead, you’ll be more capable of defending yourself. via Keep a Fitness Journal to Prevent […]
Here’s a great article by one of the few people I take advice from on fitness. This article goes into the problem points and gives you alternatives that work! Soak up the info and enjoy. 12 Reasons You’re Not Losing Fat | How to Build Muscle, Gain Strength & Become a Better Athlete.
Discipline, willpower and self-control are unsustainable. Eventually, we weaken. From: How to Stay Focused on the Important Things – Peter Bregman – Harvard Business Review.