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Health, fitness, running, weight loss... it doesn't have to be hard! Take it from a guy who's been there and "gets it" - your host, Darrell McTague. Having lost 130 lbs and finished ULTRAmarathons, he's learned it all the hard way so you don't have to.

Jun 15, 2018

Free and cheap isn't always good.

Free and cheap fitness is always an attractive option, but there's a major downside to it that most people don't often consider.

What have you got to lose?

We have, somehow, been conditioned to look for the cheapest thing when we're embarking on a fitness journey. The more stuff you'll give us, the bigger the gym, and the lower the price tag - the more we like it. We judge a gym's value on how much we get and how little we can pay. And if you want to "lock us in" to a contract? Forget it. And we find a gym that fits the bill and we think we're up and running!

Really, we've set ourselves up for failure...

For the full blog post and show notes visit the blog here.

What's in this episode: 

  • We talk about how I went against my own advice (and paid the price)
  • How to know you’re an adult
  • Things to come for the podcast
  • And we have a tough talk about the carrot and the stick, and the problem with free, cheap, and no commitment fitness options.

Episode Resources:

Episode 83 - Fighting Your Body - What Is "Set-Point Theory"?

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