Posted by Enk Mora on 4/19/2015 to Health
In today’s age people are living a hectic and fast paced life due to which they refuse to pay much attention to their health. It is due to this reason that they experience a number of work-related injuries and suffer from different types of diseases that force them to take frequent visits to the doctor. This not only disturbs their work-life balance but also damages their health completely.
An unhealthy lifestyle will also lead to premature aging and weak muscles. Therefore, it is important to have a healthy lifestyle to save you from the risks of contracting various fatal diseases. A healthy lifestyle will prolong your life and contribute to your fitness.
We therefore present some useful advice that can help you lead a healthy life.
1. Eat Healthy
Taking the right nutrition can play a very important part in improving your health. Therefore, try to take regular meals every day, and make sure that the meal portions consist of vegetables, fruits and grains. Also include a protein and iron source in your meal such as chicken, meat or fish.
Try to take milk as a form of calcium and fresh juices for vitamins. Also don’t skip meals and eat desserts and snacks only occasionally, to avoid gaining excessive weight.
2. Get Regular Exercise
Try to find a sports activity or exercise that you can truly enjoy on a daily basis. Exercise is not only beneficial for good health but can also make you lose stress and improve your brain mechanism. Thus, try to exercise for 30 minutes every day. You can even take yoga or aerobic classes if you aren’t fond of workout or going to the gym.
You may also indulge in your favourite sports so that you can enjoy the process instead of taking it as a burden. There are different sports that can promote a healthy lifestyle such as tennis, cricket, football and swimming.
3. Get Proper Sleep and Rest
Getting a good night's sleep is really important for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Not taking adequate rest can result in lower energy. This can affect not only your performance at work but you may also not feel healthy and fit. Therefore, experts’ advise to take at-least 6 to 8 hours of a good night sleep.
4. Try Wearable Technology
Various recent reports suggest that wearing a gadget can help you monitor your health and fitness levels. Those that are regularly monitoring their fitness levels or maintaining a diary are suggested to have better fitness than those who do not. Wearable technology is a revolutionary invention that can make it easier for you to live a healthy lifestyle.
There are a variety of fitness apps, smart devices, gadgets and wearable devices in the market that can make you lose many pounds. There are fitness apps such as MyFitnessPal, which can help you keep a track of your calories which can help you lead a healthy lifestyle. This app contains all the tools and features that may help people to reduce weight and live a healthy lifestyle. It also has meal taking and daily calorie intake recommendations.
Wearable devices and gadgets such as GPS running watches (cogito) and activity trackers (misfit) can also be worn to keep a track of the distance covered during exercises, the hours you have slept and the calories you have burnt each day.