Strategies and tips you can use to get achieve a more foresighted lifestyle, as easily as possible.
Although strategies are noted under one category only, most obviously apply to several of them!
Get enough physical activity
Getting enough can be done by getting more volume and/or increasing its intensity.
- Mindset shift: consciously seek and relish physical efforts
- Don’t let social norms around movement constrain you, Become invulnerable to social awkwardness
- Many more activities than you think are actually excellent training activities: Reframe your definition of training: you’ll train more and more effectively
- Training out and about is not only as effective as in the gym, but more so: Know the incredible value of training in non-fitness environments
- Training many times in small amount of time throughout the day is as beneficial as a 1h workout
- Get more physical activity with Simultaneous Training: adding movement to otherwise quite sedentary tasks
- Train more with Opportunistic Training
- Difficult to reframe daily activities as good movement opportunities? Add intensity to them with contextual visualization
- Carry weight in your everyday activities
Get enough variety of physical activity
- Don’t train for specific movements, train for broad physical capabilities. Otherwise, you’re artificially limiting both variety and your overall training opportunities.
Try to cover most natural movements
- An easy way is through the Movnat method: A short primer on Movnat®, its benefits & advantages as a fitness practice
Minimize sedentary time
Minimize the constraints on our bodies
- switch to more minimalist shoes
Reconnect and spend more time outdoors, ideally in nature
- Even 10 mins in a small urban park is highly beneficial
Find and connect like-minded humans sharing your views and values
- join us!
- Look at our Movement Inspirations page & get inspired and energized
Re-incorporate discomforts in our lives
- refrain from—completely—protecting yourself from the elements
- safely incorporate risk in your training