Mens sana corpore sano*Physical and mental well-being
We need exercise and good nutrition to lead to a healthy life, but what about the mind? Does it also have to be exercised? Well of course; mental exercise or mental fitness can reduce stress and anxiety. It only consists of dedicating between 15 and 20 minutes a day to some cognitive activities such as completing a sudoku puzzle, reading or meditating.
How much should an athlete sleep to increase their performance?
One third of our lives is spent sleeping, assuming we close our eyes between six to eight hours a day. Sleeping effectively gives us energy to carry out our daily activities, especially athletes, who need to relax their muscles after a training session. But do we give it the importance that it should have?