Monday Inspiration Blog

Get the Most Out of Your Walk

Research shows that walking for at least 30 minutes a day may improve your cholesterol, lower your blood pressure and blood sugar levels, and help stave off stress. If you have already been able to incorporate more walking into your daily routine – or if you walk the Monday Mile every week – you’re already on a great path to getting more physical activity and fighting the dangers of a sedentary lifestyle.

2017-07-14T19:02:35+00:00

Get in a Flow State While Running

Flow State, also known as “being in the zone,” is a state of consciousness identified by psychologist Mihalyi Csziksentmihalyi in which someone achieves an optimal performance by funneling all their concentration and focus into an activity. While in Flow State, he says, a person can feel "strong, alert, in effortless control, unselfconscious, and at the peak of their abilities." This can be applied to anything from a friendly conversation to creative expression, but finding flow is especially beneficial to physical fitness.

2017-07-07T21:37:47+00:00

Music Monday – Get Your Groove On!

Traditional exercise can become routine and boring if you don’t mix it up. Incorporating new ways to work out can help you to stay invested so you can actually look forward to your workouts. Learning a new style of dance is a great way to get your groove on while getting aerobic exercise and improving your balance and brain function!

2017-06-27T21:11:04+00:00

Reach for Better Posture on Monday

Today’s technology-centric lifestyle has helped us in many ways, making daily life more efficient, portable, and entertaining. However, it has been detrimental to a very important aspect of our physical health: our posture. This Monday, we wanted to share a few tips on simple ways you can improve your posture.

2017-06-27T21:12:17+00:00

Add More Life to Your Monday Run

Even if you’re getting on in years, it’s never too late to start a new fitness routine. If you’re stumped on what to do, try something that won’t require any expensive equipment or a gym membership: running!  If you were to start a running regimen this Monday and stick with it, you could extend your life a few extra years.

2017-06-27T21:14:38+00:00

Stretch Into Bed Yoga

A Serene, Empowering Way to Start Every Day

Do you regularly groan when the alarm clock goes off in the morning? Does the thought of getting up early to exercise just feel too daunting? What if you could stay in bed and wake up slowly with a precise routine of […]

2017-06-12T17:44:52+00:00