Optimal is a term I use a lot as a fitness coach. However, I have found that within in the health and fitness industry, it can mean 3 different things. 1- It can mean everything looks normal so we’re good here (avoid deficiency/fall within normal ranges/average/survive/status quo). 2- It can mean everything looks normal, but some known healthy behaviors would be better (additional benefits/above average/thriving/stronger living).
Most people think that getting healthy means doing exhausting exercise routines, and restricting calories. As a result, many dread the thought of physical activity and eating healthy. This erroneous mindset has become so ingrained in modern society, that most individuals are not willing to commit to making healthy lifestyle choices. If you are one of the millions of people for whom this is true,