Optimize Your Morning Routine, Part 2: The Pillars of Health

By Alex Charfen in Huffington Post

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I’ve found that the quality of my day is largely dependent on my morning activity. I like to get a jump on things early, so I wake up between 4:00 and 4:30 a.m. every day to start my routine.

Last week, I introduced one key element of that routine: The walk. This addresses one of the Four Pillars of Health—Movement. But before I ever step outside in the morning, there are several other things that happen first. And each of these activities focuses on a different Pillar.

Hyperhydration

Though it may sound like a convoluted chemical process, this is just my term for drinking lots of water. It’s the first thing I do every morning to wake up my body. And although it’s simple, hydrating early has a huge effect on energy, alertness and metabolism throughout the day (continue reading).

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Date: September 22, 2016
Appearance: Optimize Your Morning Routine, Part 2: The Pillars of Health
Outlet: Huffington Post
Format: Newspaper