FREE YOUR SOLE!

“The more our bodies are strangers to us the more we remain strangers to life.”
– Carol Bernstein and Therese Bertherat (The Body Has Its Reasons: Self-Awareness Through Conscious Movement)

WTF Is On Your Feet?

When people see me wearing my Vibram Five Fingers, they stop and stare and some say, “Oh they’re so weird”. I reply “they just look like feet, are feet so weird?” Apparently so, but maybe it’s because feet don’t look like feet anymore, they look like shoes.

Leonardo Da Vinci said the human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and work of art. He was right, but somehow we’ve gotten lost along the way by the influence of fashion and marketing, thinking we can improve on what Mother Nature gave us.

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Written by Rebecca Lewis for Nourish The Guide
http://www.nourishtheguide.com/move/free-your-sole/

 
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FALL IN LOVE WITH YOUR LIFE BY EXERCISING IN NATURE

“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks…and into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” – John Muir

Whether you’re suffering from a low mood, anxiety or depression or if you’re experiencing the heartbreak of losing someone you loved, running or walking outdoors in a natural setting can help you feel better in many ways.

Run outdoors to lift your mood and stimulate creative thinking

According to a 2010 study, when we experience heartbreak, our brain’s response is similar to that of cocaine withdrawal. In other words, you need all the feel-good chemicals you can get to counteract this feeling of withdrawal.

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Written by Rebecca Lewis for Nourish The Guide
www.nourishtheguide.com/move/how-exercising-outdoors-can-improve-your-life/

 

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NATURAL RUNNING - LEARNING TO ENJOY, NOT ENDURE

Many people will tell you that running hurts, and they are right!

With reports stating that around 80% of runners will suffer from a running-related injury at some point, you could be forgiven for questioning whether running is something that people do as a form of punishment, to work off over indulgence, or to counterbalance being sedentary for much of their day. It doesn’t have to be that way though.

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written by Rebecca Lewis for Nourish The Guide
www.nourishtheguide.com/move/natural-running/