You may have heard this before - eating less is beneficial for your health, longevity, and well-being. In fact, certain cultures take this principal quite seriously. In Japan,2 a nation with one of the longest life expectancies at 84.3 years, have a rule called Hara Hachi bu. The teaching translates to eating until you are eight parts (out of ten) full. While caloric restriction can be helpful for the average person, eating too little isn’t great for everyone, especially those looking to optimise their athletic performance, build muscle, lose etc. Today’s post
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Let’s face it: Balance has become somewhat of a buzzword in the last few years. Its most common use applies to work-life balance and learning how to balance fitness and your social life. Like most people, you’re probably tired of hearing old cliches and vague statements that don’t offer any actual value. What does balance mean, anyway? How do we achieve it? What if we don’t want balance but prefer to go all-in on our goals? We’ve put together this short guide to help you understand what balance truly is, why it’s essential, and
Have you ever wondered why some people achieve fantastic fitness results, where others stagnate for years and continuously struggle with consistency? Is it because of discipline, good genetics, luck, or having the right training plan? Sure, these things are beneficial and play some role in the equation. But everything, including our choices, beliefs, and actions, comes from the mind. More specifically, it all comes down to the mindset we carry. But what does that even mean? How can we go about improving our mindset? Today, we’ll go over everything you need to know.
You’ve probably heard the saying, “You are what you eat.” Sure, it tends to be a bit overused these days, but there is a lot of truth to it. The fact is, we are what we eat, and making better nutritional choices can have a significant impact on our health, well-being, energy levels, and fitness results. In this post, we’ll take an in-depth look at the importance of having a balanced diet. More importantly, we’ll go over what constitutes a balanced diet and how you can go about improving your nutrition. Let’s dive
When it comes to getting the body you’ve always dreamed of, it can be a daunting journey to get started on. Everywhere you look there are different diets, a plethora of different tips and theories and many suggestions on how you should train to fulfil your goals.