Health Is A Superpower

Health Is A Superpower

With so much focus in recent months on building strong immune systems and prioritizing well-being, experts agree that one of the BEST ways to bolster your body’s natural defenses is by investing in your health through nutrition and fitness.

So, when a person finally decides to take ownership of their own wellness, all kinds of amazing things always begin to happen! Here are three for you to consider:

Reduced Risk of Chronic Illness

Chronic conditions like the following are some of the largest contributors to underlying health issues:

Obesity (33.8% of all Americans)

Heart disease (the leading cause of death in the US at 23%)

And even some forms of cancer (21.3% of all US deaths)

Of course, these days there’s no shortage of diet fads and health tips. But it is definitely possible for a person like you to invest in your health by hiring a nutritionist/dietician, seeking the medical advice of your doctor, or spending 30-minutes a day learning about all the great ways to empower your body through a balanced approach to food.

Simply put, food is fuel.

But remember: the standard American diet will give you the standard American diseases. So, if you want a better output you need better input.

Luckily, it’s easier today than it’s ever been to adopt a healthy lifestyle as long as a person like you is willing to make a personal investment to take the initiative and begin now.

Upgraded Stress Response

It’s no secret that being active reduces stress.

According to Harvard Medical School, “Exercise reduces levels of the body’s stress hormones, such as adrenaline and cortisol. It also stimulates the production of endorphins, chemicals in the brain that are the body’s natural painkillers and mood elevators.”

When you move more, you feel better.

Fortunately, it’s easy to get in GREAT shape with martial arts training.

Not only will this help you reduce stress but it will also give you a fantastic sense of accomplishment. When a person like you advances in your martial arts training, you quickly learn new skills increasing your confidence, developing laser-like focus, and encouraging good habit formation.

Improved Mental Health

Mental health expert, Stephanie Gilbert, writes, “Mental health heavily influences our quality of life. So it makes sense that mental health, just like physical health, needs to be taken care of and maintained. And one way that it can be maintained is through finding a sense of community.”

So, as you read this, imagine one of your greatest accomplishments. Perhaps it was getting that grade you really wanted or perhaps it was that promotion you worked really hard for or perhaps it was finishing at the top in the competition. You might agree that you didn’t do any of it alone. There was always someone who believed in you, helping you.

That is the power of belonging to a community of like-minded people!

You more easily find purpose and meaning in a community of like-minded people because you know that you are supported to accomplish your goals… which always feels really good. In fact, experience shows that people who invest in martial arts at Invictus always transform their goals into results.

So, how will you take charge of activating your superpowers?

Perhaps for you, it will be making that smart food choice at your next meal or maybe deciding to move more this next week or even practicing daily mindfulness. Whatever you choose, your inner superpower is just waiting to be unleashed!

So why not BEGIN TODAY?

 

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