Lots of folks work hard to hide their age. Mostly these are attempts to change the external image of one's self while downplaying or ignoring what's going on inside. Lifestyle, of course, can determine how rapidly we age (and how hard). It seems as if we like to pretend the process is limited to genetics but the stat shows we're more susceptible to outcomes based on choices rather than what mom and dad left us with.
In a society of tender feelings. Now you can't say something to somebody that's factually true. If truth hurts, you're not supposed to say it. I mean, it's cool to do every other kind of, you know, lie, but when you actually have to make somebody confront what's going on with them, calling somebody out on their crap, it's just not cool anymore. You know? So if somebody is living up, you know, if somebody is living a life that you think that it's putting them in danger, their own health and fitness, you're not allowed to point that out. We've got friends that, they always offer to help in business. They say "How can I help your business?" Like, well, if you can randomly, roll up to people and tell them they're fat and they need to go workout at my gym, go for it.
But that's never going to be welcomed. That's not gonna. That's not a conversation. And I can't really be like, Hey, do you know a John Doe? So he left your name and number and said that I should get in contact with you because you have a weight problem.
The fitness industry has spawned tens of thousands of online fitness professionals, personalities, life coaches, health coaches, and straight-up scammers. In this episode, we review some of the tactics on to avoid dumping your moola on false fitness and how to spot trainers that are worth their salt.
There hasn't been more confusion and misinformation in the health and fitness space than there is right now. If only it were as easy as simply picking a nutrition program and exercising a couple of times a week ... it's not working!!! And to add to the problem the social desensitization of being overweight, living an unhealthy lifestyle, excessive alcohol, binge eating is enabled by social media, family, friends, TV, magazines .... it's madness!
We'll dig deeper into this on this episode. 👊🏼
Unmanaged stress comes up a lot. So much so we're running by a few tactics on stress management again. Simply acknowledging that you're "stressed" or worn-out isn't good enough to keep you in the green. You'll need to put in the work to avoid situations, thoughts, and people that stealing your joy, prematurely aging you, and even shortening your life.
With nearly 30 years in the fitness industry, Barb has seen all the good and bad the field has to offer. We invited Barb on the show to share her thoughts on where the fitness industry is going, what she sees for the future, and gives some practical advice to those looking to work in the industry. Barb also shares some of the psychological obstacles she's experienced as a fitness professional and how to learn get comfortable in your own skin in business that's quick to highlight our flaws.
This is the episode where your excuses go to die. Our last show focused on the support system we all need to be successful in life - this show gets to the core of your intentions. "The Matrix Has You"... are you able to see beyond your current circumstances to see a future devoid of illness, disease, and obesity?