Back to basics – Fitness

We live in a whirlwind of data. There is a lot of information about (and misinformation) and it seems increasingly difficult to see the wood for the trees.

In this “back to basics series” I intend to bust a few myths that are robbing us of the results we are promised.

Do you want to lose weight? Get stronger or fitter? There’s a plethora of options to choose from.

How do you choose?

While there are personal factors that will come into play in our decision, we need to go back to basics.

There will always be new fads to build muscles or lose the middle spare tire. But in my experience the solution is simple: eat less and move more to lose weight. Lift more, eat well to gain muscle.

Duffy Gaver trained Marvel superheroes. He doesn’t weigh his clients or push any product. He goes back to basics and it works.

As far as just losing weight, physicist Ruben Meerman demonstrates the science behind it.

It’s a fascinating mechanism but elegantly simple. And have you ever wondered where the fat actually goes? Prepare to be amazed.

So in actual fact, hitting the gym isn’t a prerequisite for losing weight or building muscle.

All we really need is regular exercise, some intensity and a good diet.

Next, I’ll go back to basics on the subject of health.

Reflect, redefine, Rise!


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