Prioritizing Exercise & Relationships And Carving Out Time For Hobbies
Here's a recap of what I’ve been exploring in the realm of longevity this week.
What you will apply in your own life?
🫀 Live Longer
(Easily Fixable) Mistake: Failing to prioritize exercise above everything.
Until you are consistently executing a well-rounded exercise routine (strength, aerobic, anaerobic, stability/flexibility/mobility), nothing else matters.
Don't focus on the nuances of one diet versus another or even think about supplementation until your exercise is nailed down. The lifespan and quality of life benefits of exercise are insurmountable in comparison to these finer points.
But don’t take my word for it.
Caveat: When I say “above everything” I’m referring to health practices in your waking hours. Get to bed at the same time each night and aim for 7-8 hours of sleep.
💪 Feel Healthier
Prioritize relationships and quality time.
As a Western society, our individualistic values triumph a focus on community.
But the best moments of our lives will come from experiences shared with others. Slow down, carve out quality time for close friends and family, live in the moment, and cherish the memories you make.
🧠 Cultivate Purpose
Carve out time for hobbies.
Many hobbies engage our minds, challenge our bodies, and envelop us in a community of like-minded people.
On top of the inherent joy we experience from doing the things we love, these three characteristics will contribute to a longer, healthier, and more purposeful life.
What hobbies connect closely with your short- and long-term goals?
And, as always, please give me feedback:
What did you like or dislike?
What do you want more or less of?
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Until next week,
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