Ok, so walking lately is killing my foot! I haven’t heard back from the dr ye:( I really should call! So I switched my workouts from the treadmill to the elliptical. But my foot still hurts! So I put it up on the ledge and omg it’s instant pain relief! I could stay on this all night:) #gym#workout#trysomethingnew#ketoweightloss#ketofam#gymlife
Working as a developer in IT and spending my time outside of work developing my business plan, results in my head being buried in my laptop on a day to day basis.
Technology completely surrounds me, whether I’m face timing, listening to podcasts on my way to work, using maps to direct me from A-B, coding for the next email campaign or simply scrolling through Instagram.
What we don’t realise is that negative affect that this can have on our health. Technology and screens in particular cause extreme stress on our brain and eyesight. I can’t emphasise how important it is to learn to be mindful with your technology and give your body and brain the rest and rejuvenation it deserves.
Below are the few rules I have implemented in my day-to-day life which I hope inspires you to be more mindful when using tech:
1. When you’re with your loving girlfriends/ mates leave your phone in your bag or pocket. Be present with your friends, take in every moment, breath and nourish the beautiful time you have with them. The notifications on your phone can be dealt with at a later time.
2. When you’re with your loving partner the phone does not need to be in your hand or within arms length. Refrain the amount of Netflix you watch - keep that to sick or rainy days only. DO NOT bring laptops, TVs or iPads into the bedroom. The bedroom is for two things only ;) hehe.
3. Put your phone on airplane (do not disturb) mode whilst you sleep.
4.Turn off as many notifications on your phone as possible.
5.Never use a screen e.g TV/iPad/Phone 60 minutes before bed. Why? Extended exposure to bright light can suppress melatonin production and this can make sleep difficult. Further, content on the device (e.g. social media, messaging, games, work) independent of the light exposure, can make the mind more alert and not ready for sleep.
6. Never have the phone out when you are eating, you owe it to your gut to be present when you eat.
7. When you wait at a stop light or driving in general (we all have been guilty of it), refrain from pulling out your phone to check updates. Instead enjoy your surroundings and compliment the person next to you - you will definitely make their day.
#wcw😍 goes out to this amazing human and YES her hair always looks this good 🙌🏻 Meet Britt - Industrial Ride + Barre instructor, stylist, avid yogi and promoter of all things health + wellness. She radiates positivity and if you missed her ride last night get on the waitlist for Saturday! Scroll to the next pic to see why she rides with the Industrial Ride crew 👉🏻
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Definition: the things under my feet that make hard moves seem easier but actually they’re more intense.
I actually REALLY liked using these today! Paper plates work just as well. Try a plank position and bring one knee to your chest then switch. It’s hardCORE. 😝
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Would you know how to get up if someone was holding you down? It's self defence, it's jiu jitsu and it's fun. Come and give it a try.
I’ll try anything once, and today it was ice swimming! 🕳🏊♀️ I woke up to a snow storm blowing outside my window. I wanted to stay warm and cosy under the duvet but I had a running date! We ran 10k in the dark on a frozen lake in Lahti, warmed up with a big bowl of porridge and then went ice swimming. It was absolutely bloody freezing!!! To be expected 😂 but afterwards we felt a rush of endorphins and totally invigorated. My skin was tingling! It’s a quick in and out dip... it’s part of the culture here in Finland, so would be rude not to try! When was the last time you tried something for the first time? Do it! 🇫🇮⚡️
Those who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. Those who walks alone is likely to find themselves
in places no one has ever been before.
Solitude is not a bad thing its the place you find your greatest truths
Strange to think that in the Southern Hemisphere you’d hear a phrase like..... “boy it gets hot in December! Let’s go to the beach!”
Thanks @scrattykay for sharing!
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If you're a beginner to handstand training, fear of over-kicking might be holding you back. (So much of nailing inversions is in your head!) GMB Lead Trainer @sweetcheekssantacruz teaches her students to learn how to cartwheel first, since cartwheeling is the perfect way to bail out safely.
Start by working on your cartwheel with your hands already on the ground, and slowly work on bringing your hands more in line with each other. You're on your way. 😊👍🏻
What failure are you most grateful for?⠀
You read that correctly - what can you look back on and be thankful for because you’ve gone through it and because without it you wouldn’t be who you are today.⠀
In the words of @willsmith ⠀
I hope you have a successful day (and week) of failures. Failures that will bring you closer to your health and fitness goals, career goals, relationship goals and financial goals.⠀
⭐️🌟⭐️ If you're struggling to get over the negative failure mindset, we should talk. There's an awesome positive perspective that I'd like to introduce you to! 🌟⭐️🌟
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