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The Ripple Effect
The Ripple Effect: Sleep Better, Eat Better, Move Better, Think Better | Greg Wells
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In his new book, Dr. Greg Wells offers concrete strategies on how to get better and stay betternot just for a few weeks or a few months, but for life. Optimal well-being is obtained through a commitment to the holy trinity of healthy livingeating better, moving better, sleeping better. Together these lead to peak physical performance. With tremendous insight into the physiology of the human body and the reasons mankind has evolved the way it has, The Ripple Effect exposes exercise and diet myths, inspiring you and leading you on a clear path to achieving a health and fitness transformation. With smalland very achievabledaily changes in your life, you'll see the incredible effects of aggregate gains that professional athletes know. You'll learn how: Eating broccoli provides the body with more protein per calorie than eating steak Using one teaspoon less of sugar per day would help you lose four pounds of fat per year Walking for fifteen minutes per day decreases your risk of cancer by fifty per cent Playing games like tennis can prevent Alzheimers disease Losing ninety minutes of sleep reduces daytime alertness by nearly a third Replacing an hour of television with an hour of sleep could help you lose over fourteen pounds in a year And much more.
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jen_the_scribe
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Got this on Kindle after someone recommended it to my best friend. I looked into it and was intrigued…

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EadieB
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Day 21 - #Ripple #BeautifulWords
#TheRippleEffect #GregWellsPHD

ripple
noun

ˈrɪp.əl

a small wave on the surface of water:
The stone she threw caused ripples to spread across the lake.

a sound or feeling that spreads through a person or group of people, gradually increasing and then becoming smaller:
A ripple of laughter/applause, etc. ran through the crowd.
News of the war hardly caused a ripple (= people showed little interest).

OriginalCyn620 I need to do all those things better! 🤣 2y
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dixi_e
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An interesting and quick read. Lots of good advice although most of it was familiar. I liked how he connected everything and how it helped give me some much needed motivation to get back to better living.

CouronneDhiver Sounds like I could use this one - I‘ve been in a rut thanks to a long-lasting cold/flu! 👍🏽 5y
dixi_e @CouronneDhiver I have no excuse! I‘m just in a rut. But this was motivational and easy to read (a few hours) and I liked how he connected these healthy habits and reiterated repeatedly the need to KEEP the habits. Also, that small change is enough and that bit by bit it becomes big and sustained. 5y
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limada
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What an wonderful way to start a book! #amazing #lifechanging

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BookishTrish
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There's a certain irony in reading this chapter at 2AM

Lcsmcat 😄 5y
kspenmoll 😂😂 5y
Caroline2 😂 I am so useless if I don't get enough sleep!! 😴 5y
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