Mood Boost In Just 10 Minutes
Tuesday, March 17th, 2009
Health promotion is key to a happy sustained life. here are easy steps to provide you with energy, improving both mood and digestion. In addition, this will also help an individual to find their optimum weight as indicated by Nell Nelson of the Telegraph (13 03 09).
Spring is most definitely the time to get healthy, stuck indoors over the winter months leaves you wanting a new zest for life, that urge to break-away.
These easy straight forward steps will not only give you energy, they will also put you in a better frame of mind and improve digestion.
It is a fact that if you spend 20 minutes or more on doing any exercise that makes you out of breath, that is good. Even that red face is considered to be a sign that blood is being pumped by your heart to all the cells in your body. This gives an abundance of oxygen and the benefits include: hair, nails, and skin cells will be improved. Thus, if maintained, the benefits will be seen in as little as a few months.
Significantly and more immediately, oxygen is being pumped to your brain, helping you to think more clearly. That’s why a quick jog could sort out a problem that’s bothering you. What’s more, all those feel-good endorphins created by exercise will instantly put you in a more positive frame of mind.
Get off the bus/train just one stop early, walk at a pace whereby you get out of breath and your heart speeds up. Similarly if using a car, try using a bike instead. Try and make it fun, as you will stick at it. Make sure that you exercise at least three times a week, 20 minutes or more will do the trick, dont forget, get out of breath.
Eat before you exercise, choose energy foods with both slow and fast release carbohydrates. This enables the body to enjoy the exercise so much more. Eat seeds, nuts or dried fruit. After exercise your muscles are more receptive to sugars for storing them as energy, so again have some fast-release sugars, such as dried fruit or a banana.