Finding What Works: Invest In Yourself

There are plenty of wellness products out there in the world, some of them probably worth your money more than others. While you don’t necessarily need products or things to boost your wellness, here are a few of my favorite things that have been worth the investment:Photo of a plant growing in a person's hands.

A pair of good running/walking shoes: I can’t tell you how many people have told me that they’ve had the same exercise shoes for years and then proceed to complain about various shin splints or foot pains. I recommend going to a local running store to get fitted for a pair of shoes that fit your body type and needs as a quality pair of shoes can make a huge difference. Runners High ‘n Tri or Dick Pond Athletics can be great places to start.

Smart watch: There are plenty of smart watches out there that track your steps. You don’t need anything too fancy, but a watch that can help you track your steps can serve as a good reminder to move more throughout the day.

Running/Walking Belt: Whether you’re a runner or walker, I’ve found that my flip belt has come in handy when I go indoors or outdoors to exercise to help store my phone, keys, snacks etc. There are plenty out there to choose from, FLIPBELT is just one of many brands.

Minimal Equipment: If you’re traveling or don’t have time to make it out of the house, have a few small pieces of equipment on hand so you can complete any sort of workout anywhere. I’ve invested in a quality jump rope, a 20 lb. weight plate, yoga mat and a foam roller and I’ve been able to program body weight or slightly weighted workouts no matter where I go as the equipment is easy to store and carry with me when I’m on the go.

Want to learn more about other habits that can help you along the way? Check out the links below for additional information:

TIP #1: Change Your Environment

TIP #2: Accountability

TIP #3: Strive for Harmony Rather than Balance

TIP #4: Be Inspired

TIP #5: Sign Up for a New Challenge

TIP #6: Avoid What is Fun, Fast or Easy

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