Working in the garden. Hiking in the mountains. Vacuuming your entire house. Taking a ride around the bike trail.
There are times when any of those things could count as exercise.
There are also times when, not only should those specific examples not be considered exercise, but other things — like your daily 5 mile run, or an hour lifting weights at the gym — don’t count either.
I’m talking about the difference between exercise and activity. Without...
75% of Americans say they eat healthy. Yet 70% of Americans are overweight.
Clearly there’s a disconnect somewhere.
It might not be your fault. You can do exactly what you’ve been told is healthy and still not get results. Some of it is just bad information. But even advice that caused great success for one person could be wrong for you.
I’ll tell you why that is, so you can find what’s right for you.
“I’m just an average person. I don’t intend to run a 5k. I’m not interested in being a bodybuilder. I don’t have a specific goal or performance aspirations as they don’t pique my interest. So what is the reason to do this…
“Am I just going to be a good ‘worker outer’?”
The heart of this question could be rephrased something like this: “If I just want to lose a little weight, is there any reason to take exercise seri...