5 Tips to Better Health and Wellness
The food you eat is like putting fuel in your car. Sure, your car will run if you put 91 in it, but 98 gets you more mileage, and looks after your engine a hell of a lot better! As a general rule adapt the 80/20 policy. 80% of the time, stick to the rules below:
- Eat from Whole Foods: Meat, Eggs, Nuts, Fish, Fruit & Vegetables
- Avoid processed and packaged foods
- what out for additives
- Steer clear of artificial sweeteners
Getting enough sleep is something that we often here people preach, but very few of us take action on. If you’re serious about your health and wellness, then it’s in your best interests to make sure that you’re getting at least 7-8 hours of quality sleep each night. For the insomniacs among us, you’ll probably find that exercising at the gym will really help with the quality of your sleep.
3. Stress Management
Stress managment can be the forgotten middle child of the health and wellness world. It’s important to emphasise that you need to take time to actively and inactively recover. Active recovery looks like regular exercise, massage, meditation and relaxation. Inactive recovery includes getting enough sleep.
4. Strength Training
Strength training has a myriad of massive benefits to health and wellness. Check them out below! Things like:
- Decreases Risk of Heart Disease
- Controls Blood Pressure
- Reduces the Risk of Coronary Artery Disease
- Increases Circulation
- Improves Function and Quality of Life
- Improves Cholesterol
- Reduces the Impact of Illness and Chronic Disease
- Enhances Mobility
- Increases Flexibility
- Improves Balance
- Increases Bone Density
- Improves Posture
- Increases Brain Function
- Improves Strength
- Increases Muscle Mass
- Increased Basal Metabolic Rate
That’s why you should be strength training! Check out 4 tips for getting stronger!
Another thats always preached, but seldom practiced is getting enough H2O! That’s right, we’re gonna nag on like your mother, there’s a reason she know’s best! So how much should you drink? Enough. Pretty vague concept of an answer, we know, but it will depend on factors of how active you are, where you live demographically and the temperature, your age and weight too. A good rule of thumb is the 2-4 litre mark! Shoot for that. Appropriate hydration has a number of benefits too, so make sure you get in that valuable H2O.
Now these 5 tips are all well and good as suggestions that serve to benefit you massively. However, they mean absolutely nothing if you don’t put them into action. I suggest you have a look right now at each of the points, and plan what effective actions you can take to fulfill on these little things that will change your life!
You should also take the opportunity to book a complimentary Health and Wellness Consultation with us. You’ll get a half hour to pick our brain, or for us to make appropriate suggestions to you as an individual!