A life of fitness is a game of chess.
The Science of healthy living.
When it comes down to health and fitness, and the cerebral battlefield of chess the simple truth is that they are very much alike.
There are no unearthly and illogical surprises waiting in the dark of night that will upend and change the actual fabric of the landscape.
Your opponent can not cast fiery magic and summon demons from the netherworld to do their bidding.
Instead what we have is a beautifully defined field of known and still developing, yet for now, unknown for you and me facts and variables, and the vast amount of personal choices those known, but evolving facts allows us to make.
And at every step of that personal journey, chess and fitness will leave you standing as the sole commander, at a vast field made up of pure facts and deductive knowledge and the cause and consequences that every single choice will give birth to.
The//Watcher by Lorna Shore
Gym Diaries. Day 8 811.
That is what you are, a proud commander and general, standing at the precipice of a domain that answers to nothing but pure logic and science, equipped with the free will to make your own decision making at every step of the way.
No strings attached.
You are left in absolute and complete control.
Free to go in any direction.
But like any good chess player will tell you, nothing you ever do will alter reality and the consequences of ignoring facts and logical thinking. You are free to lead any which way you wish, but the landscape of your journey ahead is defined at every turn by absolute reality and purely determined logic.
And so, at the end of the day, you make your own individual choices that will lead you step by step across that vast adventure through a domain of scientific facts and known variables, steps that will by their own design take you towards your own goals, or away from them.
But no matter where you go, that journey and direction, and its outcome is all according to your own choosing and you always know which way every choice will take you.
Gym Diaries. Day 8 811
A day of leg and abs. A good morning walk outdoors, midday leg and abs, and evening MMA, and nothing but healthy food.
-squat x 2 set
-deadlift x 7 set
-squat x 3 set
-hip thrust x 3 set
-lunges x 3 set
-hanging leg raises
That is what my informed and highly enjoyed health and fitness day looks like.
But the interesting question is how your day is looking like and what direction your own choices takes you?
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