The Daily Check-In 6.30
Glute move: lunge combo
Meditate with the Dalai Lama.
The Dalai Lama is launching his first musical release “Inner World” next month. In celebration, Equinox members have exclusive access to a new breathing meditation led by His Holiness.
Get a first listen in the Equinox App.
Hydrating cucumber and watermelon come together in this seasonal salad that’s both sweet and savory. Marinating the melon in shallot vinaigrette intensifies its flavor; serve alongside grilled proteins.
Work in the shade.
Direct sunlight on the head can impair motor and cognitive performance and may affect productivity, according to a new study at the University of Copenhagen. If WFH is inspiring you to take the office outside, be sure to cover your head or find a shady spot.
Photo by: @Sincerelyjules
Find compatible competitors.
“Competition is really about getting the best out of ourselves,” says Denver-based sports psychologist Justin Ross, Psy.D. “We do that so much more readily when we’re connected to another person or group.”
Whether your sessions take place at the club or on a distanced run, be sure you and your training partner have similar approaches to competition. “If it’s fun and inspiring to rag on each other, go for it,” says Lani Lawrence, Psy.D., LA-based certified mental performance consultant. If that’s not the case, though, Lawrence recommends finding someone with a like-minded approach.
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