There’s so much room we give ourselves to avoid accepting what we need to do to be healthy. If there’s a gap, we make it a ravine and allow ourselves to drop into it. It really boils down to one thing: accepting responsibility.
Exercise & Fitness
Exercise & Fitness
In the world of fitness, HIIT means High Intensity Interval Training. HIIT is popular because it works. It shuffles aside all that blah, blah, blah information and gets down to the nitty gritty of what you want: to get fit.
Here’s the best way to get better balance: do unilateral exercises, regularly. Unilateral exercises are those that use only one side of your body. And you’ll get the best benefit if you incorporate several muscle groups (i.e. arm, low back, and hip).
When it comes to fighting arthritis, there’s no arguing with the axiom “move it or lose it.” Movement and physical activity have been proven effective in relieving arthritis pain and, in some cases, delaying the onset of symptoms.
A pair of premium resistance bands can work better than a traditional, linear, (boring) fitness program. But there’s one huge limiting factor in how they’re typically used, and you may be missing a huge movement opportunity.
More and more studies demonstrate that sitting down is hazardous to your health. Yet moving, even standing for a minute, marks a positive change. So it’s time to stand up and take charge of your health.
21.8 minutes of lost life for every hour watched. That’s the precise measurement coming from a widely reported Australian study of watching TV. So, is watching “Glee,” “Law and Order” and “Monday Night Football” slowly killing you? Not quite.
We’re not built to sit for long periods of time. Our bones, our muscles, our nerves—every bodily system is improved by movement. If you move more frequently and sit less than you do during the day you’ll improve your health in a myriad of ways.
Your life is about movement. Life is not dieting. It never will be. Your health and wellness is about being able to complete your mission in life, whatever that may look like. The bottom line is, you have to do the Work. Yes, work with a capital “W.”