Most people tend to focus on one exercise or activity and think they’ve done enough. Research shows that it’s important to do all four types of exercise: endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility.
E a c h h a s d I f f e r e n t b e n e f I t s. Doing it one way can also improve your ability to do the other, and variety helps reduce the risk of boredom and injury. No matter your age, you can find an activity to suit your fitness level and needs!
Productivity guru and extraordinary experimenter Tim Ferriss has five-morning rituals that put him in a productive state of mind: make the bed, meditate, exercise, drink tea, and keep a journal. Performance coach Tony Robbins also uses a morning routine that includes cold showers, breathing exercises, and meditation to prepare him for each day.
But some of the best physical activities for your body don’t require you to hit the gym or be fit enough to run a marathon. These “exercises” can do wonders for your health. They help manage weight, improve balance and range of motion, strengthen bones, protect joints, prevent bladder control problems, and even prevent memory loss.
Implementing a daily e x e r c I s e routine will p r e p a r e you for maximum success t h r o u g h o u t the day. You don’t even have to do a full workout at the gym to reap the benefits: a brisk walk nearby, a 7-minute workout, or a short yoga class can keep you going.
Your goal is to keep your body healthy, and you want to achieve your goals in less than two weeks. It takes some extra effort but doesn’t have to be stressful or expensive. The key to streamlining in a short amount of time is to remember: simplify. No dieting, no deprivation, and no two hours in the gym. Simplify your routine so you can incorporate these health tips into your lifestyle even when you’ve reached your goals.