I’ve been asked by my acupuncture patients about keeping fit and role of short workouts so many times, I’ve decided to write about it. You’ll be pleased to learn, a short exercise routine can produce health benefits similar to a long workout at a gym. Yes, just minutes of discomfort will develop appreciable health gains and endurance.
Research shows that it could be as little as 4 minutes. So far, this is the shortest proven workout regime I could find that will produce health benefits. And even if train for a marathon, you can benefit from a quick 4 minutes workout at home on days when you are too busy.
The 4 minutes workout
All right, I have to warn you – this is simpler than you thought it would be. Read more
This post is not directly about acupuncture, but needles are a part of the picture.
Dan Ariely is a behavioural economist and an author of a great book Predictably Irrational. In this video he explains reward substitution, one of strategies he used to overcome procrastination and achieve long-term health goals.
What is your strategy?
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