As flowers are starting to bloom and nature is coming back to life, it is a great reminder for us to go outside! Take a deep breath and appreciate the ability to go outside and move your body. No matter how short or long, use today as an excuse to enjoy all that Mother Nature has to offer.
Metabolic Balance – is ideal for the exercise averse, “athletically challenged” or “couch potatoes” among you! The Metabolic Balance plan is designed to achieve metabolic health primarily through nutrition – the food you eat. In fact during the first two weeks, of the program we recommend to keep your exercise to a minimum. After the initial 16 days, you can do some easy exercise – but you don’t have to. Of course it’s important to be active and move regularly – but we encourage easy movement, like walking or swimming, when the time is right.
Having said that, it is not the high level exercise or top performance that helps to achieves your metabolic health goals. With Metabolic Balance health comes from food first and then exercise, which can supply further health benefits.
Every age has it’s height and it’s beauty – this is definitely true! But we want to stay young, healthy and active for as long as possible. So what to do when we want to keep our Quality of Life?
Certainly eating healthy and living an active Life-Style helps! Medical Press reports that dancing can reverse the signs of aging. Also Business Insider collects the best exercise to slow aging. Moving is definitely the way to go. Even, or especially when we get older we need to work our muscles. Just by walking or swimming we can strengthen or even improve our cardiovascular health. Physical activity will also improve your mood. When you walk with a friend – or a dog – it will even be more fun!
Add a Metabolic Balance tailor-made Nutrition Plan to cover your nutritional needs!
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It is often the most difficult thing to find a start – take the first step. It’s easy when the desire suddenly arises in you: Off the couch! The optimum nutrition will give you more energy in everyday life, so that your natural urge to move increases. There is no obligation for physical activity, you just want to move. This makes the difference: Find pleasure in exercising rather than feeling tortured. And once you have regained the happiness in exercise, you want to stay with it! The positive effects on body, mind and spirit are addictive. It is so simple!
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Go 4 life suggests adding Endurance, Strength, Balance and Flexibility to your workout routines. The website has a youtube channel filled with information and some free exercise classes such as
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If you are still young and preparing for old age, thing about adding Tai Chi or Qigong into your exercise routines.
Here is someone showing you some basic Tai Chi movements:
and here is another person showing you some basic Qigong movements: