Perhaps the best kept secret in the world of fitness, is the magic of .....Resting, stopping, coming to a halt, clearing the mind, calming the emotions.
R and R.
Rest and Recreation.
Rest and .....Re-creation.
After exercising, when you are resting, recuperating and repairing, is when your fitness development takes place.
Rest and re-creation is probably the most overlooked factor in nearly every fitness and wellness program.
After exertion, the body needs rest. Learning how to stop , rest and revitalise is a simple skill.
But like every skill, it needs attention, mindfulness, awareness. It needs to be practised.
When do you do this simple procedure, your mind and body and nervous system become conditioned to it. They learn how to assimilated the practice into living. Rest and recreation, re-creation, become a condition, and a practice, in every day life.
This enhances the value of training. The body learns the cycle of exertion, rest, and repair.
It’s simple, natural, wholly effective.
This is one of the main advantages of becoming mindfully aware.
A conscious awareness of how we are functioning on a day to day basis helps us use simple procedures and accessible practices.
Nobody, Nobody, can say she or he hasn’t got the time. The practice of mindful awareness brings this into simple living.
Posture improves. breathing is more efficient.
Energy increases, concentration sharpens, mental and physical stamina abound.
Living well is a skill. Like any skill, it has its fundamentals. They can be learned.
Then you only need to observe the three laws;
Know what to do.
Know how to do it.
Get on with it.