Friday, March 26, 2010

Simple Tips for being Healthy and Fit

With increasing work pressures and busy lifestyles, we often fail to pay attention to our body's health and fitness needs. This is when illnesses take over and lead to poor health and fatigue.

A healthy and fit person is often happy and positive about life. Each one of us should make it a point to take care of our health and physical fitness.

Here are a few simple tips for keeping healthy and happy -
  • Exercise Regularly - A good half hour of regular exercise and aerobics workout can do wonders for you. Exercise is essential to keep your body fit. Running, cycling, swimming and brisk walking are some of the ways by which you can reduce fat and burn excess calories.
  • Take the Stairs - If you feel that you do not get enough exercise during the day, look for and utilize simple opportunities to walk and move about. For instance, take the stairs instead of the elevator while going up or coming down. Of course, this depends on the number of floors you need to go up or down and what is comfortable for you.
  • Avoid Smoking and Drinking - Remove negatives from your life if you want to be happy and healthy. Drinking and smoking can lead to multiple diseases and illnesses and have negative effects on your body. It is generally seen that those who smoke and drink heavily are susceptible to heart attacks, cancer, high blood pressure and diabetes.
  • Think Positive - Your body reacts to your mood and state of mind. An unhappy person is more prone to fatigue and other illnesses. Adapt a positive lifestyle and be happy and content with who you are.
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