Wake up, 25 minute run, 2 hour drive, an 8 hour epic business mastermind session with 17 other beautiful successful women run by the amazing Catherine Newton herself, 50 minute run and 10 minute yoga session followed by homework.
Doesn’t everyone feel the need to have a session or so of activity daily? By the sounds of it – for too many it may be low on the list. But I’m telling you it doesn’t have to be : ) Just remember that everyone is built for different activities, so pick your favorite and action it.
I know we all have family and a lot of responsibilities – but health as a priority is your non-negotiable. MY mindset has always been that if I can move and keep my body healthy – then I can help others, share my passion and be the best person I can be. When I am running, cycling, or any other sport – I find I am more productive, I have more energy, I sleep better, I see new places, I smile at different people and get fresh air into my lungs!
I am generally happier. I find that the less I do – the more tired and unmotivated I get. My philosophy is that 10 – 20 minutes a day of anything adds up. You get up and think you have only 20 minutes to run – so you skip it – that is 140 minutes of running a week you could have “squeezed in.” TEN or twenty minutes is always better than no minutes – AND once you start it’s only a matter of days and it’s a habit you will love. Meditation included.
In addition, creating a healthy mindset only requires looking at the benefits of a healthy body and mind.
Take a second and think what a 10 minute walk a day, a 20 minute run every few days, a trip to a spin class or an outdoor yoga adventure would do for your mind and body.
What would that do for your stress level, how would your body look and feel, how will you come back to your family, will you be more productive? I have my best brainstorming session on my bike or on a walk with friends. Next time you schedule that happy hour or a lunch meeting – maybe just take a walk and talk.
Love to hear your feedback and your mindset around health! What’s stopping you from being the fittest you have ever been? It may be as simple as a walk in the park.
Happy trails!! XO