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TOP TEN REASONS TO GET MOVING

January 22, 2021

  1. Dr Wendy Suzuki a neuroscientist at NYU who conducts research on the effects of exercise and the brain states that "exercise is the most transformative thing you can do for your brain today”
  2. Her studies have show 30 mins of exercise  has a protective effect against Dementia, Alzheimers and depression
  3. In addition her studies found that exercise can have long lasting effects on improving attention and functioning due to lasting changes in brain and the fee good neurotransmitters. 
  4. Exercise is a natural stress reliever heightens levels of dopamine endorphins and endocannaboids
  5. Studies show people who exercise reported feeling a greater sense of meaning
  6. Exercising 30 mins a day or 3-5 days can add 6 years to your life
  7. Exercise brings out a more social version of yourself due to the release of bonding chemicals oxytocin and endorphins!
  8. Regulates depression -
  9. Builds confidence- as David Goggins Navy Seal and ultra marathoner stated “physical challenges strengthen my mind so I’m ready for whatever life throws at me”; “The newfound mental strength and confidence you gain by continuing to push yourself physically will carry over to other aspects in your life”
  10. Aesthetics & Athletics- cardiovascular system improved, endurance, stamina, strength, calorie burn, fat loss, maintain muscle mass, balance, agility etc...

SEVEN STEPS TO START!

Define...

  1. Why-why do you want to move more? What are your  end goals?
  2. What-what will you need to do to achieve those goals?
  3. Where- create a space, pick a gym, pick a trail, pick a park. 
  4. When- on Sunday- schedule movement in your week. Exact days and times.
  5. Who- who will support you, educate you, workout with you, hold you accountable...designate your support team
  6. How-how will you overcome inevitable challenges&obstacles? Outline what these challenges might be, strategize how to get past them.
  7. Start SMALL-want to run a 5k? Start with 30 secs of light jogging/60-120 secs of walking. Start with 5 mins of movement. Build on your success.
As David Goggins said, “We need small sparks, small accomplishments in life to fuel the big ones Think of your small sparks as kindling. When you start a bonfire, you don’t start by lighting the big log. You start with some kindling, some grass.”

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