I think we can all agree that today’s way of living, combined with lockdowns, are not helping our health and wellbeing. We see an influx of technology and electronic devices entering into the fitness world. On the one hand, it’s great that it keeps people more engaged and helps them to get a sense of achievements and progress.
You probably are aware that making healthy lifestyle choices would benefit your wellbeing & happiness in the long term.
You’ve tried it many times before. You feel motivated to eat better, exercise more, spend less time on your phone. Maybe you tried to drink less coffee, quit smoking or add other positive habits.
Intermittent fasting is an eating pattern where you cycle between periods of eating and fasting, this can have positive benefits for your brain and body. The most popular seems to be 16h fasting combined with 8h eating window but fasting itself can even last days.
Life is like walking into a cold lake, it starts shallow, and you enjoy the feel of water on your feet. The sensations you feel are pleasant and walking barefoot is always refreshing. But as you progress and it gets harder to walk, water is resisting your pace; more effort is needed if you want to proceed. The water may not feel so good anymore – it is more tiring, and you need to be cautious where you step. If water is freezing, it’s more difficult to breathe, and you have no choice but to stay calm, breath until you get to the point you can’t reach the bottom of the lake and you have to start the swim.
When I was five years old, my father introduced me to ice hockey, that’s when it all began for me, I started building my identity-based habits without realising it.
Why some people always find a way and make it to the gym while for others it’s a burden and they would instead do thousands of other things?