Do you do 5k races? Whether you walk or race it, participating in a local 5k can be the perfect jumpstart to a new season of movement. That’s why I thought to put together a short list of ATL 5ks that are on my radar this season. Won’t you join me for one?
We’ve been told of the adverse physical effects of sitting. But what about creativity? Can our minds get stuck when our bodies don’t move? Research shows that getting outside and moving our bodies helps us generate more ideas, solve problems, and discover fresh, new ways of thinking. We clear our minds when we move our bodies.
Daily exercise should be a part of our routine just like brushing our teeth. However, if you’re in a workout rut and need motivation to try something new or revisit something old put a tangible goal to it that will hold you accountable. Putting purpose behind your workouts (other than to be fit and healthy) is sometimes the edge you need to really see your potential.
Did you know that walking also spurs creativity? Yep. Taking a shower isn't the only time a great idea may arise. Check out thisQuartz article thatdiscusses a recent study by Stanford that proves the long-held belief that walking influences the way we think. This serves as a great reminder to get outside and moving while at work.