Have you ever heard of exercise snacking? If you're like me, you're thinking "what in the world is that?' OR you're ready to jump on this exercise + snacking world and you're a bit upset you didn't hear about this new trend earlier!
Exercise snacking IS amazing but no, it’s not snacking while you exercise (even though I thought that too!) It’s a concept that will have you change your whole perspective on the excuse of not having enough time, and allow you to bring consistent movement in your life. Let’s dig in. #snackpun
We are all adults here and we KNOW what’s best for us. Drink water, move your body, blah blah blah.. But that knowledge is NOT power if it's not put into practice. We know we will feel better if we drink water and move our bodies, but we don’t do it consistently. Why? Time. If that's you, because that is now me too, let exercise snacking become your new bff.
Exercise snacking is bringing movement/workouts into your day in spurts. Got 10 minutes to go on a walk? Do it! Found 15 minutes between zoom calls? Search YouTube for a free back and biceps workout. Have another 15 minutes for a quick body weight workout in your living room? Awesome, get her done!
Science has proven that movement on the DAILY is beneficial for mental and physical health. And I’ll say it again, the number one excuse I’ve heard is “I have no time!” Girlfriend, how long do you scroll on your phone all day? (Mic drop) Exercise snacking is for you!
Let me put it this way, I used to be an hour + gym rat pre-pandemic, pre-baby. Now I exercise snack. 20 minute run here, 15 minute dumbbell workout there, 30 minute walk...I fit it in where I can get it in. Sometimes it’s three snacks a day and sometimes I only can get one in. Remember rhythm and not strict routine? Exercise snacking is a great RHYTHM.
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