Intensity: Your Limiting Factor
People have so many types of fitness goals:
Body Composition Changes
Strength Gains (Including Gymnastics)
Now that we have listed out the ideal results we can dive further into the reasons for not achieving them.
In order to achieve results you need intensity.
Here is the definition as it pertains to physics – magnitude, as of energy or a
force per unit of area, volum e,time, etc.
So how is this the reason you are are not getting results?
You may currently be working with intensity less than 1-2 times per week. I am not saying you should have high intensity workouts every session; however, pushing yourself more often will yield greater results. Not every session requires maximum intensity; however, not every session requires you to workout within your comfort zone. You must push out of this zone and get acclimated to the discomfort.
By NO means do I think you should be at full intensity every session, for that would be a recipe for burnout and injury. however, choosing two sessions out the week say to allow yourself to have a bit more intensity whether that be loading or speed will help you get your results faster.
If you training is merely a check in the box or a check-in on Facebook, you are in for futile journey. Be present and constantly strive to push your limit at the appropriate time.
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