What If You Can't Exercise? - 1009

What If You Can't Exercise? - 1009

Update: 2023-08-09


Are you going to gain weight if you can’t workout? Will you lose muscle? Do you need to cut your calories? 

In this episode of The Chalene Show, Chalene Johnson explores the emotional and physical challenges people face when needing to pause their exercise routines. Addressing the strong attachment to staying active and its impact, Chalene shares her personal journey of navigating unexpected breaks and encourages embracing the hidden benefits of rest. She delves into research on muscle loss after periods of inactivity, highlighting the importance of healing and growth.

Chalene discusses the consequences of prolonged inactivity, including muscle loss and insulin fluctuations, emphasizing muscle's role in metabolic health. Her own shift from intense workouts to walking and strength training demonstrates the positive outcomes of recovery. She also explores energy balance, calorie adjustments, and the importance of not linking food solely to exercise. Chalene empowers you to value yourself beyond fitness routines, encouraging engaging activities and shares personal experiences with exercise interruptions.

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What If You Can't Exercise? - 1009

What If You Can't Exercise? - 1009

Chalene Johnson