As you can imagine, I read a ton of books, some that have to do with the health and fitness realm and others that don't. Most of my time in college was spent reading text books and research journals, so a bulk of what I read to this day is just that, text books and research journals.
It's been quite difficult to switch to something other than those materials, but I do from time to time.
But that's not what I want to talk about today, this is a book that I have found really helpful to those just beginning their weight lifting journey. Brad Schoenfeld has done a great job creating this resource and I find myself recommending it quite a bit.
You can find the book here if you're interested in picking up a copy yourself: amzn.to/2IVFJaC
Having been in the health and fitness realm for as long as I have been, you notice things. That goes for any field really, you start to see trends and shifts in approaches. However, it seems that there is something missing in this field and I think it's empathy.
There has been a big push in our society to combat things like intolerance and hate, but in the health and fitness industry this seems to only be trickling in.
Most of us pursued this field because we truly wanted to help people, others on the other hand see it as another revenue stream. These tend to be people that haven't spent money on education, let alone have any sort of degree. They tend to be more about themselves and reaching their own goals versus helping their clients reach their goals.
I could be misreading this situation, but I doubt it.
What are your thoughts.
This was the very first official episode I did for Evolved Athletix Radio. I have to admit, this wasn't my very best, but I've never really been one to drag my feet on things, so I jumped right in.
With anything, you have to get the ball rolling and everything begins to fall into place as you learn how to navigate through the building, developing, and delivering.
Much like how most of us started are fitness journey's.