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We rely on willpower to overcome problematic habits. Reliance on will is likely why you fail. Willpower: when you take part in unhealthy behaviour and psychologically suffer for it, you say, ‘I’m not going to do that again tomorrow’. Tomorrow comes, you do it again, and you start the process over. Discipline: I know whereContinue reading “The Power of Discipline”
In setting your health and fitness resolution for 2021, you probably bit off more than you could chew. You are demanding perfection from yourself—no more unhealthy foods. No more overdoing it on the weekends—no more late-night snacking. Vigorous exercise every day! That all sounds well and good, but why weren’t you already perfect in thoseContinue reading “Start Where You’re At (Not Where You Want To Be Perceived)”
You want to lose weight, gain muscle, and take excellent care of yourself. You want to achieve these things more than anything in the world. In your mind, you are determined, committed, and serious about taking control of your health. Yet, in the moment, you continue to overeat, graze, snack at night, and binge. YouContinue reading “How Existential Suffering Drives Weight Gain”
How to set a successful fitness resolution in 2021.
Most people see the first week of January as the most crucial time for reaching personal health goals. It is the time when gyms become flooded with new, eager members and long-time pass-holders. Many of whom need to wipe the dust off of their membership cards before entry. The January rush phenomenon has less toContinue reading “Why the ‘GAP’ Determines Your New Year Success”
No person should feel like s/he is less of a valued human being because of their body composition. You should be O.K. with who you are, at the moment, without attaching your self-worth to your weight or physical appearance. This is not what the ‘body positive’ movement has become. There’s a fine line between refusingContinue reading “Curb Your ‘Body Positive’ Enthusiasm”
Originally posted for Linkedin There was a time when low-cost memberships and packed gym floors was the primary model for a successful brick and mortar fitness business. Over the past decade, there has been a slow but steady shift in the market toward boutique gym experiences. Smaller spaces with trained staff members who offer greaterContinue reading “What Will Happen to Gyms in 2021?”
*The concept of mismanaged emotions and poor health was originally written as a section in my book, Heavy Brain. It became such a large body of writing that I removed it from the book and decided it would need to be an entirely separate writing in the future. This a very high-level breakdown of whatContinue reading “Mismanaged Emotions and Destructive Actions”
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