Home - Fitness/Wellness - WHY MOVEMENT MATTERS


Moving your body on a regular basis helps everything from your energy levels, emotions, relationships and ability to learn, to your overall quality of life.

Here’s just a short list of how movement (walking, dancing, gardening, exercising, doing chores, etc.) has huge payoffs for you:

●     It can help lower your blood pressure and cholesterol.

●     It can help support brain health. (One study even showed middle-aged women who were considered “highly fit” had a lower risk of developing dementia at an early age.)

●     It boosts your mood by creating more brain chemicals associated with happiness.    

●     It helps you handle stress better.

●     It can help improve your focus and attention span.

●     It can help your body battle inflammation.

●     It also helps power your body’s lymphatic system, which is like your own personal army against infection. Because there is no natural “pump” to help your lymphatic system drain toxins from your system, the movement of your muscles is actually responsible for helping to move this important fluid!

Here’s a little trivia you can even share with your friends:

How much faster can you recover from a common cold if you exercise on a regular basis?

Answer: Your chances of coming down with a cold are cut in half!

It’s true! A study of 1,000 people found people who were active 5 or more days a week were 50% less likely to come down with a cold over a 3-month period. And if they did come down with a cold, their symptoms were about 40% less severe. 

Pretty amazing, right?

The great thing about it is that pretty much all forms of movement can help you – stretching, walking, even conquering a mountain of laundry!

Here’s a challenge for you …

Level 1: Every day this week, set a timer for 15-20 minutes and move nonstop.

This could be a quick workout, a brisk walk, or even a fast & furious cleaning session in your home. To make it more fun, turn on some music to make it happen!

Level 2: Join us for a FREE Saturday Workout at LyonStrong! I’ve opened up a limited number of spots to help YOU get your body moving this week. Even if you’re a complete beginner, this would be absolutely perfect for you to get the momentum going. CONTACT US TO SCHEDULE YOUR SATURDAY CLASS TODAY!!

How are you going to get your movement in this week? Let me know either in a comment below, or over in our SUCCESS TRAINS HERE​​ Facebook group!

What do you think? Are you up for it?

Committed to your Success,

Lyonel Lumarque



More from our blog:

Do this when you get home from shopping!

1. Freeze your greens: If you’re a smoothie drinker -– or your greens tend to go bad before you can use them up — freeze them! Here’s how: 2. Store herbs in olive oil: 3. Batch cook grains: As soon as you get home, cook up a pot of quinoa, farro, or

Read More »

7 “Bonuses” of Junk Foods

To be clear, when we’re talking about ultra-processed foods, we’re referring to manufactured foods or “food products.” They come in a package and usually are ready to eat, although sometimes you have to heat them up (like ramen soup, frozen dinners, or those “helper” boxed meals that you mix with

Read More »
Scroll to Top

Fill out the form below and one of our coaches will be in touch about membership options.