It was one of the first workout programs I ever did. I worked out a lot. I ate six small meals a day. And each Sunday I had a “cheat day.”
How do I handle a partner, spouse, or significant other that hates fitness and/or doesn’t support my fitness goals?
How do I get (or stay) fit when I TRULY have no time because I’m working 80-hour weeks? …and/or I spend most waking moments keeping my young offspring / chaos agents alive in spite of their relentless commitment to mayhem?
Ahoy! At MFF, we pride ourselves on not only giving a shit, but actually tracking measurable outcomes. It’s all well and good to care about our Ninjas. But if you ask me, that’s just table stakes.
In today’s missive, I have a humiliating tale of High School Mark with a fitness takeaway for ya… But first off, please let me celebrate you. It’s been almost an entire year since the world shutdown. We are slowly, slowly coming out of it. With any luck, we’re a few months away from things starting to feel a bit more normal.
Our life is a reflection of our habits. We’re all exposed to the winds of chance and luck. But when we focus on our circle of control, habits play a leading role.
The first woman who stole my heart was Penny from Inspector Gadget. You’re welcome to laugh all you like. But as a five year old, what wasn’t there to love?
If you’re someone that really wants to “get it right,” this can be a hard habit to break. After all, “getting it right” has probably brought you many good things in life. And there’s a time and place for dialing in every single little detail.
You know, turns out you CAN have too much of a good thing… I want to share some insight on an important — and tricky — fitness question: How often and how hard should you be working out?
I think you’ll find this mental trick very valuable. Particularly if you’re struggling to keep up your New Year momentum. And since we all let momentum slide sometimes, it’s a good trick to have in your pocket.