Get Aerobic!

Aerobic exercise reduces the risk of many conditions, including obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, stroke and certain types of cancer. Weight-bearing aerobic exercises, such as walking, help decrease the risk of osteoporosis. Aerobic exercise increases your endurance and cardiac health while anaerobic exercise will not only help you burn fat but also help you gain lean muscle mass.

https://www.healthline.com/health/fitness-exercise/benefits-of-aerobic-exercise#benefits

Water and Fitness

Water is an essential nutrient our body depends upon for optimal health and fitness. It keeps us hydrated and assists with vital processes at every level of functioning in the human body. The human body is made up of over 60 percent water. Research continues to report positive findings on why drinking plenty of water every day is essential to good health. Our bodies need water to maintain hydration, digestive, heart, and lung function, joint lubrication, protection of tissues, regulation of body temperature, and much more.

2B Mindset, Water First, Veggies Most

2B Mindset is a healthy lifestyle and weight loss program. It takes a different approach to food than what fad diets have been telling us for years. With the 2B Mindset, you can lose weight while still enjoying your favorite foods. The end goal is to lose weight and be healthier, right?

Lose up to a Pound a Day on the 2B Mindset Diet — First For Women

The Link Between The Brain and Digestive System

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Although the interaction between our brain and gut has been studied for years, its complexities run deeper than initially thought. It seems that our minds are, in some part, controlled by the bacteria in our bowels. The gut has defenses against pathogens, but, at the same time, it encourages the survival and growth of “healthy” […]

via Gut bacteria and the brain: Are we controlled by microbes? — Sapere

All About Meditation

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Meditation has been practiced since time immemorial in various parts of the world under one’s religious traditions.l It is generally thought as a path one needs for attaining enlightenment. But it is much more than that. Through meditation, even if you don’t want or don’t achieve enlightenment, it can still be a little miracle to […]

via Meditation: Why it will make you a better person — Mindful Indian

Defining Mindfulness

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When I was a Director of Innovation and Technology, I was speaking to one of our teachers about mental health when she said, “I want to try mindfulness with my kids. I really do. It really does interest me. The problem is that I feel like I keep being told to try it but nobody […]

via Defining Mindfulness and How It Relates to Mental Health — Divergent EDU

At-Home Fitness Tips

 

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Unless you’re preferred method of moving your body is walking or running, and where you live happens to be nice and sunny most of the time, you’re probably feeling pretty limited on what you can do to stay active. Jumping jacks? Pace your house while you talk to Grandma? Whatever works, am I right? […]

via At-Home Fitness Tips — o n e m a d e w h o l e

Monthly Goal Intention – May is for Macros!

A big reason I started this practice of setting a monthly goal intention was to hold myself accountable to learning, growing and bettering myself all year long, not just at the beginning of the year for like 30 days or until I got distracted by a million other things that life throws at us. I […]

via Monthly Goal Intention – May is for Macros! — Life…Take 2