Exercise Should Never Be Punishment

A trend that is very troubling and all too prevalent is that exercise should be punishment. Punishment for overindulging the day before doesn’t make you feel good about yourself or encourage healthy relationships with food or exercise. “Destroying” your legs/arms/etc. doesn’t show yourself any self love and doesn’t help you feel good about your body. … Read more

Amy and Kami’s Nutrition Plan

This isn’t really a “diet plan”, it’s more of an explanation of a couple important concepts and a couple guidelines to follow that I think should get you some good results without being too restrictive.

The Point of a “Diet”

Many people start a “diet” because they want to lose weight and change how their body looks. Eating less than you burn is the best way to lose fat, but if you take the foam padding off a pole, you still just have a pole.

Resistance training is the best way to change how your body looks and to give you a fit, healthy look. Don’t trust the influencers you see doing bodyweight hip thrusts or booty blasters to no end, that’s not how they got their results. Following random routines you find on IG won’t get you the results you want either.

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Infinite Games in Health

What are infinite games? Like the name implies, it’s an endeavor that doesn’t end. There’s no final bell or finish line. It’s a game where the goal isn’t to win, it’s to keep playing.

It’s easy to make things that matter finite games but to make the most out of them, now and in the future, you should make them infinite games. Think about relationships, finances, happiness, and health. There’s no finish line for these. There is no pinnacle of fitness or health. Instead, it’s decisions that you make each and every day. I’ve talked about beginning with the end in mind before and why it’s important. The sooner you can learn this and apply it to your health and fitness, the better your life will be.

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How to get results from your home workouts

We’re all stuck at home and gyms are closed. Keeping your progress without a gym can seem daunting but it’s really not that hard if you know what you’re doing. Whether you’re working out at home or in the gym, your body’s physiology doesn’t change. The same rules that you follow to make progress in the gym still apply when you’re at home.

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