Founding partner at LIFE ON FITNESS. I'm a fitness enthusiast (not a fitness 'professional'). Being massively obese, I started my fitness journey at around the age of 14. It wasn't the cool thing to do yet, and didn't even know what my life was missing. It only got better as I researched, tried, studied, and tested evermore fitness elements and knowledge. I write my thoughts with the hopes of inspiring even one person to achieve their life goals as well as their fitness goals. But most importantly enjoy and get the best out of life.
Taking a step back to move forward is often beneficial. There are different reasons to do it and not all methods include it, but a deload week is worth consideration and may work for you as it did for me.
Essentially the Olympic Games is entertainment. But the levels of work, from the mental and physical fitness required to the back stories and journeys of many of the athletes can be a great source of inspiration.
We can discuss the football. We can even discuss how great of a player Ronaldo is and how much impact his activities can have. With all the exchanges surrounding his Coca Cola snub, there was one important conversation missing.
The fitness mistake I made all those years ago still has lasting consequences today. However, I have no regrets. I lost the weight and am physically strong, fit, and healthy. But maybe others can learn from it.