It can be tempting to treat your workout as an opportunity for some personal multitasking -- working your body while your mind wanders off to think about upcoming deadlines, family obligations, and dinner plans. But don’t let your mind wander too far! Exercise isn’t just a physical activity: It’s a mental one.
We’ve all heard it - slow and steady wins the race. So where does that go when it’s time to set fitness goals? Throughout my training so far, I’m seeing that the most common way to exercise is to do... the mindless stuff. Not necessarily physically easy exercise, but mentally lacking direction and oversight.
Albert Einstein has long been misquoted in saying that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. While it may NOT have been Einstein that said this, and while this may NOT be the literal definition of insanity...
Do you have trouble moving chairs, taking clothes out of the dryer, or walking up and down stairs? Have you noticed your body doesn't bend and flex as easily as it did just a few years ago?
Maybe it's time to halt the degeneration of your body parts. Would you like to reduce pain? Cultivate vibrant energy and enjoy your life more? Then read on…
Chemical Free?! That was my response, two years ago, when a friend of mine started selling oils and talking to me about how I can make my own chemical free cleaning products to clean my house. At first I was like “Yeah, yeah, whatever,” but when she started talking to me about all these chemicals that we come into contact with on a daily basis it made me rethink everything. Why wouldn’t I make my own cleaning products that are better for me and my home as well as the environment?
The season is changing and we can all feel it. The air feels crisper. The smells more earthy. The wind more noticeable.
I’m frequently approached by gym members, who have been working out on their own for months (even years), concerning the lack of results they are obtaining even though they workout 3-5 times a week. In discussing their routine, I typically discover that these individuals religiously adhere to performing the same workout circuit on the seated exercise machines that work individual muscle groups: Chest Press, Leg Press, Shoulder Press, etc. Their cardio of choice is commonly an exercise bike.