The Gray Matter Blog
The secret to staying motivated and reaching your goals
We've all experienced that moment when we're halfway through a book, a fitness program, or a project for work, when suddenly our motivation starts to dwindle. It's a frustrating and all-too-common experience that I like to refer to as "the problem of the middle". Naturally, motivation runs high at both the beginning and the end of every time-constrained undertaking. The start of a project is a fresh and exciting phase filled with anticipation and enthusiasm. We get excited to envision endless p
Are you eating and training for performance, aesthetics, or longevity?
Choosing exactly one of these areas to focus on is a necessary step to achieve your health and fitness goals. * 🧗🏻♂️ A performance focus means prioritizing improvements in performance metrics (e.g. mile time, 1 rep max deadlift, sport-specific performance, etc). * 👙 An aesthetic focus means prioritizing sculpting your physique to a lean, toned look. * 👵🏻 A longevity focus means prioritizing general health in order to set yourself up for more pain-free years of life. Clearly, everyone