you recognize this scenario? Get up in the morning, grab a cup
of coffee before dashing off to work or school. Mid-morning, feeling
tired, lethargic, sleepy or lacking energy... time for another
cup or two of coffee.
of people take pills to temper their mood swings. Just in North
America, in 2014 drugs companies sold over $15 billions worth
on antidepressants to battle debilitating mental disorders.
Most of these mental disorders are result of lack of health
and fitness, which is a contradiction because we all want to
be healthy and enjoy a fulfilling life. Like playing guitar,
practicing sports or any skill, controling our moods requires
determination, discipline and regular practice.
of taking pills, drinking coffee, eating junk food and relying
on alcohol and drugs, regular Core Training is a powerful way
to take control of our mood swings, especially when the going
gets tough, and the temptation is to take the easy route with
drugs and food. More that a mental condition, bad postures,
stress and irritation in our internal organs are the main reason
for mood swing. The fact is that when our organs are inflamed,
our brain get inflame too. For this reason, more than just physical
exercises, our programs are designed to relax our internal organs,
restore the natural alignment of our back and enhance our vital
of the time, lack of energy can be traced to one or more of
your habits or routines. Lack of energy is a normal response
to physical exertion, poor eating habits, emotional stress,
boredom, or lack of sleep. In some cases, however, lack of energy
is a symptom of an underlying medical problem that requires
medical treatment. Energy
is defined as: "the ability to do work." Asleep,
awake, eating, resting, studying, working, praying or playing
sports, all parts of our bodies (muscles, brain, heart, and
liver) need energy to work. This energy comes from the food
we eat. When we eat, our bodies transform the energy stored
in the food into energy to do work. When we run or walk, we
"burn" food energy in our bodies. When we think or
read or write, we are also using energy.
causes lack of energy? There are many contributory factors
that can lead
to a feeling of lassitude and lack of energy. If you constantly
feel tired and have checked with your doctor that there are
no underlying medical conditions, perhaps it is time to consider
other possible factors.
Bad diet - Fad dieting, erratic eating patterns, skipping
meals or simply choosing a bad diet can play havoc with your
overall well-being, draining your energy resources and leaving
you feeling totally exhausted.
Stress - Whenever the body is experiencing stress, energy
levels are sapped and several important nutrients namely vitamins
B and C and zinc, are used up. The
only way to replenish that store its by eating foods containing
high levels of the essential nutrients.
B helps to maintain a healthy nervous system and release
energy. It is found in potatoes, green vegetable, tomatoes,
fresh and dried fruit, wholegrain cereals, brown rice, eggs,
dairy produce, seafood, lean meat, liver, kidney, poultry
peas, bean, lentils, nuts, and seeds.
C helps the body to protect itself against possible
infection. It is found in fresh fruits like oranges, grapefruits,
blackcurrants, limes and fresh vegetables.
helps the body to resist possible infections. It is found
in liver, red meat, egg yolks, dairy produce, wholegrain cereals,
oysters, and other shellfish.
carbohydrates help to increase energy levels and relax
the mind. They are found in bread, rice, oats, pasta, and
Alcohol and toxic substances - Toxins enter the body in
many ways - from the air we breathe to the food we eat, from
pollutants in the environment to alcohol, drugs and the emotional
stresses of everyday life, all these factors can contribute
to toxic build-up. After a while they can knock the body off
balance, leaving you feeling sluggish and lacking in energy.
However, if your body is treated right, that is, provided with
the right nutrients and lifestyle choices, your metabolism will
allow your trillions of cells to work in harmony. The outcome
will be a disease-free life, lived with vitality and abundant
you have decided to keep your body energized and live well,
rest assured that you will not regret it. Regular Core Training
will help you relieve stress, decrease your risk for cardiovascular
disease, strokes, obesity and even control mood swings. Do not
became too obsessive about what you eat, or about the amount
of exercise you try to do. Set yourself realistic targets, ones
that you know you can achieve. In addition to regular exercise,
one effective way to manage moos swings is be practicing relazation
and meditation. This is explained in The Power of Relaxation
program. Watch video clip:
breathing - There is nothing quite so refreshing or
relaxing as five minutes of deep, steady breathing to blow
away those cobwebs. And deep breathing is also excellent
for helping you to de-stress. Here are some basic instructions:
1. Sit in a quiet room.
2. If you are wearing a skirt or pants, undo the waistband
so there is ample space for you to expand your stomach.
3. Close your eyes, now slowly breathe in through your nose,
holding that breath for a count of five, and then, to a
count of five, slowly exhale through your mouth.
4. Repeat this again several times.
learn more about deep breathing and relaxation, try the
Power of Relaxation and let your body return it
to a natural flow of energy and vitality. In doing so you
Improving your immune system
Improving your circulation
your natural flow of energy
Ensuring the body maintains the necessary energy it requires
to stay healthy and fit.