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Small steps that lead to a healthier you / weight loss

Self improvement is probably something that we do on a daily basis. Many of us are struggling with weight loss or weight gain. Take a personal inventory of yourself to see where you are now with your fitness, diet, and nutrition and decide where you want to be with it.

Are you happy with your physical appearance, health, and happy in your own skin? If yes, than no changes are needed. If the answer is no, write down the changes you want to make with yourself. That is basically setting some goals.

There are some small steps that you can take to reach your goals and feel better about yourself. You may need to make some lifestyle changes to succeed on your goals, but it is worth it to be healthy.

Eating better ( diet and nutrition )

diet and nutrition

One thing that we all have in common, is that we all eat. Most of us choose our foods by taste. The choices we make may not be what our bodies need us to eat. There are guide lines that were established to assist us in deciding what foods will provide us with the nutrients and vitamins we need. 

When we mention the word diet or weight loss, people think of not being able to eat what they want, or go to parties, and so on. It’s not all that bad. You are just making a healthier choice in what you put into your body. Your body performs better and you feel better when you make the right choices to be healthy. 

A healthy  diet consists of :

Vegetables, fruits, whole grains, fat free or low fat products. ( Meats, poultry, fish, beans, eggs, nuts, limited saturated and trans fat and added sugars.)

3 excellent meal replacements

Sometimes we don’t have time to plan a meal. Don’t eat junk food in place of your meal. A meal replacement is a good choice to provide you with the right nutrients and calories you need to support your weight loss and keep you healthy. Meal replacements keep your stomach satisfied and allow you to lose weight, while supplying you with the nutrients your body needs.

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Incorporating exercise into your life style

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Exercise is a requirement for getting healthy and fit, so incorporating exercise into your lifestyle will benefit you in reaching your fitness goals.You may or may not be a gym person, or like to workout in groups. If you do it is great, but if not it is also great .Basic walking or jogging is fine. There are so many ways to exercise that is countless. 

Your body is like a fine tuned machine and all the parts need to work well. Doing exercises helps to keep all your body parts in tip top shape. A variety of exercises has to be done to keep the body well rounded and  balanced.

Some forms of exercises

Cardio training

Low- and moderate intensity

High-intensity and intervals

Sports

Weight training (resistance training)

Flexibility training

Stretching

Yoga

Pilates

Mobility work

Quality sleep is important for your health

quality sleep

We all have reasons why we may be having a poor sleeping pattern. A poor sleeping pattern leads to developing bad health and illnesses. Getting quality sleep is just as important as diet and exercise. Normally the body needs 8 hours of rest per day.

Many of us do not get 8 hours per day and can function fine. No matter what your situation is, it is important to find a way to get your quality rest. Sometimes life style changes have to be changed, so you don’t over exhaust your body.

Some of things that affect your sleep

Smoking

Caffeine

Alcohol

Jet lag and shift work

Pain, anxiety, and other medical conditions

Medication and substances

Sleep environment

Stress

Conclusion:

Eating healthier, exercising daily, sleeping better, and reducing your stress levels, will lead you to better health. You will not only look good, but feel good also! Follow some of these weight loss tip

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