You are probably wondering why I have written 4961 ?
Well, this is the average number of steps people do in a day.
And it just so happens that research shows that people who did less than 5469
Are more likely to suffer from low mood and depression.
What does this mean?
Well, your brain rewards you for MOVING…
Not before you do it.
I mean I’d be lying if I said I was always excited to exercise.
I love having exercised (aka the feeling when I have finished)
The endorphins flooding my brain
The sense of achievement
All occur instantly.
Then it is a case of you putting your attention on where you’ll be 5 years from now if you keep building on where you are right now.
Be it your independence
Blood sugar levels
Running around with the kids / grandchildren
Making everyday tasks easier.
Risk of disease..
I could go on..
There are only so many times in our lives that we can say ‘tomorrow’ …
And just like this research indicates…
Small habits can make a big difference.
Matt ‘small habits, compound effect’ Fruci