More is Not Always Better: How the Hardcore Workout is Wrecking Us

by Chris Miquel December 03, 2015

More is Not Always Better: How the Hardcore Workout is Wrecking Us


  • The “militarization of fitness,” or the misguided belief that waging “war” on your body is the best way to achieve results, is not a sustainable way to maintain physical health.
  • There are several methods of fitness that can help you understand your body and learn how to nourish, strengthen, and heal, instead of destroy it by pushing yourself to extremes.
  • Confronting your limits and learning to handle discomfort are vital to reaching your fitness goals, but finding moderation and listening to your body’s needs is ultimately key.
We live in the age of CrossFit and trendy exercise methods that leave our bodies broken and sore in the name of “fitness” and achieving certain physical standards and ideals. But how much good are we actually doing when we wage war on our bodies? Jonathan Angelilli explains why we’ve gone seriously wrong with the “Militarization of Fitness,” and why we need to change this mentality if we truly want to pursue a healthy and happy lifestyle. It really seems that we live in a culture so immersed in the idea of aggression that it has seeped into every facet of our society, including our fitness methods and the treatment of our bodies.

Chris Miquel
Chris Miquel


Chris is a serial entrepreneur, internet marketer, and founder of Get Your Fit Together who was an out of shape father who is finally Getting His Fit Together. He started the publication in hopes of empowering a Fitter, Healthier, and Happier You!

He has put together a few eBooks you can download directly through facebook messenger:

8 Fat Burning HIIT Workouts You Can Do Anywhere | The 8 Best Yoga Poses For Aching, Sore Muscles | 11 Top Secret Recipes That Rev Your Metabolism | 12 Easy Muscle Building Recipes Anyone Can Make | 14 Incredible Whole Food Meals The Whole Family Will Love | Turbocharge Your Muscle-Building Results With 14 Exercise Upgrades

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