As an architect, I was trained to think that design was approached with either Form following Function or Function following Form. Depending on your schooling, your personal beliefs and your client, you may practice both approaches during your career. This morning, in the gym, I had a true flashback watching several other gym goers.
You've seen them before: the beef-cake who pumps and grunts, lifting way too much weight than his brawny body can manage; or the fully decked out, fully-put together bombshell, who whips around a 1.5 - 3 lb dumbbells, barely engaging any muscle in her body and lastly the lady who gets on the stationary bicycle, reads a trashy tabloid and spins slower than she actually walks for an hour. These are three very different types of people, who actually have a lot in common: they are letting form follow function. Why does this matter? Because letting your form come second during a workout can be counterproductive, dangerous and a waste of time. Let'sRead More »from User Post: 3 Ways to make your workout useless