Researchers pointed out that mindfulness does not affect people's interest in exercise. Mindfulness affects exercise indirectly by boosting satisfaction because one feels satisfied when you are engaged in a positive experience.
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Mindfulness has become quite a buzzword and its meaning at times can be loose and subjective.
Mindfulness can be defined as a deliberate and controlled awareness of the present moment.
Taking up exercise could change your desire for specific foods.
One study found that novice exercisers start to have a diminished appetite for fattening foods. However, different people respond differently to the same exercise routine and the same foods, showing the complexities of the relationship between exercise, eating, and fat loss.
A handful of studies have been published on the efficacy of mindfulness apps, thanks in part to Headspace, one of the most popular apps in the field. In hopes of getting its app scientifically validated, the organization has partnered on more than 60 studies with 35 academic institutions. In the meantime, in lieu of research proving that apps work, marketers tend to draw misleading, but attractive claims.