Keeping Fit And Healthy

Keeping Fit And Healthy

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You have definitely heard of the popular saying "health is wealth," this statement attests to the fact that good health is the most valuable attribute anyone can possess. Many factors combine to affect our health. Some factors are very much within our control, although some are beyond our control. Keeping fit falls under the former category.

Keeping fit is a lifestyle that everyone should adopt. It ensures that we have enough energy to perform our day to day activities without getting unduly fatigued.

We all have different fitness goals; some people want to be able to walk up the stairs without feeling exasperated. Some other people would like to be fit enough to play a game of soccer or run in a marathon. Whatever your fitness goals are, make sure you are actively working towards it.

It is beneficial to have a fitness plan. Get more active. Start jogging or walking at any pace that is comfortable for you. You don't have to compete with Usain Bolt.  

You should develop the habit of working out in your house. You can start with low-intensity exercises and gradually scale it up. Fix a time for working out in your schedule. Ensure you do it every day. You can also buy some fitness equipment to make working out easier and more effective.

You can also register in a gym. This helps a lot because you could get motivated by watching other people work out. Also, there are lots of equipment that can make working out easy and fun in a gym. There is an instructor that can guide you on your fitness journey. Speak to the instructor and let them know your fitness goals so they can tailor your activities to your need.

Another important thing to take note of is your diet, Pay attention to it. Slow down on the carbs and include more fruits, fresh vegetables and, whole grains in your diet. Reduce your consumption of junks and soda. If you exercise and do not cut down on eating junk food, you won't achieve your fitness goals.

You should also know your estimated calorie requirement. Track your calories with a calorie counter app. You can get these apps on the google play store and iOS app store.  

Remember that numerous benefits are derived from keeping fit. Getting regular exercise helps to eliminate stress. It does this by triggering the release of special hormones called endorphins that relieve stress and pain.

Exercise is also important for maintaining healthy bones and muscles. It promotes the release of hormones that make the muscles strong. It also helps to build bone density and reduce the risk of bone breakage in old age.

Keeping fit also significantly reduces the risk of some chronic diseases like coronary heart diseases, stroke, diabetes, depression, colon cancer, and breast cancer.

Regular exercise is also useful in weight management. It is effective for maintaining weight loss. This is because exercises increase the rate of metabolism, which makes calories burn at a faster rate.

Exercise has also been shown to boost brain power, sharpen memory, and reduce the risk of cognitive decline in old age.

It is important to add that you should be patient with your body while trying to adjust to your new routine. Give it time. Also, make sure you work out safely and avoid getting injured. If you feel your routine is not working for you, change to another one.

Finally, the advantages of being physically fit are unlimited. Leave your comfort zone. Push yourself to grow into the person you know you can become. Get comfortable with being uncomfortable. Always start your day with an early morning walk or jog. This is a blessing for the whole day.

You have definitely heard of the popular saying "health is wealth," this statement attests to the fact that good health is the most valuable attribute anyone can possess. Many factors combine to affect our health. Some factors are very much within our control, although some are beyond our control. Keeping fit falls under the former category.

Keeping fit is a lifestyle that everyone should adopt. It ensures that we have enough energy to perform our day to day activities without getting unduly fatigued.

We all have different fitness goals; some people want to be able to walk up the stairs without feeling exasperated. Some other people would like to be fit enough to play a game of soccer or run in a marathon. Whatever your fitness goals are, make sure you are actively working towards it.

It is beneficial to have a fitness plan. Get more active. Start jogging or walking at any pace that is comfortable for you. You don't have to compete with Usain Bolt.  

You should develop the habit of working out in your house. You can start with low-intensity exercises and gradually scale it up. Fix a time for working out in your schedule. Ensure you do it every day. You can also buy some fitness equipment to make working out easier and more effective.

You can also register in a gym. This helps a lot because you could get motivated by watching other people work out. Also, there are lots of equipment that can make working out easy and fun in a gym. There is an instructor that can guide you on your fitness journey. Speak to the instructor and let them know your fitness goals so they can tailor your activities to your need.

Another important thing to take note of is your diet, Pay attention to it. Slow down on the carbs and include more fruits, fresh vegetables and, whole grains in your diet. Reduce your consumption of junks and soda. If you exercise and do not cut down on eating junk food, you won't achieve your fitness goals.

You should also know your estimated calorie requirement. Track your calories with a calorie counter app. You can get these apps on the google play store and iOS app store.  

Remember that numerous benefits are derived from keeping fit. Getting regular exercise helps to eliminate stress. It does this by triggering the release of special hormones called endorphins that relieve stress and pain.

Exercise is also important for maintaining healthy bones and muscles. It promotes the release of hormones that make the muscles strong. It also helps to build bone density and reduce the risk of bone breakage in old age.

Keeping fit also significantly reduces the risk of some chronic diseases like coronary heart diseases, stroke, diabetes, depression, colon cancer, and breast cancer.

Regular exercise is also useful in weight management. It is effective for maintaining weight loss. This is because exercises increase the rate of metabolism, which makes calories burn at a faster rate.

Exercise has also been shown to boost brain power, sharpen memory, and reduce the risk of cognitive decline in old age.

It is important to add that you should be patient with your body while trying to adjust to your new routine. Give it time. Also, make sure you work out safely and avoid getting injured. If you feel your routine is not working for you, change to another one.

Finally, the advantages of being physically fit are unlimited. Leave your comfort zone. Push yourself to grow into the person you know you can become. Get comfortable with being uncomfortable. Always start your day with an early morning walk or jog. This is a blessing for the whole day.

Written by Sher Adebiyi

Written by Sher Adebiyi

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