Category Archives for "Stress Reduction"
Before we get into to todays topic I want to make sure you know about our 28 Day Fitness Challenge that is launching next Monday 1/26. Just by getting stronger, losing weight, & getting friends and family in the Challenge you could win a iPad Mini and other great prizes.
I would like to add as THEE most important approach to good sleep is what we like to call “Positive Exhaustion” – Energy expended in a physically demanding yet enjoyable way (Preferably an activity you are very passionate about). This Positive Exhaustion not only works the body but also needs to challenge and please the mind.
This challenge and physical expenditure can make huge improvements to Stress Reduction, proper Hormone Levels, and gives us a different perspective on what is going on in our lives.
If you have a consistent physical activity you are passionate about, cherish it, support it, and keep it a priority. If you don’t, find support to stay consistent in a physical activity.
7 Sleep Tips From The Pros at Precision Nutrition:
I get this a lot at parties and gatherings, “you must just love to work out and owning Studio Fitness it’s probably really easy to get it done”.
Those that know me know my love of surfing pretty much supersedes everything else besides friends and family. So when the surf is firing, yep, I get all the training and exercise I need and then some. Even my flexibility program steps up so I don’t tighten down from all the hours in the ocean.
It’s a beautiful circle STRETCH, SURF, STRETCH, ICE, EAT A GREAT RECOVERY MEAL, & REPEAT.
When the surf is on I can be out of bed before 5 and surf for 2-3 hours without a thought towards motivation. Then the surf goes flat & so does my fitness program. My Continue reading
Exceeding the demands of duty can inflame stress and increase your risk for burnout. Taking time to relax and regroup is not a luxury-it’s an essential part of a balanced life.It’s a contemporary cliché-the classic tale of the star performer who begins with a bang and ends with a fizzle, all that high energy and enthusiasm simply fading away.
Burnout, the feeling of being emotionally, physically and psychologically depleted, may pose a real risk, particularly to overachieving types with unrealistic goals, or people in the helping professions-medicine, teaching, social services etc. Imbalance is usually at the heart of burnout. Sufferers typically make unreasonable investments of time, commitment and focusContinue reading