Workout Wednesday

Have you ever experienced Flow?

A state in which people are so involved in an activity that nothing else seems to matter; the experience is so enjoyable that people will continue to do it at great cost, for the sheer sake of doing it.

-Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (1990)

What is Flow?

Complete concentration on the task

Clarity if goals and reward in mind and immediate feedback

Transformation of time (speeding up/slowing down)

The experience in intrinsically rewarding

Effortless and ease

There is a balance between challenge and skill

Actions and awareness are merged, losing self-conscious rumination

There is a feeling of control over the task

How will you experience Flow during your workout today?

What physical activity will make you focusedalertconfident, and happy?

Today, dedicate 30 minutes for you. Experience Flow.


About rrluthi

Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering people of all ages (young "kiddos" to the active aging "baby boomers") about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle, preventing injury, and feeling good. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, group exercise instructor, and rehabilitation aide—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, and corporate wellness program facilitation.
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