DiscoverMind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth1256: Staying Motivated When Working Out at Home, the Value of Splitting up at Home Workouts, the Difference Between Going to Fatigue & Going to Failure & More
1256: Staying Motivated When Working Out at Home, the Value of Splitting up at Home Workouts, the Difference Between Going to Fatigue & Going to Failure & More

1256: Staying Motivated When Working Out at Home, the Value of Splitting up at Home Workouts, the Difference Between Going to Fatigue & Going to Failure & More

Update: 2020-03-253
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In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about what to do if less motivated to workout at home vs. going to the gym, the best way to implement an at home exercise program, what to do about a dramatic appetite increase while sheltering at home, and what it means to workout to fatigue vs. going it to failure.

  • Sal’s connection to the situation going on in Italy. (8:08 )
  • Updates on COVID-19. (14:00 )
  • Sal’s self-inflicted paranoia. (15:59 )
  • Justin is a perfectionist. (19:35 )
  • The benefits of ‘all-day’ workouts to break up your day. (22:47 )
  • The power of positivity. (26:30 )
  • The illusion of control. (31:13 )
  • The value of being silly and having fun in these crazy times. (33:45 )
  • Strategies to bring down stress and anxiety. (36:17 )
  • How Facetiming people may be better for your psyche. (38:58 )
  • #MindPumpKitchen updates from the Tahoe House. (40:50 )
  • Exciting news from The Di Stefano’s! (42:05 )
  • Updates on the Mind Pump Gym in Tahoe. (44:08 )
  • Fun Facts with Justin. (45:30 )
  • #Quah question #1 – I find myself less motivated to do home workouts on a consistent basis vs going to the gym on a daily basis. Any insight into why this is and advice on improving the consistency of workouts at home? (49:42 )
  • #Quah question #2 – What is the best way to implement our at-home exercise program? One hour a day of body weight and resistance bands or should we split it up into 2 or 3 20-minute workouts? How can this affect our mental health? (56:00 )
  • #Quah question #3 – I've noticed since being confined to my home, my appetite has dramatically increased. I know I’m not alone in this. Why are we so hungry and what can we do to regulate our intake? (1:01 :23)
  • #Quah question #4 – Can you guys define what it means to take a workout to fatigue? How does this relate to taking it to failure? (1:06 :15)

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1256: Staying Motivated When Working Out at Home, the Value of Splitting up at Home Workouts, the Difference Between Going to Fatigue & Going to Failure & More

1256: Staying Motivated When Working Out at Home, the Value of Splitting up at Home Workouts, the Difference Between Going to Fatigue & Going to Failure & More