MONDAY 17TH AUGUST 2020 -- VOL.4.
Our bi-weekly round-up from the Weekday Wellness sessions
Even more about #GutHealth!
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If you’ve signed up, joined us a few times, but have just been too busy over the summer to come back, or it’s just been too hot to think about HIIT sessions – WE UNDERSTAND! But, please come back and join in, taking the sessions at your pace and learning about nutrition.
In this edition we’re talking more about gut health and learning more about the amazing diversity of Atlantic City!
This weeks' live & learn
JUMPING ABOUT? THINK ABOUT SLOWING IT DOWN
CAN YOU SEE SOME PRE-BIOTIC VEG HERE
PRO-BIOTICS YUM FOR GUTS
Fitness weekly recap
Exercise and Gut health?!
Bacterial diversity in the gut and regular exercise are important when it comes to gut health.
Do the right thing people!
However you need to do the right type of exercise in order to grab those gut health benefits, otherwise you could actually end up doing more damage to your gut!
Make it easy… What!!??
Choose low intensity workouts and strength training routines, these are excellent for out gut health! Long strenuous activity can actually be more harmful to your gut bacteria!
Nutrition weekly recap
Optimise your gut health by introducing more pre-biotic foods into your diet! They’re found in foods such as onion, garlic, chicory root, green bananas, asparagus, lentils, oats, artichokes, leeks and more.
This is important for health!
Pre-biotics are fuel for the good bacteria within our guts. Think of your gut as a ecosystem which needs nourishment from the right kind of foods.
Good bacteria.. so good!
Has been shown to support our immune system!
Stop the swelling?
Pre-biotics can also regulate inflammation and help to improve digestion, and produce immune-system-modulating SCFA (Short Chain Fatty Acids)
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Atlantic City: Wellbeing by the Ocean
Get Sporty in AC too!
Golfers will be thrilled, with Atlantic City having been ranked among the Top Ten Golf Cities in America and if, as some say, you don’t want to ruin a good walk chasing a small white ball there is plenty more outdoors to keep focused on fitness. Sailing, canoe or kayak rental are available at nearby local, state and national parks including Atlantic County Park at Lake Lenape. Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Bass River State Forest offer scenic views and incredible hiking trails for rustic keep fit. Whether you are a ‘gym-bunny’ or love to get on the water or the wilderness Atlantic City has great options wellness options blended with lots of fun and entertainment.