Five Minute Friday Q & A

Times have certainly changed and we do live in a new world of uncertainty, fear, anxiety, added stress and the unknown but have we really changed? Has everything changed so much that we are in a new normal? Today’s 1st PURE Motivation Podcast dives deep into the reality of “How To Stay Active & Motivated During COVID 19” by certified trainers and performance nutrition specialists Dimitri Giankoulas and Daniel Cecchino.

Topics of this podcast include on how to stay active and motivated during COVID 19:

1. Follow the 4 A’s
-ACCEPT IT, relax your human and you need to FUCK it (Face it, Understand it, Control & Confront it, Know your fear
-ACKNOWLEDGE IT, and ask your self can I do this alone or do I need any help?
-ADVANCE, find the work you need to and start doing it.
-ADAPT, what do you need to do, how do you need to change or adapt to move forward.

2. Do a self-check?
a) Do you feel healthy everyday, energetic, active, positive, motivated or afraid?
b) is there anything hurting you on your body, your gut, do your like yourself naked?
c) How do you perform physically for basic exercises? (push up, 10min jog or 5 min skipping)
d) Write it down and study your answers.

3. Set Written Goals with Deadlines + Rewards & Penalties…Keep your word
a) Why are you doing this?
b) Who will this decision positively impact? you and your family
c) Track your progress
d) Track your habits, trends, daily rituals and your time zappers

4. Find a training buddy!
a) is it a coach, family friend, group or co-workers.

5. With Age we get worse not better so it’s up to us to prevent it

6. Difference between Zoom workouts?

Monitor your habits watch out for Demon craving signals, eating times, appetite times as well

We hope you enjoyed this podcast and ask that you share it with anyone else you know that it may help.

Dimitri Giankoulas

Fascinated since an early age by the potential of the human body, I have devoted my career and much of my private life to pushing beyond my own limits – and to lead others to personal health achievements greater than they thought possible. My level of commitment to each and every client is unparalleled in the industry. I try to bring energy, optimism, and pure motivational power to every one of his workout sessions. I have been in the fitness industry since 1997, working as a personal trainer, nutrition consultant, and ultimately Personal Training Director at various well-known gyms across the GTA. Combined I have over 11,000 hours of hands-on personal training experience.