In a recent interview with Tim Ferris, Dr. Kelly Starrett discussed his new book “Built to Move” and shared some insightful takeaways. One of the main points that resonated with me was the focus on physical balance, flexibility, and their practical application in daily life.
Starrett emphasized the importance of daily fitness for how you look and improve your overall lifestyle and well-being. In other words, fitness is not just cosmetic but a way to care for yourself by eating well and engaging in physical activity.
Toward the end of the interview, Starrett shared three key thoughts that stuck with me. First, he emphasized the importance of consistency before heroics. Maintaining a regular routine is more important than pushing yourself to extremes. Second, he spoke to the idea that change takes time. Progress may seem slow, but steady improvement is better than no improvement. Finally, Starrett highlighted the importance of community in health and fitness. It’s always easier to stay motivated when you have someone to support and encourage you.
I found Starrett’s approach to physical fitness and well-being practical and inspiring. By prioritizing balance, consistency, and community, anyone can make meaningful progress toward a healthier and happier life.