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Personal development. Personal responsibility.
How is your training going?
Core Principle 9 of Mother Nature's Diet says 'Exercise, daily. Move naturally. Variety, moderation, consistency and structure.'
Do you? Move, daily? With variety and consistency?
Let's focus on the variety bit today.
As a set of basic guidelines, at Mother Nature's Diet we encourage variety, we encourage you to do some cardiovascular exercise, such as running or cycling or swimming, at least a couple of times per week, and some strength training, such as weights, bodyweight calisthenics or similar resistance training, at least a couple of times per week. With a backdrop of walking every day, and a session or two each week of yoga or simple stretching, this makes for a good balanced week - that's plenty of variety.
If you are currently inactive,...
You like your life just the way it is.
You're comfortable where you are, you don't really want to change.
Your body, your weight, your health...how you look and how you feel, you are happy where you are, right?
The brilliant, original and funny Larry Winget says this, and I think he is bang on right.
Perhaps you are sitting reading this. As you sit there, I'll bet you are sitting mostly still, not really moving much at all. I guess you are fairly comfortable. I mean, if you were uncomfortable, you would move, right?
If you were sat there and you were uncomfortable, say your left buttock had 'gone to sleep' or you had pins and needles in one foot, or the chair side was digging into your leg and making you sore, or if there was a lump or spike like an upholstery staple...