It’s Good to be Bad – The Science Behind Cheat Meals

July 1, 2021 by
Photo Credit: Dwayne Johnson (instagram.com/therock)

You know that massive cheat meal the Rock posts about every once in a while? Well there is a reason he does that.

The pursuit of any goal requires an intense focus and the inhibition of desires that might otherwise impact the outcome of the effort. Weight loss efforts, health, muscle building, financial savings, athletic success all require a great deal of effort.

Recent research explains what coaches and practitioners have observed for some time, and that is that people who take a more flexible approach and include planned deviations during extended goal striving tend to have more success than those who follow a more rigid approach.

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