As a little kid, I was obsessed with Martial Arts.
My earliest memory was watching ‘Big Trouble in Little China’. An alley fight scene at the start of the film, I watched these guys perform Kung-Fu, amazing scene.
It wasn’t until a few years after this that I first saw Bruce Lee in ‘Enter The Dragon’ then I was hooked- who wasn’t?
Many films had many different forms of Martial Arts and depending on what the film was; I would be obsessed with that particular style for a while.
Even though the one I practised for many years was Tae Kwon-Do, I would be easily seduced by another seemingly awesome form of fighting.
It wasn’t until years later that I realised it wasn’t a particular style that was supreme, but my commitment to the one I always practised.
Nail just one style wholeheartedly and consistently, and it will become second nature and effective.
It wasn’t until I got into the fitness game that I saw a similar pattern of thinking with diet plans.
There is always a better solution, a better plan, more advanced, guaranteed results etc. With Martial Arts you’re learning to defend yourself in many different ways and forms- essentially the result is the same.
With diet plans, you have to wholeheartedly and consistently practice your plan. They nearly always work with the same method in mind -Calorie deficit- with just a slightly different way of achieving the same goal.
Don’t fall for the bows and ribbons, pretty looking plan and stick to the one you started.
As stated above, every single nutrition plan that has weight loss in mind- still has to work with a calorie deficit. Which means it’s not the plan, but staying in a deficit that is important.
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