The cargo cult of fitness is that everyone wants to build a fit body that looks good (the airplane with material goods), but they want to use a get-fit-quick scheme to do it, such as a crash diet or a new fitness fad (the runway). Instead of changing their lifestyle, they use an approach that is oversimplified, inconsistent, and lacks an understanding of the body as a system.
Today's workout is a short but sweet strength workout, focused on the legs and lats. There are only three movements, and they're relatively simple. You'll need a medium to heavy weight kettlebell and a pull up bar (or a suspension trainer).
While I’m generally a happy person, I have experienced times of sadness, doubt, fear, and purposelessness. In fact, I regularly have periods of time where I feel anxious and/or low. I find it hard to share my negative emotions with others when I’m in that place. I know that other people go through similarly challenging periods. Many actions you can take to improve your mental state are low-hanging fruit, while others are a bit more complicated...
You can’t blame trainers and nutritionists who fulfill the demand, because we all gotta eat, but… are one-size-fits-all nutrition and fitness programs really helping anyone? Shouldn’t trainers teach people an approach that allows for individuality and sets them up for success in the long run?