Optiver 10 min. "Chunks" of Activity & H20

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Optiver 10 min. "Chunks" of Activity & H20

  1. 1. ®The Power of 10 & H20 10 Minute “Chunks” of Activity are just as effective as continuous exercise sessions and Water Rocks! © DW GROUP, LLC 2010
  2. 2. Why a Wellness Challenge? © DW GROUP, LLC 2008
  3. 3. Why a Wellness Challenge?
  4. 4. ®If I don’t have hours to exercise…Why Bother Right? © DW GROUP, LLC 2010
  5. 5. How Much Exercise?????The American College on Exercise recommended: -45-60 minutes of Cardiovascular exercise most days -3 to 4 days of Strength Training a week . . . -Regular Stretching (Yoga,Tai Chi etc) Puhleeeeeeeze!!
  6. 6. The “How" ®Good News:Any Exercise Improves Health!You can achieve health benefitswith moderate exercise.Studies show that three 10-minute“Chunks” of moderately strenuousexercise each day can be as beneficial tohealth as 30-minute continuous workouts. © DW GROUP, LLC 2010
  7. 7. 10 Minute Chunks of Exercise Choose Your Activity – walking, running, biking, dancing, gardening, strength training, etc. When you get in a 10 minute chunk of activity . . . pat yourself on the back! Change your mindset and focus on what you have accomplished and you will be more likely to do it regularly.
  8. 8. THE “WHAT" ® Dynamic Wellness BEVERAGE OF CHOICE! WATER © DW GROUP, LLC 2008
  9. 9. WHY YOUR BODY NEEDS WATER Helps keep kidneys functioning properly Eliminates waste Regulates body temperature Carries nutrients and oxygen to all cells Cushions joints Helps with weight loss Gives body cells shape, form and elasticity Helps prevent Heart Disease!! And . . . It Has NO CALORIES!
  10. 10. The "WHY " ® WATER AND HEART DISEASE STUDYAdventist Health Study, 6 years, 8280 men and 12017 women: Women / Men who had a high daily intake of water (5+ glasses) had 41% / 51% fewer heart attacks as those who had low intakes (<2 glasses). With those who drank other fluids (coffee, soda pop, etc.), they found no protective effects of higher fluid intake. In fact, those who had the highest fluid intake from other beverages (in place of water) had higher mortality rates, especially in women. - Source: American Journal of Epidemiology 155 (9):827-33, Jan. 2002 © DW GROUP, LLC 2008
  11. 11. Dynamic Wellness Research News ® Happy Juice?Bad mood? A recent study in the Journal of Nutrition suggests thatmild dehydration is enough to dampen your spirits.Researchers tested 25 women’s moods throughout differentperiods of hydration and exercise. The findings? Even the slightestamount of dehydration—whether they were working out orresting—resulted in a bad mood. The less hydrated the womenwere, the less happy they were.Mild dehydration affects you too (though it might affect womenmore), says the study’s co-author Harris Lieberman, Ph.D., of theUS Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine. So howdoes it work? Researchers aren’t entirely sure. They speculatethat dehydration can be detected by our neurons andcommunicated to the region of our brain that regulates mood assoon as our thirst symptoms kick in resulting in crankiness. © DW GROUP, LLC 2008
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