Get a head start on your new year’s fitness goals today, and you’ll thank yourself tomorrow. There’s so much left of 2021. So many opportunities to make positive change. Plenty of days left to make the most of, so why wait until the new year to enact change?
It happens to the best of us: stress, a packed schedule, work and social commitments, and plain old exhaustion get in the way of us fully participating in our exercise regimen. It’s called a workout rut — when you stop exercising as often or as hard as you used to, or perhaps altogether.
Still awake? Of course you are. You haven’t had a proper night’s sleep in days, weeks, maybe months. You’re not alone. Estimates say as many as 16 million people in the UK suffer from sleeplessness and a third have insomnia. Sleep deprivation can contribute to irritability,
I’m going to start by asking you a simple question: when was the last time you took a few days off work that didn’t involve being sick or meeting another obligation? Did you take the time to relax, reconnect with yourself and re-align your goals?
Mental health benefits of exercise: From less stress to a boost in self-esteem, exercise is as great for your brain as it is for your body. Most of us know the many physical benefits of exercise: weight control, lower blood pressure and increased energy, just to name a few. But what about the psychological benefits of exercise?