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Steps for a healthy lifestyle

Steps for a healthy lifestyle

Taking care of yourself and living a healthy lifestyle is not that difficult to maintain. A healthier lifestyle will give you much more energy and it will also improve your mental health. It also helps to increase your chance of defeating illnesses. 

Below are steps you can take to maintain a healthier lifestyle:

Make sure to include fruits and vegetables in your diet. Fruits and vegetables contain nutrients such as vitamins and antioxidants that will help to boost your immune system. Having fruits and vegetables will also help to fight heart diseases so make sure you eat five to nine servings of fruits and veggies per day.  

Drink enough water – it will help to keep you hydrated and will also improve your well being. Drinking water also helps to improve brain function and cleanses toxins from your body. It is recommended that you drink 8 glasses of water per day. 

Exercise regularly – this is a great way that you can stimulate your health and it has shown that physical activities help to improve your overall health. Try to at least exercise three times a week. Make your workouts fun and try some fitness classes like:

Step, Pilates, Body Conditioning, Cardio Insanity, Legs, Tums and Bums and many more. 

Smile and laugh more often – to smile and has a variety of benefits to both body and mind. When you laugh your body release endorphins and it also reduces your stress levels and gives you a burst of energy. Laughing more often also helps to reduce blood pressure and strengthen your immune system.  

author: Zone Fitness