Your body is a shell which sticks with you from birth to death. You can have friends and a family but the only thing that goes the long distance is your body. With high stress and a busy lifestyle, it is easier to fall back, to be too engrossed in your work and forget to drink that healthy glass of water or to fulfill that long forgotten promise of a jog and a trip to the gym.
The only thing needed for an improved state of health is discipline combined with a few friendly tips.
(i) Workout : Half an hour to maintain and an hour to lose – weight that is And across all possible workout routines, the best is a combination of cardiovascular exercises and strength training exercises.Cardio helps you lose weight while strength training helps in building the lose’ muscles, toning them.
(ii) Water : Approximately 7-8 glasses, or 2 liters every day. If you do not remember or, are engrossed in your work, set timers for – morning after waking up, half an hour before breakfast, lunch and dinner, & half an hour after breakfast, lunch and dinner. For profound accuracy, there are mobile apps available which calculate your water needs according to your weight and height, and also ring out friendly reminders at the appropriate time – What a wonderful caretaker.
(iii) Food : A major part of healthy body is what goes inside and gets absorbed. Plan your foods to be rich in protein, good fibers and healthier fats like omega-3. 100 grams of cinnamon raisin bagel has 274 calories – Google will tell you With easier information access all around u, all you need to do is chalk out a weekend and chart out the balanced dietary intake plans for the entire week according to your body. Go browsing or, visit your doctor.
(iv) Sleep : Though researchers haven’t been able to determine the factor that causes us to sleep, they sure have found how much sleep we need. As we grow older, we need lesser and lesser sleep. A baby needs 15 hours of sleep while a 60 year old needs only 4. An adult getting lesser than 7 hours of a good night sleep has mood swings and difficulty in concentrating.
(v) Discipline : We all have 24 hours a day. What determines how productive the day has been is distribution of work to be done. Like for anything else, improvement in health can be achieved with disciplined routine, which is ironically said to be the hardest to achieve. Set hours apart for your health. Set an hour in the morning to walk or jog – wake up early. Set alarms or reminders in your phones for water intake. Set up a dietary schedule – eat timely and eat healthy. It will all become a habit and you won’t even notice. A break in this habit will only cause annoyance which will then cause you to stick to it.
5 tips for improving your health, on your five fingers. Keep your health on your palm and retain it in the iron fist.