Smart Ideas: Health Revisited

Life Hacks For Staying Healthy And Fit.

We all know that a good way of living a long and happy life is by eating only healthy food, reducing the alcohol intake, doing away with cigarettes and by regular exercises. But staying motivated and sticking to a healthy regime and a fitness schedule is not easy.

For you to achieve your desired weight and improve your fitness, try and recruit the entire family into the plans. With the whole family on board, you can easily motivate each other.

Maintain a regular time of meal. The earlier it is, the better. Have lunch between 12.30 and 1.00pm, and dinner between 6 and 6.30 pm. Try to have you lunch between 12.30 and 1.00 pm and have dinner 6 to 6.30 pm. Meal times should be as follows, lunch between 12.30 and 1.00 pm, while dinner between 6 pm to 6.30 pm. Recent studies have discovered that late eating promotes the growth of triglyceride fat in your blood. Unused calories will be converted to triglyceride which increases the risk of stroke and heart attacks. Eating early ensures you burn the calories consumed.

Make it compulsory for every member of the family to be present for every meal. This way everyone can talk about their day. This also helps in slow eating. If you are sitting down and relaxed during meals, you are aware of what food goes inside your mouth. Additionally, your body will have enough time to communicate with your brain when you are full and digest the consumed food.

You must not pile your plate with food. Having the right portion is good. Use a small plate to serve when you feel you are short changed at meal times. It will still look the same visually, however, the volume will have reduced. This way you will not feel cheated.

Your mindset and attitude about fitness and food is essential for your success. Apply different methods to help you along the way like you just like you use mind tricks in using the small plate or play with your perception on the volume of food.

You must understand and accept that while you can eat what you want, whenever you want, you also have the option of being fit and healthier and stay disciplined. You have to understand that every little snack matters. Even though you may think having small cake crumbs is harmless, the fact remains that you are slowly feeding the habit.

Sticking to a basic fitness regime and remaining motivated is easier said than done. With the currently busy life, fixing a fitness schedule is hard. One often has family and work commitments taking priority. Write down the advantages of exercise, what you want to get from it and how you feel about it. To stay motivated, set goals which you can achieve.