Archives for February 2014

Feeling guilty about not exercising enough?

Prisoner in striped uniform on white

Doing time.

Last Friday I participated in my first ever Twitter chat hosted by Carla Birnberg and Roni Noone. The topic of the chat was the #wycwyc principle: (doing) what you can, when you can.

During the chat there was an interesting discussion about the #wycwyc concept, all or nothing thinking and the feeling of guilt that is often associated with exercise.  I’m occasionally prey to those feelings myself and that’s why the discussion stuck in my memory. [Read more…]

February focus: More movement, less exercise

february-focus-moveJanuary is  over and I’ve chosen a new focus for February.

My January focus was #wycwyc – doing what I can, when I can. I applied the “wickwick” principle to incorporate more exercise in my daily life, cleaning my home and getting things done immediately – instead of just thinking about doing stuff.

Tackling things immediately was perhaps the most important achievement to me.

What comes to my February focus, it’s almost a continuation to the wycwyc principle. In February, my goal is to add more movement and more movement variety to my daily life. I got the inspiration from Katy Bowman’s article This year, exercise less on Breakingmuscle.com and from reading other posts on her blog. [Read more…]