Guest Post Snippet:
If you turn on the TV right now, I guarantee within 10 minutes you’ll see a fast food commercial advertising a new product that can be best described somewhere between I would totally eat that if I’m drunk at 3am and I may vomit if I don’t change the channel.
We’ve got Taco Bell literally combining tacos and burritos into one “thing,” pizza places making cookie cakes the size of a large deep dish pizza and Starbucks wanting to line your intestines with glitter thanks to a Unicorn-themed beverage with more grams of sugar in it than I’ve had since 2013.
I’m not sure where you’re reading from, but in the good ol’ USA, bigger is better! More is better! That’s just how we roll, apparently.
Aside from frankenfood items, cars, boats, bank accounts and houses, I’ve noticed a lot of people in the gym wanting to go big or go home. Opting for more of something, even when it can be a detriment to their health.
Despite the cliché stereotype jokes like the ones mentioned above, this is becoming an issue in training. People are pushing themselves to get better, bigger, stronger, faster, etc., which is great to see, but a lot of the execution is poor and counterproductive.
Here are some examples of when more is not better when it comes to your training and nutrition.