Fit for Life: The Science of Exercise
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Fit for Life: The Science of Exercise

Six steps to living the permanent exercise lifestyle. Science-driven, whiteboard-story designed, YOU focused.
4.3 (56 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
2,104 students enrolled
Created by Chris Cutter
Last updated 5/2020
English
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • By the end of this program, you can expect to create a science-based plan to integrate exercise into your life in a permanent way.
Requirements
  • No pre-requisite knowledge or materials required
Description

Have you started an exercise routine with excitement only to give up 5 days later?

Does it feel like the world around you is designed to keep you from getting fit?

Do you ever wonder about those people who get out to exercise 30+ minutes every day?

If yes, then this class is designed for you.

Hundreds of people young and old have learned the Science of Exercise from LifeDojo; it's time for you to find out what all the fuss is about.

Based directly on up-to-the-minute behavior science research from leading thinkers at Harvard, Stanford, MIT, Princeton, UPENN and others, every minute of Fit for Life is designed to inspire, motivate, and result in changing your behavior!

Imagine it. Every day you find the time to exercise. You are motivated; even excited to get your workout gear on and get out the door. You sleep soundly, feel happier, focus better and think clearer. No more guilt; no more failed new years resolutions. You have cracked the code; you are fit for life.

In this course, you will learn:

1. The incredible benefits of exercise; hint: you will be shocked at how important it is!

2. The history of exercise. How humans used to exercise 2+ hours a day, and why today's modern life makes it so difficult to get fit.

3. The six essential steps you need to take to succeed in living a permanent enjoyable exercise lifestyle. No more fads, gimmicks, or trends. Just proven methods that work.

Now comes the best part: Our entire class is offered in a fun, whiteboard-style story, that will have you laughing, learning, and connecting more than any other class you've taken!

So don't put-off your future one more day. For the cost of one personal training session, one new gym gadget you see on TV, or one month at your local gym, you can learn everything you need to know to succeed. Join the class today!

Who this course is for:
  • People who want to break the cycle of try and fail, who want to live an exercise lifestyle.
Course content
Expand all 16 lectures 01:13:43
+ Introduction
1 lecture 04:01
We all know we should exercise; but somehow, it gets lost amidst our busy lives.
Preview 04:01
+ Benefits of Exercise
3 lectures 14:16
We all know Exercise has a positive impact on our physical health.  How much?  You'll be surprised.
Preview 04:30
Exercise makes you smarter, more focused, and more alive.
On the Mind
05:17
Exercise fights depression, anxiety and stress in ways you wouldn't have imagined.
Preview 04:29
+ The History of Exercise
3 lectures 17:56

Exercise has been here from the beginning.

Ancient History
06:44

The rise and fall of exercise

Recent History
07:58

The crisis of inactivity today makes exercising a true challenge to "get to".

Modern Crisis
03:14
+ The 6 Essential Steps to Exercise Success
8 lectures 35:28

There is a silver lining for the modern crisis. It's found in Naperville, IL

Naperville Revolution
05:57

Choosing an exercise routine you enjoy is crucial to success

Step One (1): Right Exercise
04:54

Beyond the right exercise, choosing the right reasons for exercising is key to success.

Step One (2): Right Reasons
04:27

The millions of things that surround you predict your behavior.  Get control over it today.

Step Two: Change Your Environment
04:43

Making a plan sounds tedious, but it's the single most important step!

Step Three: Outline A Plan
04:20

One way to assure failure is to start with too big a challenge.  Start small and build for success.

Step Four: Start Small and Build
04:44

Find exercise allies to increase your chances of long-term success.

Step Five: Check Your Social Network
03:36
Once you get going, measuring your progress is key to sustaining the exercise lifestyle.  
Step Six: Measure Progress
02:47
+ Conclusion
1 lecture 02:02
The end of the class.  Thank you for being a part of it!
Class Review
02:02