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If you are reading this post
then I know you are currently on the Internet, either accessing the website
on your computer or through your phone. For a lot of you, this is not
the first time you have logged on today, nor will it be the
last time either. While online, you might also check out a few of your
friends profiles, a celebrity blog or two, your favourite online store,
download some music from iTunes and check your email. At the same
time, you might also be texting your friends, looking at some photos in
your gallery and browsing the App store on your iPhone, while you
watch some TV and download the next episode (so you don't have to wait a
This might sound like a lot, but the funny
thing is this is all completely normal technology use in 2012,
especially with the introduction of laptops, smartphones and fast
I know a lot of people that run their
lives in this fashion, opening 10 browser windows at a time so that
they can peruse multiple sites in a few seconds, or press the refresh
button countless times a day, to see if anyone has updated their
I see a lot of people at the gym slowly turning the peddles of the bike, too engrossed in their photo gallery to break a sweat.
hear a lot of my clients say that they are so fatigued each morning
and all throughout the day, usually because they were up all night
playing games on the computer or watching TV.
technology has given us so many great features, it is also important to
step back and take note of the amount of time you are spending "wired"
How many hours do you spend watching/downloading/uploading/posting/tweeting/viewing/sharing
each day? (If your job requires you to do any of the above, then add
those hours in too).
Imagine if you devoted 1 of those
extra "tech" hours to exercise each day. Even if you already go to the
gym, imagine adding an extra hour at the end of your day to walking,
stretching, yoga/pilates, meditation etc.
coming home and jumping straight onto the computer or watching TV, have
your gym attire ready and take some time for your health. You will
find that you sleep better, have more energy and burn more calories.