Working out, eating well, and ultimately building the body you want should enhance and improve your life, not define and rule it.
That’s a hard lesson I learned many years ago.
My life revolved around rigid nutrition rules (similar to things like “The Skinny Rules“) or diets and I would never skip a meal or workout under any circumstances. I’d miss family gatherings, parties, and other events if they interfered with my workout schedule or meal plan.
I was “hardcore” when it came to eating and training.
I was also miserable most of the time.
Not only was I sacrificing things in my life that truly mattered — spending time with family and loved ones — but I eventually developed some severe disordered eating habits … Click to continue reading
Do you ever get bored with your workouts?
Have you noticed your motivation or enthusiasm for hitting the gym declining over time?
Would you like to actually look forward to and enjoy your workouts on a weekly basis?
I’m of the opinion that, the majority of the time, you should look forward to and actually enjoy your workouts. If you’re not, then something needs to change. And it needs to change now.
Here are 10 tips you can apply so you can start to love your workouts, stay motivated, and achieve the results you’re after.
1) Make it all about performance.
This tip alone has been the catalyst for keeping trainees motivated to work out consistently with a new passion and focus.
Think about it. Most popular … Click to continue reading
Losing body fat.
Getting crazy strong.
Training to be even more awesome.
All four are excellent goals, but my absolute favorite is an emphasis on building strength, and you’ll find out why.
Today you’re going to learn one of my favorite simple techniques you can use with your current workout program to start seeing some fast strength gains.
But first . . .
Why Choose Strength?
Building muscle is a slow and steady process and trying to lose fat at a rapid rate can have dire consequences.
Basically, when it comes to sculpting muscle or burning body fat, slow and steady wins the race, as far as I’m concerned.
But one of the really awesome things about training purely for strength is that you can achieve results very quickly.
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