Personal leadership starts with being proactive, having a clear understanding of who we aspire to be, and living in a way that reinforces these aspirations. In this context, what could be more important than addressing character?
Being well organized is essential for maximizing productivity and achieving a well-balanced lifestyle. Take control and do not allow poor organization to sabotage your health and fitness efforts or create additional stress in your life!
No matter your goals, it is essential to have enough energy from food to perform during exercise, so consuming the right nutrients to replenish used energy as well as repair and build muscle after exercise cannot be overlooked.
We all know that we need to drink water, but how much is enough? And, what happens if we fall short? This week’s Focus Point will highlight the benefits of staying hydrated, as well as provide strategies to increase hydration.
Unfortunately, many HIIT participants (and instructors) gauge the effectiveness of these workouts by how hard they are with no regard for how smart they are. While this “cheap intensity” might be ok for some young, healthy individuals, it isn’t for most.
Whether it is adjusting to a new routine or trying to break a bad habit, change requires time and consistent effort. “One Day at a Time” (ODAT) – is our proven mindset for facilitating long-lasting habit change.
Inadequate sleep has been linked to obesity, diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and increased mortality. Sleep deprivation also directly impairs brain functioning and muscle recovery. You simply can’t function at your best when overly tired!