As we head into February, I hope you're still feeling the optimism of the new year and are staying focused on your wellness goals.
With 'exercise more' being a top new year goal, let's take a look at why this critical wellness habit is worthy of adopting for a lifetime.
We used to think of exercise mainly as a tool for controlling our weight or for sport, but we now know it's so much more. Besides being the number one way to control how we age (forget aging gracefully, do it with boldness!), it offers an enormous therapeutic effect on our emotional and mental states.
This info from Mayo Clinic about the impact on depression and anxiety explains more: https://mayocl.in/2g1QE5f
And this info from Harvard Health Publishing explains how simply walking can have the same positive impact as anti-depressant medication: https://bit.ly/2fIYwsg
My invitation to you:
Notice this week the connection between how much you move and how energized you feel. Most often when we feel exhausted at the end of a day, it's because we moved too little not because we moved too much. .
Get in touch for my 9 proven tips for developing a successful exercise habit.. Your future healthier self will thank you!
To your good health!