The Psychology Of Fitness

Mindsets, Body Types and Everything In Between
Single-Armed Clean and Press

Single-Armed Clean and Press

In this 3 and a half minute video, the single-armed clean and press is shown along with common errors that are typically made when trying to learn the movement.

This movement is a good addition to most people’s fat loss programs because it’s such a large movement.  The movement basically starts on the ground and ends overhead.  By doing so, it incorporates most, if not all, of… Continue reading

Continue Reading
Ultimate Physique Rules #11 ~ Cardio

Ultimate Physique Rules #11 ~ Cardio

The reason why this is rule #11 and not #1 – 10 is because most people rely too much on “cardio” and neglect all of the other aspects that they should be taking into consideration, such as strength training and eating right when trying to obtain their “Ultimate Physique.”

With that said, Steady State Cardio, primarily jogging and elliptical work, can be one of the least effective tools for Fat Loss – Period.  In… Continue reading

Continue Reading
Quick Tip #23 ~ Move Past the “No Time” Excuse

Quick Tip #23 ~ Move Past the “No Time” Excuse

Have you ever said you don’t have “enough time” to workout, because you “only” had 25 minutes to workout? I’m pretty sure you have, as we all have. The bottom line is it’s a nonsense excuse. In 11 minutes (of which two were spent foam-rolling and 1 minute “warming up”) I can easily give you one of the hardest workouts you’ve ever had. So any “excuse” of not enough time… Continue reading

Continue Reading
The Final Word on Making a Change!

The Final Word on Making a Change!

Individual and Personal Change is one of the most interesting things that you can delve into.  I’ve spent more time looking at why and how people change more so than any other aspect in my entire life. 

How do people change?  Sometimes it’s good timing and a coincidence that shifts a person’s habit.  They move and with that new environement start new actions, which lead to new habits. 

Why… Continue reading

Continue Reading
Quick Tip #22 ~ Be Prepared

Quick Tip #22 ~ Be Prepared

Chance favors the prepared.

Most of the time the problems I hear with failing on a diet or not going to the gym fall on “controllable” matters.  Certainly there are times when life gets in the way and doesn’t allow you the freedom you want to make the “best” food choices.  This doesn’t mean you can’t still make good food choices, even when last minute things arise.

The key is… Continue reading

Continue Reading
Tuesday Psych Post ~ Use Positive Deviance to Your Advantage

Tuesday Psych Post ~ Use Positive Deviance to Your Advantage

Most people when they try to take on a new habit such as exercise or eating healthier do so by focusing on how they’ve failed to stick to a diet or workout program in the past.  They focus on the times they’ve faltered instead of focusing on those moments when they’ve been able to overcome fatigue and temptation to stick to their new habits.  By focusing on those times when… Continue reading

Continue Reading
Monday Workout ~ Best “Non-Cardio” Cardio Exercises

Monday Workout ~ Best “Non-Cardio” Cardio Exercises

I really hate jogging on a treadmill.  In fact, I would rather do almost any other exercise rather than jog on a treadmill.

With that said, I do believe in High Intensity Interval Training and Metabolic Resistance Training.

With that said, I will list 4 of my favorite “non-cardio” Cardio moevements.

1 – High Bench Step

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
Continue Reading