FITNESS FRIDAY: August is National Wellness Month

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – The month of August is a great time to jump-start and prepare for changes and transition. August is also National Wellness Month. And that is what today’s FITNESS FRIDAY is all about.

Health experts say to start your fitness journey, first, you need to know what ‘Wellness’ means.

Wellness is the state of being in good health. And that includes a variety of factors, such as physical, mental, social, emotional, even environmental just to name a few.

National Wellness month focuses on self-care, managing stress and promoting healthy routines.

Health experts also say the key to wellness is creating wholesome habits in your lifestyle such as a good fitness routine, proper eating habits, staying hydrated, taking time to stretch, meditate and relax.

Research has shown wellness and self-care help manage stress and promotes happiness. So today’s FITNESS FRIDAY is all about challenging yourself to make small changes that could help impact your health in positive ways.

WATCH: PK Fitness, Personal Trainer Peggy Keebler and CBS 42 Digital Reporter Jessalyn Adams share Wellness tips and exercises.


For more information on Wellness Month visit, https://www.healthywomen.org/

You can follow personal trainer Peggy Keebler – PK Fitness LLC on FacebookTwitter, and on her website: http://pkfitnessbhm.com/.

Be sure to tune to Fitness Friday next week at 8 a.m. on CBS 42 Facebook and CBS42.com.

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