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The Ultimate Guide to Starting A New Fitness Routine and Staying Motivated

The Ultimate Guide to Starting A New Fitness Routine and Staying Motivated

The power of movement within a healthy lifestyle can’t be understated. The EXOS four pillars provide a complete and balanced plan for healthy living, addressing motivation and goal-setting through mindset, fuel for the mind and body through healthy nutrition, and rest through recovery. Incorporating movement completes the 4-pillar foundation for healthy living and sets you...

Define Motivation in 3 Simple Steps

Define Motivation in 3 Simple Steps

Staying motivated is important when your goal is good health. But, is good health enough motivation to effect change? EXOS has put a lot of study into what helps us to reach higher, achieve more and improve our performance and health. It all starts with resolving to make health a priority and developing a mindset...

7 Reasons Why Exercise Is the Best Medicine

7 Reasons Why Exercise Is the Best Medicine

Many people equate regular exercise with good health, but for different reasons. For most of us, achieving or maintaining a healthy weight is our number one reason for establishing a regular exercise regimen. What you may not know is that other benefits of regular exercise could be even more impactful on building a healthy lifestyle....

4-Pillar Foundation Series: the importance of recovery for total health

4-Pillar Foundation Series: the importance of recovery for total health

Rest and recovery are an essential pillar of a healthy lifestyle. The EXOS 4-Pillar Approach highlights how mindset, nutrition, movement and recovery work together to establish a foundation for overall health and well-being. Of those 4 Pillars, recovery may be the most important. What is recovery? You’ve heard that it’s important to take breaks now...

4-Pillar Foundation Series: The Power of Movement

4-Pillar Foundation Series: The Power of Movement

From your brain to your joints, movement has the power to improve every part of your body. And it’s not just about high-impact, sweat-inducing exercise, either. It’s simple – whether you choose to implement small movements into your routine or try a new activity like cycling or yoga, increasing your daily movement can help upgrade...

4-Pillar Foundation Series: Nutrition Fuels A Healthy Body, Brain

4-Pillar Foundation Series: Nutrition Fuels A Healthy Body, Brain

Brain fog and lack of ability to concentrate may indicate that you aren’t getting enough of some brain-boosting nutrition. The foods and beverages we consume help fuel our muscles, contribute to healthy skin, help us to recover after a workout and even affect the brain. Incorporate these healthy foods as part of a balanced approach...

4-Pillar Foundation Series: Develop a healthy mindset

4-Pillar Foundation Series: Develop a healthy mindset

Healthy living starts with getting through a lot of mental barriers and deciding that healthy pursuits are worth the effort. That’s what we at EXOS call “Mindset,” and it’s an essential pillar of our human performance philosophy. How do you change the way you’ve always thought about yourself and your ability to become the healthiest...

7 Steps to Recommit to Your Goals or Start Fresh

7 Steps to Recommit to Your Goals or Start Fresh

We usually start each year with the best of intentions, but abandon those complicated or seemingly unattainable resolutions within just a few weeks. Luckily, the experts at EXOS have provided these seven simple steps to getting started or refreshing your routine at any point on your journey: Find your reason to train. Defining your goal...

Stay Hydrated for Improved Performance

Stay Hydrated for Improved Performance

The human body comprises many intricate systems that all depend on proper hydration to function correctly. The experts at EXOS tell us that by the time you’re thirsty, you’re already dehydrated, so pay attention to your body’s signals that it needs water and be proactive about your daily water intake. Here are some signs you...

Get Outside and Grill

Get Outside and Grill

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors with friends and family, and there’s no better way to do it than with some healthy meals cooked on the grill. Check out these tips from EXOS on how to step up your grilling game and enjoy healthy food all summer long!  

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