The Pitfalls of Thinking Short-Term In Fitness

How should trainers approach training females vs. males? How does developing habits help people achieve the results they’re looking for? Why is it more important to chase volume than intensity? These are just some of the questions addressed in today’s episode by Andrew Read. Listen in to hear what Andrew has to say about training women for the fire brigade, the pitfalls of short-term thinking, and how Andrews online, habit-based programs are helping people.

Topics Discussed in This Episode:

  • Andrew’s plans to go trekking with his mother
  • The training plan that Andrew put together
  • Training females in the fire brigade
  • Realistic and unrealistic goals
  • The pitfalls of thinking short-term in fitness
  • Andrew’s online habit-based programs
  • How Andrew’s training has changed
  • Why it’s important to chase intensity instead of volume

Quotes From the Show:

“I enjoy working with people. That’s the thing I like most and that’s what I want to spend most of my time on.”

“That’s part of the problem. We do everything in short-term.”

“I would much rather train someone six to seven days a week at like 60-70% than four days a week at 80%.”

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