EXTENDED! OUR FRIENDS & FAMILY EVENT—NOW 20% OFF THRU JULY 22 WITH THE CODE FRIENDSHIP

Movement Motivation

Holistic Living

That post-yoga glow, or the youthful radiance revealed by an early morning jog, is no illusion. Recent research has shown that exercise can actually reverse the effects of aging on skin.

If you’re even a casual follower of this blog, you’ll know that I’m a big fan of any and all ways to boost circulation in support of skin. And you’ll know that increased blood flow brings plentiful oxygen and an abundance nutrients and chi to the body’s cells, carrying away residual wastes—including the free-radicals that damage cellular structures (for more on that topic, see my last post on antioxidants!)

Breaking a sweat clears pores, flushing out the system and releasing any energetic buildup. As endorphins surge, the body enjoys a total sense of wellbeing, and, in turn, higher levels of endorphins means lowered cortisol, which protects precious collagen. But now scientific researchers have shown that working out moderately strenuously for 30 minutes twice a week for two months also improves skin, especially in those over 40, who were found after the trial period to have skin much closer in composition to that of a 20 or 30 year old than to their non-exercising peers.

I love the idea of relying on the body’s own natural systems to turn back the clock. It’s pure motivation to move.

Anyone up for a springtime challenge?

Sometimes it helps when science quantifies these things for us. So, here’s the protocol: 30 minutes x 2/week x 2 months. It’s incredible to know that any age, we’re only ever 16 workouts away from radically radiant skin.

Image: Timothy Takemoto/flickr

 



Also in Journal

COMMUNITY
COMMUNITY
Holistic Living
As the best gardeners and farmers will tell you, nothing builds health in the garden beds like

Read More

TAMMY’S SUN CARE CONSCIOUSNESS
TAMMY’S SUN CARE CONSCIOUSNESS
Happy Summer Solstice! On the longest, lightest day of the year, I am thinking of the sun—our source,

Read More

BLOOM
BLOOM
Holistic Living
When summer comes into full bloom

Read More

Enter The World Of
Holistic Beauty

Subscribe today for exclusive access to our latest offerings, tips & upcoming events and receive a 10% discount on your first order. 

Your Perfect Regimen

Find your ideal Tammy Fender products, to match your skin type and address all your concerns.

How would you describe the overall condition of your skin?

DRY
OILY
SENSITIVE
MATURE
DAMAGED
COMBINATION

Do any of the following conditions currently affect your skin?

Blemishes
Congested / Enlarged Pores
Tired Eyes, Puffiness, Loss of Elasticity
Redness and Irritation
Dull, Lifeless Skin

Please wait while we select your products...