Everyday Fitness Tips to Stay Healthy
1. Early Morning Exercise
‘Early morning exercise can do wonders for your body’
Waking up early in the morning and performing any sort of exercise (may it be cardio, strength training, or high intensity interval training) can help you stay fit for a long time period. Research shows that exercise performed in the early hours of morning, produce better results than in any other time of the day.
So, try to make the most of your mornings by working out and lay out a better foundation for your future.
2. Quality Breakfast – A Definite Must!
‘A healthy, quality breakfast is a definite must’
People who have a hearty, healthy breakfast in the morning produce less amount of ghrelin (hunger hormone.) Therefore, they eat less. So, a good breakfast is necessary to prevent yourself from eating all kind of junk and unhealthy foods which can also make you feel lethargic. Junk food also acts as a hindrance towards your fitness goals.
‘Hydration is key’
Human body is made up of 70% water. That just shows how important water is for our body. By keeping yourself hydrated, you will not only avoid the hunger pangs, but you will also be providing nourishment to your skin and other body organs. On average, one should drink 8-12 glasses of water on a daily basis.
4. Track Your Regime
‘Document your progress’
Documentation and tracking of your regime is one of the best fitness tips that someone can give you. When you write down what you have been doing in the gym, outdoors or at home, it will motivate you to do better. Make a journal, file or a fill a separate diary with your achievements and downfalls. At the end of the day, these documented things will help you conquer more and in turn improve your fitness.
5. Adequate Rest
‘Rest is essential for proper functioning of muscles’
We all love to rest. But, after having a gruesome workout in the gym or at the park, your body requires to cool down. In order to aid those aching muscles, adequate rest is important in preparing them for the next workout. If your body doesn’t get adequate rest, the muscles will eventually lose efficiency. That might affect your fitness goals.
6. Resist That Hunger Urge
‘Resistance is the key to success’
Unwanted urge of food should be resisted at all costs. If you keep on eating, you will multiply all your devoted workout by zero. And I’m sure you wouldn’t want that to happen. So, try to become more resistant and persistent when it comes to avoiding those 3 pm meals or that 5 pm pizza slices in the office.
7. Develop a Meal Plan
‘Give importance to your meals and plan wisely’
Instead of eating 400-500 calories in a single meal, try to make a proper meal plan to achieve your desired calorie intake. For example, a six-meal plan per day is an amazing way to get your daily calorie intake and avoid being hungry all the time. The meal plan will not only make you self-sufficient, but will also give you a sense of management.
8. No Compromise on Your Fitness Goals
‘Do what you have to do to achieve your goals’
When it comes to fitness goals, make sure they are realistic and achievable. Try to establish easy and manageable goals for yourself. So that when you conquer those, you can get ready for the next step. When it comes to fitness, make sure that you fire on all cylinders to achieve them.