Almost two years ago, when the pandemic emerged and gyms were forced to close, fitness fanatics around the world scrambled to find options to keep getting their sweat on. From elaborate garage gyms to Googling ‘bodyweight workouts for my tiny apartment,’ the fit would not be deterred.
The start of 2020 was almost three years ago. I can’t wrap my head around this strange thing happening: Somehow, it feels like it was yesterday and a decade ago all at the same time.
When it comes to goals, there are two types of athletes at the gym: I like to call them “Competitive” and “Just for Fun.” The “Just for Fun” athletes want to sweat, laugh and be healthy. The “Competitive” athletes might be training for something like a local CrossFit competition or they’re seeking auxiliary training to achieve skills, build strength and “level up.”
I once read that studies show loneliness is as detrimental to your wellness as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. One of the most prevalent marketing words that followed the pandemic is “together.”
Last week, we talked about the one simple step for getting results: Showing up.I know first-hand how hard it is to go from out of shape and uncomfortable to making fitness a daily habit.