4 Simple Steps To Be Active And Healthy

Categories Fitness & Sports

An active lifestyle can significantly improve the way you live and your overall health. However, for many people this can almost be like a chore that they have to do. Instead, choosing activities and exercise routines that suit you personally will make all the difference between you viewing exercise as boring and difficult to you having fun and enjoying physical activity.  Make sure to set reasonable goals and follow these basic guidelines in order to get active.

First step is to walk

One of the main misconceptions to maintaining an active lifestyle is that you have to jump straight to strenuous exercise routines with weights and fat burner Hong Kong or running marathons. This can’t be further from reality and one of the main reasons why most people give up fast. Start small and walking for about 15-20 minutes a day around the neighborhood is a great way to do so. Walk at a comfortable pace and you can keep yourself entertained by listening to music or an audio book. Moreover, consider walking in your daily commute to work or school.

Stand up more often

Most people working 9 to 5 desk jobs tend to be seated most of the time and prolonged periods of being seated have shown to have a negative impact on your overall health including life span. Consider standing up whenever possible. Instead of going through expensive a weight loss program these are also simple ways to make a difference in your daily habits. You will also notice significant changes in your energy levels by standing rather than being seated all day.

Exercise routines

Most of the time we get lazy to stick to formal exercise routines and end up feeling de-motivated and not doing any at all instead. A great way to be active is to do some exercises while doing your daily chores. For example; we are used to relaxing while watching tv in the evenings, so why not so some simple exercises while watching your favourite tv show?

Sign up for an informal sport

If you have been used to playing on your Xbox, it is time for you to consider dropping the consoles and going outdoors to play some games! Call your friends or family and spend a few days a week in the evenings or during the weekends being active. This is not only a great way for everyone to be active but also helps bond and socialize with people. You can also join societies and clubs for some softball cricket, or tennis or any other sport that you’d like to take part in.