Whether you’re just begging to add some movement into your schedule or are a longtime gym rat – good for you! There are countless benefits to exercise, with strength training and cardio at the center of most workouts. But if your exercise routine is solely made up of sweaty cardio sessions and weight lifting, you’re missing out on something major: A balance practice!
This Monday, get moving outdoors! Beyond the benefits of good, old fashioned physical activity, being outside ups the ante. Moving outside can combat fatigue and boost your mood. Even small bouts of physical activity can help you achieve these results.
Yoga is relaxing. Plus, it helps stave off stress and anxiety, builds strength, improves cardiovascular health, and curbs low-back pain. Start your week moving with some yoga on Monday.
Being outside can greatly contribute to your health and wellbeing. On Monday, try visiting a park for a fresh perspective on your workout.
This Monday, try tracking your fitness progress to help you achieve your goals. It can reveal the success you’ve achieved, help you stay motivated, and encourage you to continually challenge yourself.
While many may dismiss stress as just part of life, it's actually known as a ‘silent killer’ as a result of the negative health outcomes it can trigger. Now is the time to listen to what your stress is saying before it stresses you out. This Monday, reconnect to your plan to stay fit and keep moving in order to reduce your stress level.
Not an athlete? Not a problem! This Monday, you can still celebrate the beginning of spring training by getting yourself into gear for a new season.
Did you know several of the activities you do every day might actually burn as many calories as a light workout? It doesn’t take much movement to get the benefits of exercise. Start where you are! Turn mundane activities into Move It Monday opportunities, from chores to errands, there’s plenty you can do to keep moving.
Re-discover your commitment to exercise by organizing a Monday Mile. Create a one-mile group walk, jog, or run with family, friends, or colleagues to make your Mondays memorable!
The easiest way to customize how much exercise you need and what’s right for you is to apply a simple formula known as F.I.T.T. : Frequency, Intensity, Type, and Time. This Monday, we share the principles of F.I.T.T. for you to create the right exercise routine to meet your fitness goals.