Day #4 is going to get you MOVING. Specifically, WALKING. This ESSENTIAL HABIT is all about combating the epidemic of sedentarism that is afflicting more and more humans across the globe. Many athletes we work with are shocked to discover that – even with their daily trips to the gym – they STILL qualify as sedentary. That is because WORKING OUT is not the same as MOVING ENOUGH.
While the thought of heading outside for a little exercise in freezing temperatures may not sound all that appealing, winter workouts do offer benefits you don't get in summer.
Your body's first reaction to a plunge in chilly water is the "cold shock" response. Your heart rate jumps. Stress hormones spike. You gasp suddenly, and may hyperventilate.
How do we balance the scales for women’s health? Much of what we know about how to diagnose and treat disease is based on years of medical research that focused almost exclusively on males.
We are lucky to live in New England with its vast array of hiking areas to explore. Even right in the town of Bennington, you can enjoy the Bennington Area Trail System (batsvt.org).
If the first thing you are saying to yourself is "I'm not an athlete" then we need to start with mindset training and a quote from the late and great running coach Bill Bowerman: "If you have a body, you're an athlete."