According to dermatologist Jordan Wang, increased blood flow to the skin is one big benefit of exercise and movement, because nutrient-rich blood can “flush out unwanted byproducts of skin cells and contribute to having a healthy glow.”
Today, Courtney McManus is joining us to share tips on how to use habit stacking to create movement and mobility into your life.
Courtney is a 40-something mom of 3 who started her personal training career in 2006. Posture has become a passion of Courtney's and she's here to talk about the importance of movement and how easy it can be to implement into your everyday routine.
Watch our conversation here:
Notes on the Interview
Key points discussed in the interview:
Habit stacking - the definition
Courtney "Helps busy mom’s move more in their everyday life"
Changing perspective on exercise, how can we stay moving consistently throughout the day
Identify something that you do every day, what can you do while you’re waiting for your coffee to brew for example?
Grounding, getting out in nature, 360 breathing can help our lungs & posture, calf stretch, push-ups, calf raises, dancing
1. tuck chin just a little & get head against the headrest
2. grab tennis ball & put in between you & the seat, stop if you feel tingling - you’ve hit a nerve
3. Take deep breath and press back of ribs against chair
How can I move in my everyday? Change positions often
Humming & singing can help strengthen the throat muscles
What body movement have you outsourced to technology, take back that movement that you may have lost