What's More Powerful than Willpower? Compassion
Specifically: Self-Compassion. That little voice in your head can be very rude and loud: “Not good enough. Not strong enough. Too lazy. If only I was more…” The tough thing...
Effective Weight Loss Relies on Science not Willpower
“I could exercise more, eat more vegetables, be “healthier”, lose weight… if I only had more willpower.”
Age is not a barrier when it comes to weight loss
Our bodies change as we age. It’s natural to experience decreases in bone and muscle mass, leading to decreases in metabolism and increased body fat. “Natural” does not mean...
Three Paths to Happiness: Sunshine, Sleep, & Serotonin
Happier, fulfilled, satisfied, optimistic…? However you define “great wellbeing” I bet we all could use an extra boost of “feel good” hormones these days.Happier,...
Your Motivation to Exercise is Vital
Mental health is deteriorating. Levels of physical activity are also deteriorating. We know the two are inextricable. We will do everything we can to keep you – Dear Member – as...
Why You Need to Workout Outside this Winter
It’s not winter yet – but you need this advice now, because some preparation is required: You may need specific gear, and you ideally need to begin exposure now – before it gets...
The most remarkable IronMan?
Determination, perseverance, optimism, and hope. For Chris Nikic these traits fueled hours of grueling training and ultimately pushed him over the finish line on his way to becoming the very first...
Does Lactic Acid Impair Performance?
We’ve been touting the benefits of high intensity training (HIT). These anaerobic training bouts make your muscles and lungs burn to the point where you have to stop or slow down....