Archive for the 'fitness culture' Category

Does staying discipline have to suck? No, but you'd never know if you'd look at how popular culture treats this important part of active living. This week, using a terrible bread a...

Let's talk about laziness. Have we oversimplified this complex concept? Of course! I'll use examples from nature to make the point that we're still animals wired to see energy expe...

How well do you take care of the machine? This week, I dig down with philosophical mental performance coach, Dr. Jason Brooks, about the often neglected necessity of recovery. Not ...

Last week, I interviewed November Project co-founder Brogan Graham about the evolution of this fascinating free fitness movement. In the second half of my two part feature on Novem...

Time to call B.S. on another toxic artifact of today's fitness culture. In this episode, Kelly jumps on a recent exercise physiology study in a scientific journal called Sport to d...

So you've built a routine based on attractive "action"; activities that you like, but will this be enough? There's something else we need consider for the long-haul. What is it? Th...

In this special episode, Kelly fields three listener questions about struggling with her motivation to strength train, what Kelly does when he doesn't "feel like" exercising, and t...

You've seen them, those so-called "motivational phrases" that make you feel pretty awful about yourself. Today, I pluck 7 from the heap to reveal part of the troublesome mindset to...

Is your self-talk lacking self-compassion? This week, guests Dr. Shaelyn Strachan of the University of Manitoba and PhD Candidate Laura Meade of Kings College (London) break down t...

29 Compare if you Dare

Franklin Roosevelt said, "Comparison is the thief of joy"... but does that go far enough? This week Kelly breaks down the massive temptation to compare our fitness journeys to othe...

Is a lack of time really holding you back from a more active life? This week, Kelly brings some MUCH needed context to this misunderstood barrier, including what the research is ac...

Don't feel like a real runner, a real lifter, or a real yogi? In this episode, Kelly exposes a potential source of "imposter syndrome", gatekeeping. *** *Feel Like It is on Audible...

After a run through his home town, Kelly talks about the power of our fitness past to motivate us in the future. Tune in as he discusses what you can pull from your own history to ...

23 A Digital Kick

In the wake of last week's episode entitled "Poking the Pain", Kelly shares a favorite strategy that can provide a spark when you're mired in a fitness funk. In other digital news,...

There's a phenomenon few people use when exercising; it's called the Peak-End Rule. In this episode, I'll help you apply it so you can take more control of your motivation to move....

So you want a fitness routine you can maintain... but is your mindset hampering your motivation? This week, Dr. Kelly Doell redefines "success" in a way that might be the mental sh...

Time to call BS on yet another cultural trend. Today's "no excuse" culture won't help you in the long run. In this episode, Dr. Kelly Doell deconstructs toxic "no excuse" messaging...

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