Walking is one of the best exercises for weight loss — and for good reason. It’s convenient and an easy way for beginners to start exercising without feeling overwhelmed or needing to purchase equipment.
Also, it’s a lower-impact exercise, meaning it doesn’t stress your joints.
There are many traditional yogic paths that facilitate connection to the highest truth and awaken our own consciousness, including tantra, mantra, laya, kundalini, bhakti, jnana, karma yoga, and so on. Each path specializes in its own techniques and methods to awaken greater awareness and connection to self and life.
Yoga practices include posture, breathing, control of subtle forces , cleansing the body-mind, visualizations, chanting of mantras, and many forms of meditation.
Why not take your fitness outside? Here are eight reasons why you should be exercising outdoors.
Think about hiking, running groups, cycling groups or walking with your partner. Social interactions also lessen stress and increase happiness.
Unpredictability is also essential for the human spirit. When you exercise outside, every day the environment is a little bit different.
Incidental movement: what it is, and why it's great
Fall in love with MOVEMENT - at the top of any list when it comes to looking after ourselves "incidental movement," is one of the top habits of healthy people regardless of age or stage of life.
Incidental movement includes any activity built up in small amounts over the day.
In our modern world we live busy lifestyles, impacted by stress and fuelled by caffeine and it is impacting our ability to get to sleep, get enough sleep and have quality sleep. We seem to have the impression that we need to be working all hours of the day and night. Often sleep is not even prioritised and this in turn is impacting our health.