What a great post by my friend, MaryLou, about the mindset for exercise. I just had to share it with you all. The opening quote says it all!
Exercise is a celebration of what your body can do, not a punishment for what you eat.
The other day that quote was on the white board at the gym where I work out. It is so true. I have been following the blog of Dr. Yoni Freedhoff for several years now. He makes it clear in blog posts like this one and this one that exercise does not make you lose weight, only good food choices can do that. But as Dr. Freedhoff likes to emphasize exercise is the single best thing you can do to have a healthy body.
Exercise can help you sleep better, make you less anxious and more positive, improve the appearance of your skin, strengthen the density of your bones so you are less likely to break them, give you…
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