All or Nothing Mindset? NEAT Ideas for Reframing Exercise

If you’re like most people, myself included, at some point you’ve talked yourself out of exercise because you can’t do it “right,” meaning if your workout doesn’t fit a preconceived notion of what you “should” do that you will instead do nothing at all. Oftentimes, this notion takes the form of something like, “I haveContinue reading “All or Nothing Mindset? NEAT Ideas for Reframing Exercise”

The Only Way to Exercise

Did my title get your attention? It would make me roll my eyes if I saw it in Internet land. I don’t like dogma and absolute dictates. I don’t like when people can’t attempt to appreciate other perspectives, exercise included. There is value to most every kind of exercise. I think the confusion lies mostlyContinue reading “The Only Way to Exercise”

Lose 15 Pounds in 2 Weeks! Is Your Goal SMART?

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: “I lost 15 pounds in just 2 weeks on…” There are always eye-catching and ear-catching statements out there in the world, and perhaps this loss really did happen for someone somewhere. But was that a healthy goal? Very questionable. Is it even a realistic goal? Uh… Let’sContinue reading “Lose 15 Pounds in 2 Weeks! Is Your Goal SMART?”