In a world where complexity is regarded as superior, the most effective fitness practices are overlooked, undervalued, and flat out ignored due to one simple characteristic - SIMPLICITY.
Not deemed flashy or difficult enough, the mainstays of strength and conditioning have found no popularity in gyms or on social media accounts featuring 8-packs and glutes that break the internet.
I'm laying out the 3 most undervalued aspects in all of exercise, nutrition, and stress management. These are effective for every level of exerciser, from beginner to professional athlete.
As you read on, please enjoy that incredible moment of simultaneous "Well, duh" and "Wait, why aren't I doing that?"
This is the end of the saga. Thoughts From Quarantine has covered everything you need to succeed with your health and fitness while self isolating.
The last piece of advice is about managing problems as they arise. Some are solvable, some you can only manage.
Here's how to tell which is which and what to do about them to keep your wits.
If you work at a desk, you probably experience neck aches regularly. These days, it’s one of the most commonly reported chronic discomforts.
Neck issues can result in a host of pain problems including headaches, nerve pain, and even shoulder issues.
In 5 minutes or less, here’s how to make desk life less of a pain in the neck.
This week's edition of Thoughts From Quarantine deals with something I've been having trouble with more and more each week: focus management.
It's easy to say we aren't productive right now due to poor time management. However, if you look closely you realize that you have plenty of time, you just can't focus during the time you have.
I've got 3 strategies to manage your focus while the whole world is still and full of distractions.
There are tons of positives about working out in your home. No membership dues, convenient location, showers and towel service - the list goes on and on.
When it comes to your exercise selection, you can be pretty limited if you don't have any equipment at home.
Here's the wish list of home gym essentials so you aren't limited to the same dozen bodyweight exercises indefinitely.
They truly don't do it on purpose. However, some of the people who love you the most will be the same people who tempt you to abandon your goals.
It's grandmas who "know this pie is your favorite so I made it just for you." It's friends who tell you "you're not in bad shape, don't worry about it." Or, "we never see you anymore. You spend too much time at the gym."
They want to do nice things for you, spend time with you, and make you feel good about yourself. It's wonderful to know that you are loved, fun, and should feel amazing about who you are. In addition to all that, you can still have goals.
Here's how to manage your friends and family as they inadvertently try to sabotage your progress with all that love.
Articles filled with actionable information to improve your approach to the 4 pillars of fitness.