The ongoing battle of the bulge, while once considered primarily a matter of vanity, may actually be one of the best ways to reduce your risk of dying from a multitude of causes, but especially heart attack.
Sandi Cornez's insight:
The ongoing issues with fat are not just vanity related as research is showing that by taking action to burn belly fat could indeed extend your life.
Here are 6 evidence based ways to burn fat and extend your life:
Movement/exercise is critical for overall brain health and wellness. Recent research reveals that exercise promotes neurogenesis; your brain's ability to adapt and grow new brain cells.
During exercise nerve cells produce proteins that stimulate the production of another protein in the brain called Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor which stimulates the growth of new neurons and helps protect existing brain cells.
Physcial activity produces biochemical changes that strengthen your body and your brain – and in areas associated with memory and learning.
Saturday was a lovely perfect Spring day in Portland, OR, not too warm yet plenty of sunshine. A perfect day to go visit my "soulful, joyful" place. It had been exactly 10 days that I had completely moved all of my things from my old house to my new home and I was ready for a good long walk. Continue reading →
Are you one of those people who knows exercise, some sort of fitness is good for your body, yet you procrastinate and rarely follow a regular routine? Don’t beat yourself up. Many people are in this same boat. That’s not to say, it’s okay, because exercise is so critical to your overall health and well being. As your heart begins to pound, your brain chemistry reacts almost immediately to get you feeling better both physically and mentally. Continue reading →
Are you like I was, somewhat confused by the terms practicing lifestyle changes and anti-aging?
Many of you, myself included eat healthy, exercise, don't smoke, and maybe have a glass of wine a day. We are practicing lifestyle changes. And this is extremely valuable health wise. But this is not anti-aging.
Antiaging is not simply reducing your risk for diseases associated with aging. Antiaging is altering the fundamental cause of aging., which is progressive degeneration. And this degeneration is caused by a decline in anabolic repair and accumulation of catabolic damage.
To slow the aging process, you restore your body's ability to repair and heal itself.