Do you think vigorous exercise is an essential part of your daily life? Should doing the things to stay well be so exhausting?

Do you know that an intense and repetitive form of exercise isn’t actually the answer to our concerns with regards to a healthy lifestyle?

We, as human beings, aren’t actually designed to exercise!

Join us today as we interview Cecilie Jacobsen – the Owner/Founder of Core Coaching.

Cecilie Jacobsen is a nature loving Norwegian with a passion for all things health related. She takes a Scandi approach to health and wellbeing – making it easy, accessible, practical and down to earth!

In this episode, Cecilie talks about the misconceptions people have about exercise. Here, she explains why overwhelm and outsourcing is a huge problem, and helps people make things simple and practical as she shares valuable tips to live a better life.

What you will learn from this episode:

  • Know how the act of outsourcing and the presence of overwhelm affect you in a negative way
  • Understand why movement is the answer and not exercise
  • Discover tips in relation to movement, mindset, and lifestyle through resources given by the guest herself


We don’t need more exercise; we need more movement. Cecilie Jacobsen

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Valuable Free Resource:

Join Cecilie’s newsletter and get monthly tips on movement, mindset, and lifestyle! Go to her website and click on any (or all) of the 3 freebies.

Topics Covered: 

02:04 – The biggest challenge that people face as they age with regard to staying fit, well, and positive: (1) The overwhelm in terms of where people and their responsibilities are and the overwhelm with where they feel like they should get to, and (2) outsourcing in the environment that we have.

05:11 – The common mistakes or misconceptions that people have about solving that problem of overwhelm and outsourcing: having a fixed idea of what it looks like – that it’s the same for everybody.

08:00 – The number one tip; a tangible specific action that people could implement right away: “Reframe exercise.”

11:54 – Free resource: Join Cecilie’s newsletter and get monthly tips on movement, mindset and lifestyle! Go to her website and click on any (or all) of the 3 freebies.


“We often start too strong. We kind of forget that healthy living is a way of living and it’s something that takes time and evolves, and as you evolve, your habits and routines and everything that you do will evolve and change too. What we’re trying to do is try and fit into a mold that doesn’t work for you.” – Cecilie Jacobsen

“It’s about not starting off too strong; it’s finding small things and incorporate that into your lifestyle and make habits of it so that you don’t have to think about things.” – Cecilie Jacobsen

“As human beings, we’re designed to conserve energy. We’re not designed to exercise. It makes no sense from an evolutionary perspective to expend energy just for the sake of it.” – Cecilie Jacobsen

“Sit less, sit differently, and sit better.” – Cecilie Jacobsen

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