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My Gym Rules by Peta

My Gym Rules by Peta

I don't think that anyone I know would characterise me as OCD. 

In any way. 

At all. 

Ever.

At time of writing I have 3785 unread emails, and I admit to being the progenitor of our recent clinic chat "You can wash your hair with dishwashing liquid but you can't wash dishes with shampoo." (the residue just doesn't rinse off and it ends up making food taste like Jojoba or Desert Oasis or one of those other beauty product words we all pretend to understand. You're welcome.)

When motivation = meltdown

When motivation = meltdown

In the lead up to summer, the fitness industry is flooding us with 8 week challenges, 2 week unlimited deals, and other varying incentives to get us back in shape.

 

Being motivated to get in shape is great! So what’s the issue?

Strong is the new Strong

Strong is the new Strong

The word ‘strong’ has two meanings when entered into Google, which is obviously a great way to start an intelligent piece of writing.

  1. having the power to move heavy weights or perform other physically demanding tasks.

  2. able to withstand force, pressure, or wear.

Related synonyms include not only words that imply physical toughness; but those that evoke a broader, all encompassing strength; like security, resilience and fortitude. To me, true strength is something that’s inside, something that isn’t necessarily manifested by anything physical. It’s not what you can lift or how big your quads are, it’s the amount of space you take up in the universe, and how strong your convictions and sense of self are. It’s also a little bit about withstanding the ‘force, pressure and wear’ of other people’s bullshit.