The Model Health Show

Parenting is one of the most rewarding things in life – but it can also be busy and exhausting. When you’re in a hectic season of tending to your children’s needs and schedules, it’s easy to put your own health on the back burner. If you want to make your fitness a priority, there are a few simple tweaks you can make to keep your lifestyle focused on health, no matter how packed your schedule is. 

On this episode of The Model Health Show, I’m bringing you ten fitness secrets every parent needs to know. This information will help you prioritize your health, act as a model to your children, and honor your family. Taking care of yourself is one of the greatest gifts you can give to your family, and I hope this episode will inspire you to make realistic, lasting changes that your kids will want to imitate. 

You’re going to learn simple, science-backed ways to add more movement into your day, how planning meals and packing snacks can make a massive impact on your body, and how habits like sleep and hydration factor into your overall wellness. So click play, listen in, and enjoy the show! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • What it means to have a movement snack.
  • Why excessive sitting is terrible for your health.
  • The numerous benefits of taking the stairs.
  • Why you should aim to avoid plastic water bottles as much as possible.
  • How microplastics and nanoplastics are getting into our tissues.
  • Why nanoplastics are particularly dangerous. 
  • What percentage of the average American’s diet is made up of ultra-processed food.
  • The link between the standard western diet and bone loss. 
  • How to set your family up for success by packing healthy snacks.
  • Ideas for fitting in structured workouts under less-than-ideal conditions.
  • Why digestive health is a cornerstone of human health.
  • How to encourage kids to eat whole foods for better digestion. 
  • The shocking science of how sleep deprivation mimics drinking alcohol.
  • Why taking care of yourself is a way to honor your family.
  • How quality sleep can improve your performance and mood.
  • The multiple ways alcohol can trick you and harm your health.
  • How to optimize your glymphatic system.
  • Why healing, recovery, and rest are essential for parents.
  • The importance of enjoying the magic of your kids. 

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