Health and Fitness Tips

10 Health and Fitness tips

10 Health and fitness tips

1. Staying fit and healthy starts with a balanced diet.

Know and monitor the right weight for your age.

Consult your doctor to learn what foods you should avoid and follow your diet routines. If you are trying to lose some weight, foods with high calories should be omitted from your meals.

Foods with high fiber and low fat should be a priority in your grocery list instead of red meat, sugars and fats.

2. Get on a program that will best suit you.

Everyone is different. You may have surgical history where a certain fitness programs may not be suited for you.

Always consult a qualified trainer to make sure that the fitness program will not hurt you. If the fitness program is not for you, it may only cause frustration and injuries.

3. Set realistic targets.

Wouldn’t you be frustrated if you set your mind into reshaping your body in month? Make sure that the body you prefer in a period of time is achievable and realistic. The program should also be practical and will not give you false hopes. It is important to be aware of the blocks you encounter in your daily living. This will help you know what program is satisfactory. And once a program has been reached, then you can set goals and timelines that are realistic.

Read more: How to set realistic goals for weight loss

4. Work on your muscles

The reason mainly is, when you develop muscles, you burn more calories and then you lessen the fats in your body.

Multi-joint exercises and weight lifting are recommended. Learn what exercises work on certain parts of your body.

5. Drink plenty of water.

Drink at least eight glasses of water every day. This cleanses the body from impurities.

6. Take Vitamins and Supplements.

Do not forget your Calcium supplement. Sufficient Calcium intake is beneficial for women of all ages. This has been proven to prevent having cramps and Pre-Menstrual Period (PMS) Symptoms. It also prevents Osteoporosis especially for menopausal women. Vitamin E boosts strong immune system.

7. Quit smoking.

If you are smoking, stop. Recent studies have shown that women smokers are more prone to diseases than men smokers. Women who smoke have a high risk of getting breast cancer. Also limit your alcohol intake.

8. Incorporate exercises in your daily routine.

Take a walk after work, use stairs instead of elevator or play with your kids when you are at home. Home exercises are also effective especially when you do not have time to go to the gym and would like to lose some weight. Yoga and Pilates are only a few of the many effective exercises you can do at home. Exercises help in limiting the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

9. Avoid stress.

Many of us are prone to too much stress. Stress has been known as cause to many sicknesses. As much as possible take time to relax. Read a good book, hang out with friends and engage into sports.  And do not forget to get enough sleep to revive your energy.

10. Use sunscreen to protect your skin from the harmful rays of the sun.

Wear hats when under the sun to protect your skin. Too much sun is bad for your skin. The skin is prone to cancer when exposed to too much sunlight. It also speeds up the aging of skin cells, which causes wrinkles.

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