Have you always fought the scales? Has your health journey been defined by alternating chapters of weight loss and weight gain? Well, there's a reason for it. And it's not a problem with you. Here's the answer.
In a sick way, the westernised diet is considered normal. And that's the problem. When we eat healthy, WE become the freak. WE become the outsider. WE become the one 'on a diet'. This needs to be flipped. Healthy eating needs to become the norm.
For competitive functional fitness athletes, competition is a skill. It takes practice. An athlete competing in the sport of fitness needs more than just training. They need to play their sport. Here are seven reasons why.
So you’ve fallen short in your goals. In your mind, you’ve failed. You feel like the sacrifice and commitment and hard work has been a complete waste. You’re frustrated. You’re feeling like shit. You feel like a failure. What you do next will define your future. But how do you sober up from be 'failure drunk'?
Correct pacing strategies become even more important. Not just because of our knowledge of the energy systems and their role in energy production (and eventually, physical output), but also because our effort impacts our psychology, and our psychology impacts our output. And ultimately, we can increase our performance.