Health tips to help you reach your goals in 2019
Health and fitness are interrelated and interdependent. Where Health is considered to be a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, fitness is a generalized as a state of only physical health. Fitness includes physical activity, physical exercise and healthy diets which is important to maintain good health and lead a healthy lifestyle. Nowadays, people are getting eager to put in efforts to get in great shape and accumulate good and healthy habits in their daily lifestyle. A few changes in our diet and daily routine can be a big step towards lifestyle modification to lead a healthy and stress free living. Today we discuss few health and fitness tips that you can focus on to reach your goals in 2019:
You need to be focused to do any kind of physical activities like Yoga, aerobics, running, jogging, dancing, sports, walking, , jumping as a form of your exercise daily at least for an hour. It’s not at all important to push yourself harder but some form of physical activity is must. In case you are focused on shedding off those extra kilos or pounds faster, you can follow high level intensity workout. Do exercise according to suitability to your body type and comfort.
Control your portions
Control the size of your portion as this can help you control your calories intake. Include healthy meals in required portion and include more veggies and fruits to substitute your portion. You should plan out your meals and divide them into six times a day and make sure to set smaller portions instead of having only three large meals in the entire day. This is extremely helpful in keeping you satiated and controlling your calorie intake per meal per day. “Your body is what you eat”
Sugar is the biggest enemy in today’s world of junk and processed food. You need to be focused on totally ditching sugar in the form of soft and hard drinks, processed juices, canned foods, junk and processed foods. Substituting the refined sugar to healthier and zero calorie plant based sugars like stevia can solve your taste bud problem. Avoid desserts and instead relish on healthier fruit and yogurt smoothies, frozen yogurts instead of ice creams. Fruits are the best thing to eat to suppress those sweet tooth buds when getting into shape as they even make the stomach feel full for up to 3 to 4 hours. As we have heard a quote, “apple a day, keeps a doctor away”, munching on fruits is the great way to ditch sugar.
Fuel your body right
Stop binging on unhealthy cookies, chips and more unhealthy stuff when hungry but instead substitute healthier versions like including fruit salads, peanuts, sprouts, dry fruits, fresh fruit juices. Follow a balanced diet plan to maintain fitness diet with portions of fruits, vegetables, proteins, carbohydrates good fats and other healthy nutrients. Mind it that “your body is not a dustbin to keep filling it with unhealthy garbage to fuel it” when hungry. Following healthier versions and recipes to satisfy those triggering taste buds can help you gain a healthy lifestyle and stay fit.
Increase your water intake
Water keeps you hydrated and helps your body cleanse or rinse away those toxins. It maintains the level of your body fluids and helps in digestion of your food. It is recommended to drink 3-4 liters of water per day to stay afresh and hydrated. Drinking water can help in solving various ailments related to digestive system and keep you away from the medications.
Stay focused, keep patience, and be motivated as results are not overnight but being consistent with following healthy lifestyle can get you results for lifetime.