Good morning, sunshine! Not a morning person? Don’t worry. You don’t have to be cheery about it to reap the rewards of rising early. The health benefits of getting outside in the morning and catching some proverbial “rays” are substantial and well documented, and provide you with an easy way to boost not only your outlook on the day ahead of you, but to make an impact on your ongoing sleep patterns.
“What happened to me? How did I get here?” That’s the exact question 34 year-old “Andy” Andres Andalon asked himself after years of neglecting his health. Andy made the commitment to use DexaFit to help him optimize his health and track progress. See how he increased his longevity score over ten years working with DexaFit!
Jet lag is simply a disruption in your circadian rhythm. And those disruptions can have significant effects on both your physical and mental health. Circadian rhythms are physical, mental and behavioral changesthat follow a daily cycle.
We’ve explored the power of meditation, and have seen how simple it can be to gain more mindfulness in your daily routine. But the concept of mind-body connection is a broad one—and generally speaking, we have lots of room for improvement.
We all know the phrase, “Take a deep breath.” Some love it; some hate it. But whether you’re angry, stressed, scared or all of the above, pausing to take a calming breath really can take your blood pressure down a notch. Experts say there’s even more to it than that. The practice of meditation can provide you with a sense of peace and balance that can benefit both your emotional and physical health.