Are you trying ti stay fit? Try this tips, written in simple words…
1. Always begin with breakfast:
Breakfasts give you enough energy to help you through the day after long hours of foodless sleep. They can be cold cereal with fruit, whole-wheat toast with peanut butter, or even leftovers from last night.
2. Choose to move:
Try fitting 30 minutes of activities into your daily life. You can do this by walking, jogging, or taking a bike to work, or give yourself a 10 minute break to move around and get those muscles going in between reading, watching TV, etc.
3. Know your snacks:
What better way to energize than having some snacks? With a variety of snacks from different categories like low-fat milk with crackers or dry cereal, you can refuel yourself. If you’re good with your diets, then you can even have some occasional sugary treats.
If you want to look and feel better and fresh, then vigorous workouts are the ones for you. They are also good for your heart. Beginning with stretching your muscles (warm-up), follow it up with 20 minutes of aerobic exercises (running, dancing, jogging, etc) and then go for strengthening activities like weightlifting or push ups. Conclude it with deep breathing and stretching.
5.Choosing the right amount of food – Balance:
The key idea here is to maintain the number of times and the amount of food you consume rather than giving up all the ‘good’ food. Remember to give your body nutrients and vitamins from various foods. The Food Guide Pyramid and the Nutrient Facts on labels ought to help you get it all right.
6. Include Friends and Family:
Activities can be much more fun if friends and family are involved. Plan out events like biking or hiking trips with them and encourage others to do the same so you can enjoy it all together.
7. Try grains, fruits and vegetables:
If you need tasty foods that give you energy, vitamins and minerals, go for breads like whole-wheat, bagel, pitas; even strawberries, bananas and watermelons are good for you – and they taste good as well. Keep experimenting with vegetables and fruits – try having raw veggies or salads.
8. Go for school activities:
It could be sports, or physical education classes or any other physical activities. They are bound to be good for you and make you feel better and keep you fit.
9. Fit it all together:
Foods are good or bad. Since every food item has different qualities, it is up to you to decide on how much of what you should eat. If you eat a high-calorie breakfast, then make sure you have other low-fat meals. Bear in mind that you should eat only as much as you need.
10. Make the fitness matters a fun:
You don’t need to carry out the same activity every day. Try new exercises or sports, or different kinds of new food so it keeps things fresh. At the end of the day, you are going to end up being happy and fit through your practical methods.
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