We’ve all been there. Too tired, too busy, we skip the workout we planned. We know exercise is beneficial: it reduces stress, helps prevent chronic health conditions, manages weight, and increases energy levels. When excuses are all too handy, motivation is hard to come by.
In Part 1 of this article I touched on metabolic flexibility to be something more like our ability to stay ahead of our body’s ever-persistent battle with homeostasis. While part of that statement is true, metabolic flexibility actually focuses on our body’s ability to burn fat and build muscle at certain times. In other words, our body is flexible in the sense that it can burn fat when we’re away from the gym carrying on with our daily lives as we re
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Alright, alright, I know. You can give me all the hell you want for starting another blog post that consists of multiple parts before I finished the second part of my “Metabolic Flexibility” post. Sorry!! Just be glad I’m writing blogs this consistently, will ya?...
One of the things I often see with people that are trying to get into the fitness lifestyle is that they often fall into what I call the "all or none syndrome." Starting a new journey into a healthier lifestyle can be challenging. Oftentimes, it forces people to TOTALLY revamp their daily lives. From sedentary to working out.
More often than not, people are searching for fat loss. That is their goal. Sometimes the word “fat” can be a little harsh to some. Thomas Cox, the founder of MealFit, says, “The worst thing we’ve done as a society is label someone as a macronutrient. We literally call people fat.” Fat is a harsh term because of what we have made it to be. Now people prefer the term “weight” as in a goal of weight loss. Weight can be a number of things. Fat is fat. So we need to d