Here is a funny fitness video! Do not do this at home or anywhere for that matter:)
Why Fat Loss Becomes Impossible and How To Change?
There are so many reason for not being able to lose fat but I have found some common themes
1. Starvation dieting or dieting in general.
I am not saying that a person should not eat healthy and then at a SLIGHT caloric restricion. A person should do this but food is to build lean muscle, to become stronger and to have more energy.
2. Lack of Trust or Faith
If a person does not believe they succeed, they will be correct. The truth is a person must believe they will reach every goal including fitness.
3. Justification of exercise
There have been times where I have done this. I say I can eat whatever I want because I exercise. The good news is I only do this occassionally. I do believe that exercise is just as important for long term fat loss but people must make lifestyle changes.
4. Patience is a virtue
I am impatient but when it comes to becoming lean and tone it takes time. It could take years depending on your goals. Sorry but it is the truth! It could also take a few months it totally depends on so many variables.
5. Program movers
I think a person should stick to a resistance based program long term. I believe in simplicity with fitness and fat loss. Get stronger, more conditioned, more functional and eat supportively. When it comes to exercise less can be more IF DONE PROPERLY.
6. Work ethic
Sticking with high reps low weight or staying at the same speed on the treadmill is not a good idea to become toned
7. Long duration moderate cardio
You might lose weight but it is not worth the muscle loss and metabolism diminishing returns. For me it is always about high intensity interval training.
8. Comparing to others
I have learned something about competition over my years as an athlete and as an adult. You only compete against your best self!
9. Never give up
We can see this health clubs across America. The two weeks and done syndrome.
10. No accountability
This one is often overlooked. If you have support and accountability results really do sky rocket.
Basically do the oppossite of these 10 and you will see amazing results!
Your Express Fitness Coach,
PS Bonus 10.5 is that recovery is over looked such as a foam rolling, band stretching, sleep, nutrition, water and so on!
10 Things I learned about life and fitness from my Grandma!!!
1. Be your best.
My grandma always said or implied do your absolute best and then nobody can judge you. The challenge is to decide for your self are you really doing your best. If you can honestly answer yes to that you are going to win in life!
2. Work hard and never give up.
Work Hard and keep on moving forward. When I was young my grandpa died in a tragic tractor accident and it was one of the saddest times for my family and myself. My grandma continued to work the farm, work hard, and give to others.
3. Value God, family, and community.
Keep God, family and community close. My grandma lives in a rural area but she continues to support others through her love and compassion.
4. Lifting weights is important.
Lifting heavy weights makes you strong and fit. My grandfather would be on the road hauling cattle and my grandma would do lots of heavy lifting. In her prime she was in great shape and still is to this day and I am convinced it is because of lifting heavy things all day long. She never went for jogs, used the shake weight, or walked on a treadmill!
5. Stay physically and mentally active as you get older:)
Stay active and moving… The older you get the more important it becomes. My grandma comes to families homes and watches kids, cleans home, plants gardens, helps paint, does laundry and more. Let me tell you she does not sit still.
6. Manage money wisely.
Spend wisely, save for a rainy day, and invest wisely. Along those same lines she said credit cards mismanaged will destroy a person and maybe even a nation. I used to think grandma was paranoid but she is right!
7. Be thankful and happy with your life no matter what.
My grandma is thankful for the smallest things.
8. Run your life with systems.
My grandma has a great routine for her life. She still gets up before the sun comes up.
9. Enjoy a good book and know when to relax but not be lazy.
10. Keep life simple and fun.
Hopefully I have your attention at this point!
Many people believe time is there most important commodity.
I know that time is limited which makes it even more valuable.
So what does this have to do with fitness?
Almost every day I see people waist their time when it comes to fitness!
Why would you want to do this?
The truth is time should be used to your advantage and your workouts should be fast and effective.
There are so many people spending time on slow, unproductive workouts.
When the TRUTH is they could see double the results in about half the time!
I challenge you to make the most of YOUR VALUABLE TIME when you workout.