Tips for Staying Healthy

By on 2012/06/18

Quick and easy steps to maintain healthy lifestyle.

  1. Kick the smoking habit and limit alcohol intake.
  2. If you are overweight, go on a sensible diet. Cut back on saturated fat intake, eat more fruits and vegetables and take a daily multi-vitamin and calcium supplement.
  3. Add strength and resistance training exercises to your workout.
  4. Get plenty of rest and sleep.
  5. Have an annual physical examination, with a cardiac risk profile and a base-line bone density. For women, include a GYN exam and mammogram. For men, see your urologist for a prostate screening.
    Reduce Stress! Reduce stress via meditation, joining a support group, massage therapy, aromatherapy. Be sure to take time for yourself everyday, even if it is just fifteen minutes.
  6. Immerse yourself in something that you enjoy and something that is just for you. Reward yourself with a special treat, whether it be something that you have always wanted or something that you have always wanted to do.
  7. Be kind and gentle to yourself.
  8. Dance for fun and fitness!

 

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