Mental Focus

Mental Focus

Make Your Workouts Easier and More Effective with a Warm up - DOWNLOAD THE PODCAST

If you start every workout with a warm up for your body and mind - you will find that your workouts become easier, more enjoyable AND you'll take your fitness to a new level.
 
Every workout should begin with a five- to ten-minute warm-up. A warm-up is your time to limber up your body—and your mind—in preparation for the workout to come. It can be as simple as a walk or a jog.

3 Steps to Make Your Workouts Easier and More Effective

With the warm weather fast approaching, it may be time to get back on the path and shed that winter coat. This past week I've had a few friends and acquaintances say to me, "Tina, I really wish I lived near you, because I need your influence to get in shape." My response is always the same - You don't need me, all you need is the right frame of mind to get started and build momentum.

The real key to getting on track and staying on track is focused attention. The ability to train your mind, as well as your emotions, on a specific outcome. What works best? It may surprise you that it's not getting into that bikini. No, studies show that for long-term results, we need to focus on how attaining a certain goal will make us feel.  

Recalibrate Your Brain with the PMJ Technique - (Video & Podcast included)

Mental Focus is the key to BodyMind Health (Video & Podcast included)
In Outdoor Fitness, you cultivate mental focus just as you develop physical strength and endurance. It’s a component to all the workouts, a skill to develop and hone, a tool to spur you to greater achievements and better health for your bodymind.

 What is mental focus?

Simply, it’s the ability to concentrate on the task at hand, to put your attention on the present moment, without interruption from internal chatter or external distractions.

Beat the Wintertime Blues with Natural Light

The office lights may be casting a dark shadow on your health and well being.
 
You’ve heard of Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD—SAD relates to the need we all have for sunlight hormonal regularity and well being. But did you know that we are also affected by artificial light? It’s true. Artificial light has a measurable effect both physically and mentally. However, it’s not always a positive affect.
 

Quick Workout 5 - Balance and Proprioception

Autumn is the time to start thinking about and preparing for winter sports. Most winter activities like skiing, skate-skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, snowshoeing and the like, require good balancing skills. At the core of this type of athletic movement is kinesthetic awareness and proprioception. Proprioception is the neurological component to kinesthetic awareness.
 
The Quickie Workout - Proprioception and Balance - 10 minutes

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