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Physical and Mental Fitness

Fitness can be defined as the state of being physical fit and mentally stable. Fitness is a relative measure of physical performance, often compared to some type of standard measurement. Our ability to perform and carry out routine physical activities and the physical demands of daily life without experiencing undue fatigue or physical injury, is an integral and critical part of maintaining good physical and mental health.

Getting Enough Water?
Water, Water, Water, enough cannot be said about water.

Water is far too important to be overlooked and taken for granted. Water makes up most of the world's surface and accounts for more than 75% of an adult's body. After oxygen, water is the most important nutrient the body needs in order to function correctly. Blood and muscles are mostly made of water and many other areas including skin, bone and fat contain water.

Exercising vigorously vs. physical activities throughout the day

Staying active and exercising are key components towards many things including weight loss, being physically fit, and sustaining a healthy lifestyle. To achieve your goals, you need to look at how much energy/calories you are consuming, how much energy/calories you are burning, and the amount of physical activity you are doing per day. First, how many calories you are burning each day breaks down into two parts.

How's Your Breathing?

It's all about breathing
To learn to breathe is learn to live. Breathing is vital and yet most of us take it for granted and often forget we are even doing it. Breathing can be both a conscious and subconscious function. In other words, we can control our breathing or our mind and body will automatically control our breathing for us. As a result, we sometimes forget how much breathing can affect our health and wellbeing.



Good Posture and Alignmen

Improve your posture and alignment
Maintaining good posture, and proper body alignment, balance, and positioning while you are standing, sitting or laying down is vital to sustain a physically fit and healthy body.

5 Beginner Tips for Strength Running

In order to build muscle throughout your entire body, strength running is extremely important. It’s a fantastic way to build muscle in your lower and upper body if done correctly. Strength running involves running with or without weights to gain much needed muscle throughout the body. However, if not done correctly, it’s possible to lose muscle mass through this exercise.

Top 8 Best Exercises to Burn Belly Fat

Having a well-balanced body with a slim waist is always a dream of each man and woman. However, this is not an easy task to reach, especially to reduce belly fat. Abdominal fat greatly affects your aesthetic and your health, so if possible, burn them right away. Most people realize that during weight loss, belly fat is the hardest to change.



How to become more physically active

Different body shapes

Which body type are you?
As we look around, we see that the human body comes in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. A person's can be tall, short, thin, curvy, muscular, or rounded, and have body shapes that resemble an apple, a pear, a ruler, or an hourglass. Body shape, or figure, includes a person's skeletal structure or build, and the distribution of muscle and fat, including quantity of fat, on the body. Each body type has its pros and cons.

Happy Movements

It’s no secret that spending too much time sitting or lying down can have numerous unhealthy physical and emotional effects, especially when it is done for a long period of time. Unfortunately, health problems caused by living a relatively inactive and sedentary lifestyle continue to grow. Sure it feels good and who doesn’t want that, but at a certain point it’s really bad for you.





Recovery Guides

Our Twelve Step program Recovery Guides are alcoholics and addicts with quality sobriety. Our Recovery Guides have themselves experienced the nightmare of addiction and the miracle of recovery. Thanks to their own personal histories, these uniquely qualified men have the ability to share their experience, strength, and hope with our guests in an intensely personal, highly effective manner. At Discovery Place, guests enjoy far more one-on-one attention from Recovery Guides than they would otherwise receive in larger, more conventional treatment centers. There is at least one Recovery Guide for every six men. When it comes to learning and adopting the fundamentals of recovery, it's quite clear that smaller groups are more effective than larger ones. In part at least, our Recovery Guides help produce such positive results because they have the time to provide each guest with the individual attention he deserves. To contact one of our Recovery Guides directly, see the staff page or call Discovery Place at 1.800.725.0922.

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Good Health

Maintaining good health is an essential part of achieving happiness and success in life. Pain and discomfort can stop you from living an active and productive lifestyle, because when the body doesn’t feel good, the mind doesn’t either.

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