When it comes to REST we have seen it all. From the outright refusal to take a rest day - usually stemming from a belief that it will slow down progress - to the belief that there should be some complex algorithm built into your smart watch that tells you exactly when to take it easy.
We have established that consistency is crucial for lasting results, but how does proper and consistent REST play into that? And how do you know if you are resting too much, too little, or just the right amount?
There is nothing quite as confusing, frustrating, or overwhelming as trying to figure out which “diet” is right for you. For your goals. Your genetics. Your body type. Food preferences. Schedule. The list goes on. The fitness industry and/or “diet culture” has done quite a bang up job of making us feel that if only we could find our magic meal plan then we would FINALLY have the results we’ve been searching for, our nutritional “holy grail”.
This feeling of “more is better” is a staple within the fitness industry. An idea that has been popularized after decades of clever marketing by fitness gurus and get fit quick schemes for as long as we can remember.
The same mindset has been attached to nutrition and eating LESS, or taking MORE supplements to somehow bypass the need for patience while reaching for our health and fitness holy grail.
As we dive into a brand New Year - The Street Parking Members will have all of the tools they need to “take control” or “keep control” of their fitness.
Here are the 4 main ways we are keeping ourselves on track, accountable, and having fun this year!