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Why Trying to Burn Calories is a Waste of Your Time:
- You can’t burn enough.
There’s no way we can undo the calories we consume with the calories we burn through exercise. There is no way exercise can make up for a bad diet. It’s just not possible. One muffin kills an eternity on the stationary bike. It’s why calorie-burning will never add up in our favor.
- Calories aren’t just calories.
Our bodies are much better at processing foods found in nature than foods made in a factory. This is why avocados, bananas, and coconut water are far better for us than fast food, chips and soda — even if the calorie count is the same. It’s not about the calories. So if we’re going to get to healthy and happy, it’s also not about burning the calories.
- Ignoring how you feel is a conversation-killer.
Here comes your mind-body connection. If what you practice in your exercise is ignoring how you feel, you kill the conversation with your body. Your body is wonderfully communicative. Your body loves talking to you! And on top of it, your body is extremely smart. But if it’s telling you “Hey this doesn’t feel good, please stop!” and you just keep ignoring that because, after all, exercise is supposed to be miserable — then you lose that conversation. You disconnect from your body, and things don’t get better from here.
So how do we turn it around? How do we get in front of the choices we make, rather than follow them around and try to fix things?
How To Change The Exercise Game
- Forget corrective calorie burning as the goal.
Forget “The worse I feel, the better this is for me!” Because we know it doesn’t work. The more we ignore how we feel — the more we practice feeling bad as a good thing — the more we disconnect from our body’s brilliant messaging about what we need to be healthy and happy.
What we practice while we exercise is pretty much how we live all day long. Practice ignoring how we feel, and we lose the chance to feel good. So let’s stop ignoring, and thinking it’s OK to feel crappy when we exercise.
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I am happier now allowing myself to have “junk food” free of guilt than I ever was forcing lettuce down my throat and struggling to eat under 1,200 calories a day while exhausting myself over exercising.
This is recovery.