Walking – the most basic form of human movement and also something you’re probably sick of your fit bit, apple watch, the news, and your doctor telling you to do more of. We all know we need to move more but, could it be completely wrong for your goals?
When something becomes a buzzword in the fitness industry it’s usually because someone found a concept or modality that has incredible purpose and benefit when applied correctly and attempts to take the work out of it to make it “easier” for the general public. Unfortunately that also often robs people of the benefits.
Ketogenic dieting is a great case in point. Something with great benefits in clinical applications, an ancient diet, and a subject with an incredibly deep pool of knowledge, has been dumbed down to “don’t eat bread or pasta” and thus, has given the now trendy diet, a bad rap.
Though not as popular as keto (or what people think is keto), intuitive eating is a buzzword that has been twisted from it’s original intention.
Here’s the run down on what it is, what it isn’t, who it’s for, and who it isn’t: