Are you looking to be healthier and more productive this year? Would you like to perform better not only in your professional life, but personal life too?
No matter who we are, it seems we are all looking to live healthier and figure out what truly works. With all of the plans and diets out there it can be hard to know what truly is the magic formula for optimal health.
Want to know the secret to living longer, healthier, and better?
It all comes down to one thing……
Are you ready to hear the secret?
Here it comes……
It’s all about making your current lifestyle—better! We are now finding that genes really aren’t the determining factor for our health—it’s our lifestyle that plays the biggest role.
The good news is that no matter how bad our sleeping, eating, and exercising has been in the past—we can always start fresh because the body has an amazing way of healing itself when you give it the right ingredients.
Want to know the ingredients needed to make up the ideal lifestyle? We call this On Target Living. It’s a lifestyle that’s fun, flavorful, rewarding, and most importantly–repeatable!
Have you ever heard of the Blue Zones? These are areas in the world where people live the longest. Blue Zones have the highest concentrations of centenarians (people who live to or beyond the age of 100 years). And the best part is that these people live without disease. So what’s the secret that these centenarians all have in common? Simply, a lifestyle that incorporates REST, EAT, MOVE.
People in the Blue Zones don’t pump iron. Instead, they move on daily basis. They sit on the floor multiple times a day and are constantly moving up and down, squatting, gardening, etc. They ride their bike or walk to the grocery store.
There is no convenience route—they do their own yard work, fix things by hand, and make in person visits to their friends and family’s houses rather than chatting via phone or social media.
When they do physical activity, it is something they enjoy. They also value downtime. (We call that white space) People in the Blue Zones have a love for their community and value their social time with loved ones. Rather than eating for flavor and convenience, they eat for the experience. They appreciate the story of food as it relates to where it comes from, what’s involved in process, and how it connects them with the people they love. They don’t over indulge in anything, instead they do everything in moderation making each experience so much more rewarding. If they drink, they drink one glass of wine–not six.
Research suggests that human capacity (lifespan) is about 90 years old. Unfortunately, life expectancy in the United States is about 78 years old which is usually caused by disease, cancer, and diabetes. So Imagine all that you could do in 95 years or more?
The longest-living person whose dates of birth and death were verified to the modern norms of Guinness World Records and the Gerontology Research Group was Jeanne Calment, a French woman who lived to 122. (Source from Wikipedia)
Life is too good to cut short. Here’s to incorporating a lifestyle that can help you live longer, healthier, and happier. #lifeontarget
To learn more, check out this Ted Talk from Dan Buettner, author of the Blue Zones Solution.