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Understanding & Combating the All-or-Nothing Mentality | PD Podcast Ep.82

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We've all, at some point, struggled with the all-or-nothing mentality. Within fitness, this mentality can creep in when it comes to lifting, nutrition, and even competing. Listen in as Sue and Alex sit down and discuss how life happens, goals and priorities change, and how to make the mindset shift to recognize those factors while allowing grace for yourself. 

As always, it is our goal not only to supply you, the listener, with valuable insights on the topics or questions but also to plant some seeds for further research and thought. Without further ado, let's get into today's episode.


(0:00) Intro—What is the "all-or-nothing" mentality and what are some of the dangers?

(5:31) How competing can exacerbate the all-or-nothing mentality

(9:54) How thinking about cars can help you combat the all-or-nothing mindset

(14:40) Various ways all-or-nothing thinking can affect us

(17:51) The value of understanding momentum & how to reframe your situation

(22:40) Why the fitness industry is less all-or-nothing and more "gray" than it seems

(35:48) Things you can do to combat the all-or-nothing mentality

(44:29) Final thoughts & wrap-up

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