Quotes from “The Body Book” by Cameron Diaz

Natali Filatova
Natali Filatovahas quoted2 years ago
Insulin is a hormone that helps deliver glucose to your cells.
camygise
camygisehas quoted18 hours ago
Oxygen is brain food. And since exercise can increase the amount of oxygen delivered to the brain by the blood, you should want to exercise more
camygise
camygisehas quoted6 days ago
Do butt squeezes while you’re brushing your teeth.
• Do lunges while you’re waiting for the coffee to brew.
• Do calf raises while you’re waiting for the train.
• Run up the stairs. Run down the stairs.
• Stretch your calves on the stairs.
• Walk to the next bus stop. Or the next.
• Do sit-ups while dinner is in the oven.
• Stretch during the commercial breaks
camygise
camygisehas quoted6 days ago
The key to all of this is eating for energy and then using that energy through MOVEMENT. The reason our body wants us to eat is because it wants us to move
camygise
camygisehas quoted6 days ago
Sweat at least once a
camygise
camygisehas quoted7 days ago
So eating smaller amounts of wholesome foods more frequently to fuel your body actually increases your metabolism and burns calories! So when you have a handful of almonds as your afternoon snack, you get an instant energy boost and some added calorie burn
camygise
camygisehas quoted7 days ago
When you don’t eat enough food, your resting metabolic rate slows down to conserve energy
camygise
camygisehas quoted7 days ago
If you want to be a healthy person, you must move ALL OF THE TIME. You must remember what it feels like to move for the JOY OF IT
camygise
camygisehas quoted7 days ago
Make a commitment to yourself that you will always give yourself physical activity or focused training, no matter what. Once you do that you will realize that it’s something that you can’t live without. Nothing is truer than that, your body requires it and so do your mind, your heart, and your happiness
camygise
camygisehas quoted7 days ago
it learns to rely less on carbs
camygise
camygisehas quoted8 days ago
adapts to your new routine, you become a fat-burning machine
camygise
camygisehas quoted8 days ago
screen time to les
camygise
camygisehas quoted8 days ago
less than two hours per day
camygise
camygisehas quoted8 days ago
Sit, but take a two-minute light-intensity activity break every twenty minutes; or
• Sit, but take a two-minute moderate-intensity break every twenty minutes
camygise
camygisehas quoted8 days ago
When you live actively, you feel active
camygise
camygisehas quoted8 days ago
Sometimes when you’re sitting around, your body wants energy, and you misinterpret it as hunger and have a snack. But here’s what your body wants: to MOVE
camygise
camygisehas quoted8 days ago
I showed up every day, and I did it, no matter what. Even if I didn’t want to do it, I still did it. And that built the discipline that I needed to do it then—and to know that I can do anything that I set my mind to now
camygise
camygisehas quoted8 days ago
When we are in motion, we connect with our own natures
camygise
camygisehas quoted8 days ago
That is the power of exertion. It makes your body strong. It makes your heart strong. And it makes your mind and your resolve strong, TODAY, RIGHT NOW, every time you just get up and MOVE
camygise
camygisehas quoted8 days ago
gave my body what it needed: physical exertion instead of emotional and mental stressors
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