In today’s fast paced lifestyle, we are inundated with information to lead a healthy lifestyle, get into the gym, workout, sweat etc. On the flip side of the coin, it is just as important to Rest, Recuperate and Rejuvenate….take time out.
Leading a healthy lifestyle requires balance. Balancing out your time in the gym or with your trainer to equate with downtime. Often times, clients find this difficult to initiate and or to understand when it is suggested to them to take the day off. That’s right. No exercise for a day!
Tips to Rest, Recuperate and Rejuvenate –
Book in a SPA Treatment. Ahhh, there is nothing more relaxing (aside from a good night sleep) to visiting a SPA! Whether it’s a facial, back massage, pedicure and or manicure taking sixty minutes, ninety minutes or spending the day to being pampered, does wonders for the body, mind and soul. Research conducted at the University of Miami Touch Institute, has found that touch with moderate pressure stimulates a cranial nerve which slows the heart rate and lowers blood pressure.
The saying, “Take time to smell the roses” holds true. Time spent outside taking in Mother Nature and her many wonders releases stress. “I go to nature to be soothed and healed and to have my senses put in order” (John Burroughs 1837 – 1921). Words of truth and wisdom.
Meditation, prayer, breathing, reiki, yoga. Practices gaining popularity with clients integrating them as part of their lifestyle to create balance in body, mind and soul. According to Buddhist Monks the mind can dramatically affect the body’s physiological state. Therefore it is important to “Quiet the Mind”