WHY ‘No Pain No Gain’ IS BULL$#!T
This could be the most damaging maxim in the fitness/performance industry. Not because it doesn't have merit, there is a certain amount of discomfort necessary when pushing past previous limits to progress with health and performance goals, the issue is in the distinguishing of different types of ‘pain’. Pain noun A highly unpleasant physical sensation caused by illness or injury. This is the pain commonly experienced by gym goers, under the impression that this is normal, th
What I learned in 2015-16 Part 2 - Audit your day, be honest.
I liked to think I was pretty much as productive as I could be, but on auditing my own day I realised I was, and still am, wasting a lot of time. People like to think they are busy, it makes us feel like we are moving forward and achieving, and I was one of these people. Hardly enough time to get everything in, and often feeling overwhelmed by my to-do list. I found myself saying these words a lot when asked if I had done some something I was supposed to do; “I didn’t have ti