The Connection With Eating and Working Out

Timing connected to working out is vital. If you exercise in the morning, get up early enough to finish breakfast at least one hour before your workout. Be well-fueled going into a workout. Studies suggest eating or drinking carbohydrates before exercise can improve workout performance and may allow you to

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Challenge Sponsored

The link between wellness, movement, and mental well-being is directly connected. Our bodies crave stimulation and when not mindful of that, the mind and body will become negatively unbalanced.

With today’s busy lifestyles, many spend a lot of time indoors for work or when relaxing at home – which can make us forget about the need to be active. Studies have found that mental disorders decrease with increased movement and working out. Less active individuals are shown to have higher rates of depression and anxiety. Yet, life is hectic and finding the time to have a proper workout can be difficult. How can you start to change?

Starting with a casual walk a few times a week can begin to break the routine because increased movement and activity is important. It is also a simple way to be active. Tracking your steps is another tool that will instantly put your active day in perspective. You can begin tracking your steps with MaximusLife.

Seeing the stats of how many steps you take in a day will help keep you in track to reach activity goals. At the same time you will be taking care of your health, mind, and donating to charity!

The app actually counts your steps by using your phone if you don’t have an activity tracker. Simply carry your phone (and keep it charged) or check-out activity trackers that keep counting even if you leave your phone at home.

2017 Sponsored Challenges
10K Steps = $1 to Charity

At MaximusLife, the team is excited to announce our newest challenge via our mobile platform in which there will be $1.00 of sponsored donation for every 10k steps checked-in. You can be active while giving to a good cause. Stay active and a charity you choose benefits!

Begin changing your life and stimulating your mind and body to achieve wellness, give to charity, and have an overall better impact. Your life will change for the better.

The Benefits of Increased Movement & Tracking it Daily

CSR – Corporate Philanthropy

Corporate Social Responsibilities America’s Charities – Snapshot 2015 found that more than “80 percent of respondents use technology to allow employees to give money, 65 percent use it to record volunteer hours and 69 percent use technology to sign up for a volunteer event.” “About one-third (37 percent) use technology platforms

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Work Out – The Right Way

Work out tips:  1) Be consistent.  This is KEY! Even if it’s a scheduled walk or work out on Tuesday/Thursday, scheduling a time 3x a week is a great way to start being consistent. 2) Effective Exercise Routine:  20 minutes a day two-three times a week Then amp it up!

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Facts About Human Trafficking You Need to Know

Human trafficking is one of the most disturbing and pressing issues in today’s world, and is unfortunately overlooked by most people. It involves the illegal trade of human beings who are forced into labor, sexual acts, or other means of exploitation. In other words, it’s defined as modern slavery. Human

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Eating Healthy – You Are What You Eat

Every time your skin replaces itself, you are quite literally getting the toxins out and replenishing your skin – your liver goes through the same process as well every month! Healthy eating just makes sense. Studies at John Hopkins University showed that “people who frequently cook meals at home eat healthier

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Breaking Into the New Year – Make It Count This Time

The holiday season means a gluttony of food. Now, that does not necessarily have to be bad. Finish the year out doing whatever you want regardless of your health because you deserve it. Afterwards, reevaluate the holidays, your life, and New Year aspirations. Resolutions – get toned and fit? Lose

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Lifestyle Tech for Good – CES 2017 Must Have App

Technology is making its way into the non-profit world. Our lives revolve around technology, cell phones, and ease of access. This cycle is beginning to be integrated in the wellness world – charity’s are going mobile. Last year, 86% of Americans donated! According to research centers, 68% of U.S. adults have

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