Podcast: My blueprint for good health and wellbeing part 2

Animal flow class in action blueprint for wellbeing

This week we’re talking about my blueprint for good wellbeing and health.

Topics Discussed In This Episode:

A recap of last week’s episode.

The fitness classes and disciplines Leanne is investing time in right now.

Why Leanne finds that Kung Fu has been a great addition to her wellness routine.

What Leanne does during her boxing classes and what her Peloton sessions look like.

Why animal flow can be beautiful to watch.

The benefits of animal flow classes.

The importance of variety within your fitness routine.

How often Leanne utilizes the infrared sauna and what the benefits are.

What the most important part of recovery is.

What is actually happening in our bodies when we sleep.

The supplements Leanne always takes.

How focusing on things that don’t have to do with you can support your overall wellness.

Key Takeaways:

Kung Fu has introduced new skills into Leanne’s fitness routine.

As you get older, you need to exercise your brain and your body.

Combat sports get you out of your comfort zone.

Animal flow is a great combination of cardiovascular and strength training.

Peloton is a great workout because it combines both exercise and fun.

The infrared sauna is helpful for detoxifying the body and promoting longevity.

Leanne does daily meditation for recovery for at least five minutes a day.

Sleep helps consolidate learning and memory as well as moderate hunger.

Human growth hormone is produced while we sleep and is crucial for muscle building.

Leanne sleeps for at least seven hours each night.

Krill oil provides omega 3, which is important for brain health.

Talk to a nutritional therapist before you introduce any new supplements.

Leanne is involved in several community initiatives by donating her time and energy to other causes.

Your blueprint should be executed with intention.

Action Steps:

What to consider when thinking about your weekly routine:

  1. Are you willing to adapt your schedule? If what you’re doing isn’t working for you, you should be willing to adapt and adjust as needed.
  2. Are you getting enough recovery? Without adequate recovery you may not reap the full benefits of your health and wellness activities.
  3. Is there intention behind your actions? Being intentional and goal-oriented will help you stick to your own health blueprint.

Leanne said:

“I think it’s really important to bring variety. I think that’s one of the most underappreciated aspects of wellbeing. But also just to continually be throwing new stuff at yourself.”

“I’ve talked about those five workout sessions that I do a week. The benefit of these sessions, all of them, is derived in good quality sleep. So the human growth hormone, which enables, basically, our muscles to grow, that’s produced at night. It’s produced when we’re in deep, good quality, restorative sleep.”

Links To Things Mentioned In The Podcast:

Omega 3 supplement: https://www.planetorganic.com/products/pure-encapsulations-o-n-e-omega-30-caps

Article on personal training: https://www.bodyshotperformance.com/if-you-think-its-about-personal-training-youve-missed-the-point/

Link to Leanne TED talk on ‘why fitness is more important than weight’: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-SLP1BF7KBQ

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