by Ewa Biging - Editor in Chief, Just Breathe Mag
For our health and our general state of feeling well, the fitness of our body and our mind is essential. Science shows that targeted fitness training can decrease the risk of heart attacks and obesity.
In our today’s hectic and often crazy lifestyles, it is interesting to know that regular exercise can increase the capacity for concentration and learning. People who actively deal with the issue of fitness are healthier and live statistically longer. Physical activities as well as a healthy, balanced and nutritious high-fiber diet are vital for both body and mind.
HOLISTIC FITNESS is that simple: put more YOU into your practice of fitness. For one second, forget about dumbbells, weights, curricula and systematic training. Put yourself, your mind and your body into the centre.
Self-awareness is the key. It's about feeling, breathing, listening, and exploring. It's accepting, embracing and healing. We are the master of our own reality. If you wish, holistic fitness can be an essential part of this reality. It is not about the goal of being “fit”, but rather a lifelong journey of learning to listen to you bodily needs.
Holistic fitness is a means to improve your body, mind and health – from the inside out.
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