Health Hack: Get All-Day Energy With This Simple Trick

It’s no secret that taking a short meditation break can provide a lasting energy boost. A little more surprising: You don’t have to sit on a cushion to get your fix. “Mindful walking has a long history within meditative traditions, including both Buddhist and Christian,” says psychologist Jean Kristeller, PhD. It’s an easy way to practice being mindful while also burning calories, and it can help you learn to focus on your breath while exercising. It can be done at any pace.

Watch Jenny Sansouci, health coach and author of Healthy Crush, walk her way to more energy in the video above, and find Kristeller’s step-by-step directions below.

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Reprinted from 20 Pounds Younger by Michele Promaulayko with Laura Tedesco. Copyright (c) 2015 by Rodale Inc. by permission of Rodale Books. Available wherever books are sold

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