Improving your health requires will and determination but it shouldn’t be that difficult. There are a lot of simple things you can do that does not require massive effort, money and time. It is all about substitutions and what you can incorporate in your everyday living. So let’s start.
Our body mostly consist of water so we need to make sure we drink enough water throughout the day. This is one tip mostly forgotten yet very simple to do.
Keep a bottled water near your bed so that when you wake up, you can immediately drink it and replace what was lost during your sleep time. Though idle when sleeping, it makes the blood thicker. So to relieve the pressure, drink water immediately after waking up.
It is also advisable to drink a glass of water before each meal. This will make you feel full and tends for you to eat lesser.
Hit The Sack Early
Lack of sleep is the same as dehydration It doesn’t give you obvious symptoms but you will feel the toll on your body. Although there are also obvious ones like not being able to focus, getting tired easily or being cranky.
Try to sleep an hour early. Turn off all gadgets or TV to help go straight to sleep. Getting enough sleep will help you give better performance and productivity in your daily tasks. You can also take naps at noon or on the afternoon, after class or work, to help you regain your energy.
You also have to consider the quality of your sleep and not just the length of it. Try not to eat 2-3 hours before bedtime. You should also avoid too much water intake or anything with caffeine.
You cal also use a sleep mask or ear plugs in case your neighbors are too loud.
Normally you would spend 8 hours sitting at your office desk or during in-between classes. You should take a break from sitting by standing or stretching every 30-minutes. Our body is not designed for sitting constantly.
This will also prevent over burn from what you’re doing and will refresh your sharpness as well.
Train With Giant Sets
This next tip would be for already gym-goers. There is nothing wrong nor is it unhealthy to have big guns but you can work out by doing giant sets.
By doing this, you will keep your heart rate racing throughout the whole giant set which is
excellent for losing body fats, endurance, and most importantly for overall health than a regular set-rest-set-rest scheme.
For beginners, you can start by having a 15-minute walk or practicing deep-breathing and meditation.
Measure Your Body
To know what’s best for you, you must know first what your measurements are. Write down your numbers–step on the scale or measure your waist line one day at a time until you see your desired results.
But then again, weighing scales and tape measures will not give you your total body composition. You can try something like a DEXA scan. This will help you know the exact amount of
body fat you carry, your bone density, muscle mass, and other useful information that will give you a better idea what you need to change.
You may also visit a doctor to undergo blood tests and gain some advise of what food to eat that would best fit your diet.
Conclusion These tips are truly very easy and there is no excuse for you not try them. One step at a time that you may include in your daily routine until you have everything on the go. This is your road to a healthier you.