How Much Is Enough Exercise Anyway?

How Much Is Enough Exercise Anyway?

You know that nagging feeling you should be doing more: more exercise, eat healthier, meditate more often, lose more weight…. The list goes on and on and on. It’s an exhausting place to live, because that thought is always in the background of your attention,...

Strength, beyond your muscles. 

As we discussed with cardio, we often talk about strength training in terms of the long-term benefits. Yet your brain really cares about the instant rewards of doing something. But what if the instant ‘reward’ you get from lifting weights is muscle soreness and...

How to drop the ‘should’ in exercise

If we know we should exercise, why do we struggle with it? The answer is complex, but as I said in my last blog series there is one word in that statement that changes everything. ‘Should’ makes exercise an externally-imposed activity with future results. Why does...