Walking with Intention- Today’s actions lead to tomorrow’s results, you don’t have to walk fast, you just have to walk a little and often. Walking is by far the oldest, yet most modern and effective exercise there is. Week four, here you are going strong! Remember, it’s not how far you have to go – it’s look how far you’ve come!
- Schedule it. Make your walk something you have to do each day – for you, not for anyone else. Ultimately, it’s all about you.
- Share the sounds. Playlists, radio, books, pod casts, or ball games. Ask your friends if they will share what they listen to, to freshen your own library. How you create an inspirational playlist? It’s what you get lost in. Suddenly 30 minutes has gone by and you’re still walking. It gets your adrenaline up from a memory or just the beat. Ask New Brighton Fitness Instructor’s their favorites and share your favorites with them!
- Enjoy the silence. No noise often gives you the ability to experience silence and focus on your body, feel the cadence of your feet as your muscles loosen in the first mile, the swing of your arms, the deepening of your breath, your posture and tightening your abs. This allows creativity and thought, even meditation. It can be safer if you are walking in public, to be more aware of your surroundings.
- Walk with a friend. Don’t be shy, we all want to and sometimes need a reason to move – just ask.
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