How to get moving when you really don’t feel like it – #3

This is the third in a series of posts discussing how to go ahead with your exercise plans even when you feel like bailing. My last post was about shrinking the task, or making a small commitment to take the first step, which more often than not gets the ball rolling. The third solution requires a bit of … Continue reading How to get moving when you really don’t feel like it – #3

Why diets don’t work in the long-run

For many people, losing weight involves going on some sort of diet. The idea behind diets is to consume fewer calories than you expend, which will lead to weight loss over time. But the problem with diets is that they cannot produce long-term results alone, unless you maintain that lower calorie count for good. This is because the … Continue reading Why diets don’t work in the long-run

How to get moving when you really don’t feel like it – #2

This is the second of a series of posts I am writing about how to get past that common road-block of "I don't feel like it" when it comes to exercising. In my first post I discussed the use of a mindfulness-style approach. If this alone worked for you - fab. If not, keep practising, … Continue reading How to get moving when you really don’t feel like it – #2

How to get moving when you really don’t feel like it – #1

We've all been there - some of us more often than others - in that situation where you're meant to be doing some exercise, but when the time comes you're really tempted to just bunk off and do it another day. This might happen if you're tired, stressed, moody, distracted, or maybe you simply just don't feel motivated. … Continue reading How to get moving when you really don’t feel like it – #1