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The Top 7 Recovery Options to Build Resiliency of Body and Mind

The Top 7 Recovery Options to Build Resiliency of Body and Mind

Resiliency requires a balance of both physical and mental health. Some physical recovery options also support mindset and resiliency, or the ability to recover from everyday physical or mental stress. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), stress accounts for two-thirds of family doctor visits. Other studies show an even higher...

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...