The Institute for Integrative Nutrition®'s 12 Steps to Better Health. Pick one to focus on this day/week/month!
Lace Armstrong once said, "Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever." Is the pain temporary, though?
I challenge you to make three specific resolutions for food, body, and mind—and post them here!
Your body and mind are connected by nerve bundles, which move muscles and keep your organs functioning. Sensory stimuli is provided to the brain through these nerves. A healthy brain therefore starts with a healthy body. Athletes have more than likely been focusing on athletic performance, perhaps without even realizing the affect your physical activity has on your brain. For those of us who quit exercising abruptly (perhaps because of an injury, or because of getting so sick of pushing the body for hours, years on end), may therefore not know the affect that a lack of exercising has on the brain.
I have my Holistic Health Coaching certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, and is a member of the International Association for Health Coaches (IAHC). I am also a Certified Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise (ACE). I was a competitive athlete for 15 years, finishing my basketball career at NCAA Division II… Continue reading About