Fitness tip of the week

Fitness doesn’t just apply to a beings physical state. Optimal fitness is mind, body and soul.

When you eat healthy and exercise, your body may be healthy but without working your brain, your not getting the full benefit of health and nutrition. Although we can’t exactly sit our pets down and have them read a book we can train them to do tricks and follow commands.

Consistent verbal communication is a great way to train a pet but be sure to make it simple and always use the same references when training. Training your pet is the number one way to get those brain waves working. Not only does it make them think but the one on one time is building up emotional wellness as well.

A fit brain will help prevent depression, Alzheimer’s and other mental illness. It will also pave the way for the rest of the body to work at maximum capacity. It’s understandable that in today’s day and age, time isn’t always available but it’s important to make the time for your pets, even if its only twenty min a day.