Your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, who lives in you and was given to you by God. You do not belong to yourself for God bought you with a high price. So you must honor God with your body. 1 Corinthians 6:19
Today is the 13th annual National Women’s Health & Fitness Day. An estimated 80,000 to 100,000 women of all ages are expected to participate in fitness related activities all over the country on this day. It has been reported that more than 1,000 groups across the country will host women’s health and fitness events at senior centers, hospitals, health clubs, park and recreation districts, local health and service organizations, schools, retirement communities, houses of worship, and other community locations.
The main goal of this day is to encourage women to take control of their health and they need to do so by making smart choices regarding fitness and food. This event also gives a number of local organizations the opportunity to showcase health and fitness related programs that they can offer women.
You can celebrate this day with any local organization that hosts events to promote this day or you can host your own National Women’s Health & Fitness Day.
Listed below are a few ways by which you can join the celebration:
- Try a new sport. If you haven’t been running in a while, you can go out and hit the pavement or try swimming a few laps.
- Try a Shazzy Fitness DVD. If you like the comfort and convenience of your home, try a new workout dance video like Shazzy Fitness. You can hip-hop you way to a fitter you through Shazzy Fitness.
- Eat one super food a day. Super foods are foods like broccoli, figs, kale, and salmon among others that boost your immunity and helps you lose weight.
- Take a nap. A number of research studies show the importance of getting adequate amount of sleep in order to be healthy.
- Swap the sugary drink with water. Water is a no calorie drink that your body needs to function well.
- Try dark chocolate for dessert. If you need to satisfy your sweet tooth, try a piece of dark chocolate instead. Dark chocolate has compounds that lower blood pressure.