Health & Fitness

Why You Will Stay Out Of Shape Until You Stop Being So Insane

Goals are great. Consistency is better.

Chris Davidson
In Fitness And In Health
8 min readJun 22, 2024

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Hey, you look smart, so let’s see if you can figure out this conundrum…

  • If Person A aims to run 3 times a week and lift weights twice a week, and follow an intermittent fasting approach to losing weight…
  • And Person B plans to lift weights 4 times a week, do zero cardio and eat a relatively low carb diet to lose some weight…
  • And Person C will do bodyweight training at home and some HIIT classes at a local gym, and just try to eat ‘healthily’…

… which person will succeed in losing the stubborn weight they want from their bellies, thighs and lower back and be happy with how their bodies look and feel?

Well, Plot Twist, these are 3 real people who became coaching clients of mine. They were exasperated about why nothing seemed to work. And as I told them, all their plans would work in theory…

But they were unable to stick them consistently enough to get anywhere.

If you’re spinning your wheels and getting nowhere, your program is probably OK too. So let’s figure out how you can build the consistency you need to stick with your plan to get back in…

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Chris Davidson
In Fitness And In Health

Coach for busy, out-of-shape Over-40s • Dad of 3 • Irishman • Trainer • Writer • Free Over-40s Fat Loss, Fitness & Lifestyle Programs : www.offacoach.com/free