15 weeks without the gym requires a strategy. Whilst some of us have trained, it has probably looked and felt a little different because not all exercise and training is created equal (physiologically speaking). Reconsider trying to undo 15 weeks of bad habits in a single week by applying the following steps.
Have you ever set off for a goal only to self-sabotage or relapse back into old habits? Most people know what to do in the broad sense but why then do so many of us fall off the tracks and back into old habits? If you want to know why, start with this.
Do you remember in school when you would copy the person next to you, only to find out they didn’t have a clue either? So you’d both end up with shit marks? Well, when you’re copying the people you see on Instagram, you’re doing the exact same thing as you did in high school. Here's what you should do instead.
Too many people associate the “pump or burn” with results, so they go faster and faster to chase that feeling thinking that they’re doing the right thing, but they generally result in a fruitless endeavour due to the laws of biomechanics and physiology.
If I was short on time, here’s exactly what I would do each week. It’s so simple, yet quite uncomfortable and has huge benefits. Basic-compound lifts are the most effective and efficient so here's what you should do.
Most of us should desire bigger muscles. Whether that be for aesthetics, performance or just to increase our ability to have a more efficient metabolism. We don’t need to look like juiced-up bodybuilders, but having a lean, athletic frame with as much functional muscle mass is ideal.
How often do we set ourselves a challenge, start off all guns blazing with motivation sky-high, only to come crashing down on the first or second weekend once temptation overcomes us? We then think to ourselves, “fu*# it, I’ve failed. Oh well, in for a penny, in for a pound” and continue ravishing our way through burgers, chocolate bars and bottomless rose’.
Changing your life is a big deal which shouldn't be taken lightly. The fact that you will be changing your behaviours, your character and even your identity comes with big responsibilities. The main reason most people don’t take the leap of faith towards changing their lives is because it means getting uncomfortable and venturing into the unknown.
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