Do you care too much about the way you look? Workout coach Jessi Kneeland separates fact from fiction in this telling article about the relationship between how you see your body, your fitness goals, and the effectiveness of your workout routines. From the “Body Awareness Movement” to counter movements, she explains how you can rethink your fitness goals for a more fulfilling exercise experience.
Are you frustrated by the mainstream’s ideas as to what your body should look like, troubled by your own inability to tone certain parts of your body, and unsatisfied with your body? Jessi explains how you can re-assess your workout to make yourself happier, teach your body to respond to your happiness, and attain the fitness goals that you thought were too far to reach.
- Working out with the intention to gain strength, skill, agility, endurance, speed, or power tends to be fun and rewarding, because it’s more like a sport or hobby than a chore or beauty regime!
- Working out with the intention to “fix” something that you hate about yourself tends to come with a whole host of baggage, like negative self-talk
- The old advice was to “eat less and move more,” which led to countless dieters and cardio-bunnies, but that advice didn’t work
“Each person is entitled to do whatever she likes with her own damn body, and there is zero reason for anyone to judge another person’s body, or her motivation for training it.”
Read the full article here:
What The Body-Acceptance Movement Doesn’t Want You to Know!