- 11th Law of Exercise: Food and Supplements
You are what you eat! Food and supplements are your fuel. The right fuel gives you proper energy, aids recovery, and helps balance brain chemistry . . .
- 10th Law of Exercise: Flexibility
Flexibility is the fountain of youth. Flexible people are much less prone to injury. Yoga and stretching allow you to bring more intensity to your workouts . . .
- 9th Law of Exercise: Loving It
Exercise involves commitment, determination, planning, consistency, and intensity. If you don't like what you're doing, there's no way on earth you'll succeed. Enthusiasm is a very big piece of the puzzle . . .
- 8th Law of Exercise: Sleep (and Stress)
Stressed out, sleep-deprived people don't eat right and exercise regularly. Stress depletes your energy, strength, and desire, while poor sleep habits affect your moods . . .
- 7th Law of Exercise: The Plan
SCHEDULE ALL WORKOUTS IN ADVANCE. This creates accountability. Plan an entire month ahead of time. Try to schedule as many workouts as possible with friends who have similar goals . . .
- 6th Law of Exercise: Sports
Take the onus off of weight, inches, and body fat percentages and put the focus on MOVING—from dancing, rock climbing, and mountain biking . . .
- 5th Law of Exercise: Reality
Why do we want life to be different than it is? Why do we think about who we were and who we're going to be more than who we are? We certainly talk a good game about who we are now . . .
- 4th Law of Exercise: Purpose
Exercise and eating right help you feel better. When you feel better, you do more. When you do more, you meet other people. A healthy lifestyle gives us the energy to be better than before . . .
- 3rd Law of Exercise: Intensity
You're tougher than you think. The fear of pain or injury from working out is a mindset steeped in failure. You must learn to "find the line." . . .
- 2nd Law of Exercise: Consistency
Improvement and change occur when you do things often. Stopping and starting all the time will kill any momentum you need to succeed. You must find ways to stay in the game . . .
- 1st Law of Exercise: Variety
Variety is the spice of life and fitness. A lifetime of health and fitness is achievable when you can think outside the
box . . .