"With BRAVE wings she flies."
Staying Consistent: Consistency is a key component to any exercise routine. Keeping up a running or walking routine does not have to be a constant struggle. Follow these tips for integrating running and walking into your lifestyle.
Staying Motivated: Motivation may be one of the hardest aspects of a healthy lifestyle to understand. How do you find it? And more importantly, how do you keep it? Follow these tips to keep your eye on the prize.
Self-Talk: Self-talk is the talking you do in your own head about yourself and the things that happen; your own "running commentary" on your life. What you say to yourself can have a big effect on the way that you feel, and on what you can achieve. Here are a few guidelines to make sure your self-talk is helping and not hindering you.
Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op Healthy Eating Recipes: Want a healthy snack to take on your next walk, hike or road trip? These Heart Healthy Bites from the Sacramento Natural Food Co-op are exactly what you're looking for! Think trail mix without all the mess. Feel free to make it your own with different types of nuts, dried fruits or spices. Get crazy!
Brooks "Run Happy" Tip: Now is the time to pick your next challenge. What will keep you working out consistently? What will keep you motivated?
Journal Prompt: What is one negative thing you tell yourself during your workout? How can you re-write it?
Mark Your Calendars:
Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op Cooking Class Discount: As sponsors of No Boundaries, the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op is providing all Fleet Feet Sacramento trainees the opportunity to take some of their amazing classes at a steep discount. Details here! Thank you Co-op!!
Registered Dietitian: You've now got the exercise part down, but looking for help on what to eat? Sign up for a session with Registered Dietitian, Katy Tenner and learn how to fuel right for your body and you goals.
Triumph: Did you hear? Triumph Cancer Foundation is the sole beneficiary of the Shamrock'n weekend! Register today for the 5k race and know that you are helping cancer survivors in the Sacramento area.
Free Seminars and Clinics: Fleet Feet offers a myriad of free runner and walker seminars and clinics on topics from foam rolling to strength training, good form and more. RSVP today!