The Ripple Effect: Sleep Better, Eat Better, Move Better, Think Better
People’s eating, moving, sleeping, and thinking habits have shifted in the modern world. Scientific and medical advancements have masked? lagged the detrimental effects of a poor diet, a sedentary lifestyle, and insufficient sleep, allowing us to overlook how our bodies are designed and the powerful relationships between diet, exercise, sleep, and mental health.
With unparalleled insight into the human body’s physiology, The Ripple Effect debunks exercise and diet myths and guides you through the process of transforming your health and performance. Dr. Greg Wells outlines the simple keys to sleeping better and waking up refreshed, as well as how you can fuel better whether you’re a busy mom or a high-performance athlete. Additionally, The Ripple Effect includes strategies for exercising more effectively and painlessly, avoiding illness, and thinking more clearly.
As natural as breathing can be good health. Everybody needs to eat, move, sleep, and think. We are capable of extraordinary things if we do them well.
GREG WELLS, PhD, is a performance physiologist, a researcher in exercise medicine at the Hospital for Sick Children, and a former University of Toronto professor of kinesiology. Wells is the author of The Ripple Effect and Superbodies and a frequent contributor to the Globe and Mail, CBC, CTV, TSN, and other newspapers and magazines worldwide. He and his family currently reside in Toronto.
Improve Your Life, Not Make It More Difficult
– Sleep has an effect on the hormones that control hunger and appetite.
– An hour of exercise can elevate a B grade to an A.
– Muscular meditation aids in the reduction of stress and the alleviation of depression and anxiety symptoms
– Watermelon alleviates muscle soreness following a workout
Improve your sleep, and you’ll improve your eating. Improve your diet and you’ll move more. Additionally, increased movement results in improved sleep, which results in improved thinking and feeling. This is the cascading effect of optimal health and performance. Additionally, this is why you do not need to make drastic changes or sacrifices in your life: even a 1% improvement in your sleeping, eating, exercising, or thinking habits will produce dramatic results. With Greg’s simple-to-implement strategies and tips, you can harness the power of the ripple effect and begin living better for the rest of your life, not just for a few weeks or months.