Over the years there’s a been a big shift in fitness going on. And I’m afraid this shift is causing more harm than good.
What is it?
We’re slowly relying more and more on external tools to validate what we’re eating and how we’re exercising.
At first thought this might seem like a good thing. Tools like calorie counting apps, the scale, and step trackers add a new dimension to your fitness program and can be very motivating.
But there’s also the flip side to relinquishing control to these tools.
Internal vs External Validation
How old are you?
Now, what does society say about your age and how you’re supposed to feel?
Is that the way you feel?
The calendar is an external validation tool. We brand ourselves with a number and expect to feel a certain way depending on what that number is.
But do we really need a calendar to do that for us? After all, some of us feel younger or older than the age we’re currently assigned.… Continue Reading