AIR ~ Movement of the Day: Day 86 of the 100 Day Challenge! Dumbbell Rows. Remember to choose the appropriate weight for your movement today and notice how Dr. Franson brings his Dumbbell Rows through the full range of motion for the most effective workout. [Click here for additional Workouts]
SPARK ~ Thought of the Day: Quote of the Day: New things cannot come where there is no room. ~ Mario Morgan
Essential Element:It is critical to “own” the reality that our behaviors have natural consequences and that these outcomes are remarkably predictable [click to read 'Creating Change'].
Journal: When our lives are saturated, our hearts crave space. Regardless of if the things soaking up our lives are grand or miserable, if they are utilizing all our time – they are choking us. A life of growth is a life necessitating room to breathe. List in your journal three spaces where you feel yourself breathe deeper, clear your head, even daydream. Make a point to get to one of them this week. And bring your journal. [Click here for additional Journal exercises]
Journal: In your journal – list three habits you have adopted over the last month – either intentionally or unintentionally. How have they impacted your life? What influence have they had on your head space? Have they afforded you greater capacity to be present in the moment? Now consider a habit you haven’t had the courage to put into practice. THIS is your week… Make it happen. [Click here for additional Journal exercises]
You can’t say too many positive things about the Overhead Squat – it’s a full body, full range-of-motion, demanding yet safe exercise, that is easily modified by simply holding your hands overhead, a PVC pipe, a pole or, as in this video shows, a dumbbell in one hand. As you get stronger, you can hold any type of weight: two-handed bar or dumbell – it’s all good!