AIR ~ Movement of the Day:
Day 76 of the 100 Day Challenge! Overhead Plate Squats. Although the classic squat is one of our favorite and foundational movements, we’re kicking it up a notch today and adding some weight! “Enjoy” feeling your arm and core muscles get involved with today’s full body Tabata! [Click here for additional Workouts]
Watermelon Gazpacho! Summer’s end is fast approaching! Make sure you get in all your warm weather recipes before its too late! [Click here for additional Recipes]
SPARK ~ Thought of the Day:
Quote of the Day: “It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.” ~ John Steinbeck
Essential Element: REST allows for the vital repair of your body – and the crucial recharge of your brain [click here to read Spark Insight: Restorative Sleep].
Journal: Sometimes the smartest thing we can do it hit the sack! When stress is high, temptations are higher – and night-time is typically when everything comes to life. Evening is when our bodies are coming down off of their ‘fight-or-flight’ responses from the day – allowing our brains to think about what just happened! Typically – this is when most people go to their fix. Television, alcohol, sugar, etc. The list is long- easily accessible- and deadly. What’s yours? Journal about it. Why do you do it? When did it start? Is it moving you towards the life you want to create? [Click here for additional Journal exercises]