Today we went on a 10 mile hike with family! It was hard,but we did it 💪 ☀️ lots of water ☀️ lots of sunscreen + umbrella ☀️ lots of times felt like I couldn’t do it anymore.....but i pushed myself and i did it, we all did. :) —————————— Hiking benefits: Hiking is a powerful cardio workout that can: ✅ Lower your risk of heart disease
✅ Improve your blood pressure and blood sugar levels
✅ Boost bone density, since walking is a weight-bearing exercise
✅ Build strength in your glutes, quadriceps, hamstrings, and the muscles in your hips and lower legs
✅ Strengthen your core
✅ Improve balance
✅ Help control your weight
✅ Boost your mood. "Research shows that hiking has a positive impact on combating the symptoms of stress and anxiety," says Gregory A. Miller, PhD, president of the American Hiking Society. "Being in nature is ingrained in our DNA, and we sometimes forget that."
On the road to #shambhala ! Stopped in Vernon to grab @rileydavid7 . We went for a fun little trip in a Jeep and a little hike before jumping in the lake. Awesome mini adventure before the big one! 😁🌈💙💜💚
Quote of the week, "We need to establish, as basic goals for our society, both preserving the environment's health and incorporating the routine experience of nature into our everyday lives."
-Stephen R. Kellert
It can't be ALL work & keto macros, you have to take a little time for sunshine and FUN too. 😉 Slim and I spent the afternoon at the river (a 90 minute "lunch break") to get out of the house and enjoy the beautiful day. 🌞 He's a #seniordane at 9 1/2 years old, but he enjoyed rooting through the bushes, lounging in the shade and splashing in the river. And protecting me from weirdos. 🙂💕 I brought a long lead and found an out-of-the-way spot so he could explore and enjoy while I floated in the river for a bit. Such a nice break! 👙 I try to take time out of every day for #metime and to #enjoynature even if it's just 20 minutes. It's a great opportunity to #getunplugged and get your mind and heart realigned with your goals and your purpose. 💖 Slim just wants to pee on things and bark at people, but he's cute so that's all that matters. 😋 #danelove#womansbestfriend#greatdane#danelife#danesofig#danesofinstagram 💡 Don't forget to take time for YOU, so you can recharge. 🧚♀️
Summer in Canada always feels too short and I'm already getting bombarded with fall fashion ads!
Until the leaves start falling off the trees, I plan to distract myself from the news of the 'impending cold weather' with all the vibrant greenery still alive outside.
I'll be taking advantage of the warm weather even if it's simply to enjoy a ginger @crazydlabs prebiotic soda. While I usually drink water, this soda was a great find. It's local, comes in a glass bottle and offers a little sweetness through prebiotic root vegetables➡️which colonize our gut microflora. You could say... soda that is good for you?