*Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs 

The fundamentals of any activity play a big role in your success.

Want to maximize your training regime?

Learn how to squat, lunge, deadlift, step, push, pull, stabilize and rotate at the gym efficiently and it opens up limitless possibilities.

Want to maximize your nutritional intake?

Learn to eat lots of whole foods like vegetables, lean meat, nuts, legumes, fruit and whole grains at appropriate times of day and it opens up limitless ways to enjoy your food and manipulate your well-being.

The other stuff is icing on the cake.

I wanted to write an article that focused on your foundational elements so that you can change your point of view.

If you are looking to live life to it’s fullest, if you develop an understanding of your needs, then you can take steps towards enhancing your life.

These fundamentals might be able to give you a firm understanding of just what it is in your life, so I’m dedicating a slew of posts just to discuss them.

Subsistence

(Food/Fueling)

Eleven Eating Behaviors You Should Know (Part 1)   (Part 2)
Eating For Fat Loss
Good Foods For Your Pantry
The Reasons Counting Calories Fails

Protection

(Shelter/Housing but also physical qualities like strength and mobility)

Mobility is King (Part 1)   (Part 2)
Seven Things That Make the Biggest Weight Loss Difference
Six Things Holding You Back at The Gym 

Affection

(Social Belonging)

Do You Have Fit Friends?

Understanding

The Six Psychological Human Needs

Understanding Article

Participation

(You can’t win, if you don’t play. People work better in cooperation, not competition)

Participation Article

Leisure

(Fun/Literal Enjoyment, but also ‘Experiential Goals’)

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Do You Love Exercise?
The FUNdamentals of Sport
Do You Have an Outlet?

Creation

(Art and Problem Solving)

Creation Article

Willpower vs Imagery

Identity

(How you view yourself as a person)

Identity, Critical for Weight Loss

Freedom

(AKA Autonomy)

Fitness Autonomy

Three Keys to Fitness Motivation

Conclusion

There is bound to be a need here, you really should get in touch with.

This is in similar vein to my Piesseo Theory, so check back often to see it updated.

If you’ve got any feedback, as usual, please leave a comment.