Studies have found that most people exercise to change their appearance (such as losing weight), rather than exercising for the purpose of simply wanting to feel better. Exercising can help us with so many incredible things like decreasing our stress and enhancing our wellbeing. But by focusing on your appearance, it can be detrimental to both your mental and physical health. Simply put, this is the wrong way to approach exercise.
In this episode, I dive into this topic with Certified Fitness Trainer, Alexis Pascoal. Alexis has been weightlifting and regularly exercising since age 14, and has had over 200 hours of group fitness instructing experience. Her goal is to use fitness to empower the people around her to build a stronger, radiant, and more confident version of themselves. In more detail, we discuss:
The benefits of exercisingThe problems with the fitness industryHow to combat the narrative that diet culture and the media promotesHow to improve your self-love and confidenceHow you can start working out for the right reasonsAnd more!Connect with Alexis on:
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