1) ASK YOURSELF- WHY DO YOU WANT TO START EXERCISING?
Many people start an exercise program but in a couple of months will end up giving up. Many just view exercise as a chore and it will eventually go by the wayside.
For long term adherence for exercise it is important to find activities or exercise programs that you find more pleasurable.
A question that gets asked often is “how much muscle can I gain”?
Unfortunately because of pro body building, the media, PTs posting about unrealistic (or untrue!!) muscle mass their clients have gained and the comic muscle magazines, people can have unrealistic visions of the amount of muscle that can be gained....
LETS BE CLEAR ABOUT THIS - For most of us it, takes TIME AND EFFORT TO BUILD MUSCLE. How much muscle someone can gain depends on many factors including-
All You Need To Do Is Eat Less, MOVE MORE, To Lose Weight! Why I Think It Is an UNHELPFUL and Poor Statement
It is a phrase that keeps getting repeated but I feel it is an unhelpful statement for people who struggle with their weight as it just too simplistic and vague.
It is a bit like telling an alcoholic that all they have to do is stop drinking or advising someone with depression that all they need to do is “pull themselves together”.
Many people already know that to lose weight we need to expend more energy than we consume. However how many people try to lose weight, diet and exercise but still struggle with their weight. Things are not always so black and white.