The importance of resting your body is often overlooked in today’s busy lifestyles. It seems, as a society, we have promoted a culture of productivity, efficiency, and high energy lifestyles. While there is absolutely nothing wrong with any of those things, it’s essential that we don’t neglect rest. Having a well-rested body will keep your mind clear and focused. It will also keep your body feeling good and benefit your overall health. Figuring out how to balance rest with your everyday workload can be quite the challenge. We are here to help by offering up different ways of getting rest. Each of these methods can prove beneficial in your efforts toward routinely resting your body.
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Chances are at some point in your life you’ve made a New Year’s resolution and then broke it. It’s okay to admit it; you’re not alone. It’s great to be enthusiastic about the New Year, thinking ahead of how you’d like to see the year play out – thinking about how you will set new fitness goals and have your healthiest year yet. I’m sure you’re wondering, if there is so much enthusiasm at the start of the year, then why do so many people abandon their resolutions before spring?
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It’s a new year, and many of us are in the midst of planning or beginning our New Year’s resolutions. Everyone has their own individual thoughts when it comes to resolutions. Sometimes resolutions focus on personal growth, financial security, or learning a new skill. Other times, New Year’s resolutions focus on fitness and health. So often, they are abandoned after a month or two. This year, instead of focusing on “losing weight” or “exercising more,” we encourage you to instead focus on building a healthier lifestyle. Creating a healthier lifestyle can begin with a dramatic change, like a sudden shift in activity, or it can be done gradually. There isn’t necessarily a right or wrong way to kickstart a healthier lifestyle. On a personal level, you will need to choose for yourself a plan that you will be most likely to adhere to. We’ve compiled a list of eleven simple habits that can be incorporated into your daily life to start you on the path toward a healthier lifestyle.
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Have you been struggling to maintain the exercise routine you managed to perfect in the summer months? You’re not alone. Getting yourself to the gym or heading out for a run on chilly, dark mornings and evenings may take a bit more motivation than it did in summer. Try a few tips to boost your winter motivation to help keep yourself active – and perhaps enjoying the season – all winter long.
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The weather outside might be frightful, but that doesn’t mean that winter workouts can’t be delightful! The cold, dark days can make it tempting to skip a workout in favor of curling up on the sofa with a warm blanket and a good book. While there’s nothing wrong with cozying-it up once in a while, making a habit of it will spiral you right into a winter workout rut that will be a challenge to dig yourself out of. Save the digging for the snow, and give these seven tips a try to avoid a winter workout rut.
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