The Importance of Exercise and Diet

September 2nd, 2008 Leave a comment Go to comments

The easiest thing in the world to do is to become totally engulfed in your work.  When this happens, what usually gets left behind is the family, friends or even your own health.  Now for years i was hopeless at looking after all three of these and it has taken me a while to realise this.  I’ll chat in a later post about how i have struggled to manage the work – life balance.  In this post i will chat about exercise.

Now i am sure that many of you out there are exercise nuts or even just naturally healthy however i am not – well i was not – until about a year ago.  For a long time i would go for the occasional jog and convince myself that i was exercising however the reality was that i was doing nothing about my health.  The way this manifested itself was that i used to catch a lot of colds, cough way too much and people would comment that i was always sick.  This exacerbates itself when you are operating under stress, lack of sleep, and with hectic travel schedules, jet lag.

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