Getting up before the sun rises, incorporating healthy habits such as physical activity, yoga and meditation as soon as we wake up, dedicating ourselves every morning to acquiring new knowledge and reflecting on who is our best version of the world.
Until a few years ago, these axioms seemed to be adopted only by Buddhist monks, but something changed and the wellness revolution It is here to stay and, through a pandemic, it has thousands of followers all over the planet. One of them is lacroix beerthe renowned DJ who has been on the tracks for decades and who for almost 5 years discovered a new way of being in the world through a book of “The 5am Club”by Robin Sharma.
In this way, every week the DJ and radio and television presenter shares his healthy secrets in infobae through its The Wellness Revolution Podcast. In each episode, he asks: What if you could make decisions that positively transformed your life? Overcoming fears, time management, the explosion of energy, the need for change and reaching the best version of oneself are fundamental pillars of his talks.
Within this framework, last weekend he led a meeting to celebrate the second anniversary of Wake up, #challengethe5am. The appointment was on Sunday at 4:30 on the Vicente López coastal road. the proposed activity 5k walk, bike or run. About yogaa talk on incorporation Healthy habits and breakfast. All this within the framework of a new dawn, enjoying a magical dawn, full of energy and in contact with nature,” Lacroix told Infobae.
Some 60 participants attended the meeting on its second anniversary. “There were the usual ones, as well as new faces that came from different and distant parts of the City and Province. Some said that they got up at 3:00 to be on time”, the DJ enthuses, who considers 5 in the morning as the sacred hour and “the mother of all routines”, a moment so powerful that he is encouraged to call it “the hour of empires”.
“At 4:50 we started the 5k. After the tour and in total silence, with full attention, we received the magic of a new dawn. Everything is emotion and joy knowing that the challenge had already been won, that victory was already a fact. That getting out of the comfort zone and hitting the bed was paying off,” Lacroix described.
After the aerobic exercise, the participants took a yoga class in the open air with the impressive setting of the Río de la Plata in the background, which the DJ summed up as a moment “musicalized by nature and the brilliance of the first few minutes”. del sol”. “Sports, yoga, talks on healthy habits, nature and it was barely 7:30 in the morning,” Lacroix concluded about this new path to well-being.
In each of the editions of Despierta, which are held each month in different parts of the country, Lacroix closes the event from his place as host with a talk on the importance of incorporating healthy habits. Today, this place is the closest thing to her comfort zone, but it wasn’t always like that.
“Only God knows what this transformation cost me. Because of my work, for more than 25 years I used to go to bed at 5 in the morning, and today I get up at 5 in the morning, and I respect it as the mother of all routines. The process took me a long time in solitude and in silence working on what I call ‘my private victories’. Nothing is casual in this life, I needed to find myself alone. Endless winters, the cold on the face, broken joints… but with the immense happiness of seeing more than a thousand sunrises”, she specified.
After thousands of days of training his disciplinethe habit of beginning his days at 5 in the morning became the fundamental pillar of Lacroix’s life: “He ordered me, he empowered me, he made me more productive and creative”, he is honest and leaves some clues to achieve well-being , a personal search that each one must define and in which they must find their own way.
And he explained: “The first step is curiosity, if you receive signs looking for a change, or you are stressed, with a lack of time, you feel apathy, you feel stuck. If there is a gap between where you are now and where you would like to be. This is the time to incorporate new healthy habits to your life, understanding that what works for one does not work for another, and that the incorporation of this new ritual has to be very personal and reflective”.
To establish a healthy habit, repetition and discipline are necessary. To achieve this, Lacroix highlights the benefits of 20/20/20 rule upon waking: 20 minutes of your morning dedicated to aerobic physical exercise, 20 minutes to practicing yoga or meditation and 20 minutes dedicated to acquiring knowledge.
Between discipline and the sacred hour of 5AM, Ale Lacroix achieved his personal well-being revolution and since 2018 he has sought to spread it and transmit it to others.
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