Embarking on a new running routine is a popular choice for people looking to amp up their physical fitness. It’s an exercise that doesn’t require equipment, gets you outside, and can even be done while listening to music or a podcast. However, there is one important part of running that will make your Monday Mile a lot more comfortable and successful: the right shoes. Before your run this Monday, make sure your sneakers can get you across the finish line!
It’s normal to have a case of the blues once in a while. You could feel stuck in a rut or feel like you have no direction. Maybe you’re just not feeling like yourself. While clinical depression is something to discuss with your doctor, there is an inexpensive and scientifically backed way to deal with a more incidental dip in your mood: exercise. If you’re in a slump this Monday, make time for working out to give your outlook a boost!
If you spend any time on social media, you’ve probably come across CrossFit. CrossFit has become hugely popular with people seeking a high-impact workout that combines a variety of strengthening exercises with intense but friendly competition. Based on a series of “foundational movements,” CrossFit claims to be based on the types of fitness routines practiced by law enforcement, the military, and elite athletes but is geared for anyone who wants to try. But is it for you?
Are you taking your workout too seriously? When you get stuck in a fitness rut, your workouts might be more work than play – but what if you let loose and turned your workout time into playtime? As you approach a new week of workouts on Monday, a great way to get more physical activity is to take a cue from the kids and play games! Pretend you’re running from zombies, invent a scavenger hunt, or play tag!
Having a small budget is no excuse to skip a workout. There are plenty of ways to exercise on a dime or for free! Forget expensive equipment and gym memberships and workout for free this Monday. It just takes a little research, a little creativity, and in some cases a little elbow grease.
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!
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.