HEALTH AND FITNESS TIPS

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         TIPS FOR HEALTH AND FITNESS

DEFINATION: Health is the state of being free from illness or injury, the state of complete emotional, physical and social well-being. Health of all people is fundamental to the attainment of peace and security and it’s dependent on the fullest cooperation of individuals and states. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/150999

              Fitness is the condition of being physically strong and healthy or the capacity to carry out the day’s activities with vigor and alertness without undue fatigue. It’s generally achieved through proper nutrition, moderate-vigorous physical exercise and sufficient rest. https://study.com/academy/lesson/what-is-fitness-definition-components-types-examples.html

THE TIPS:

Stay hydrated –always ensure that you take enough liquids depending on the activity you are being involved in. Take lots of water to hydrate your body. The recommended amount of water that an individual is supposed to consume per day is 2.7 liters for women and 3.5 liters for men. https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/how-much-water-should-you-drink-per-day#how-much-you-need

Exercise daily- you should have some sort of moderate physical activity in your everyday life at least one hour per day. Also, have a working out goal to achieve to act as a motivator. Ensure that you stay hydrated during and after the work out, stretch and eat food with decent amount of protein after each workout. https://www.active.com/fitness/articles/5-simple-tips-for-fitness-success

Eat the right food and portion each meal- Fruits and vegetables are the best things to eat when getting into shape. Also stick to lean meats because they are full of proteins and healthy nutrients to help keep the muscles fit and ready for work outs. Always be sure of the portion you take because good metabolism comes from portioning meals. https://www.active.com/fitness/articles/5-simple-tips-for-fitness-success

Get enough sleep- An adult should sleep between 7 and 9 hours per night. Sleep is important because it powers the mind, restores the body and fortifies every part of the body. You should decide how much sleep to have by considering your overall health, your daily activities and typical sleep pattern. https://www.sleepfoundation.org/how-sleep-works/how-much-sleep-do-we-really-need#:~:text=National%20Sleep%20Foundation%20guidelines1,to%208%20hours%20per%20night.

Stay motivated- Always set your own life goals and have a positive mindset towards achieving them. If you stay positive, it will be easier to be what you want in terms of health and fitness. The intrinsic motivation is mostly very important. https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ795909.pdf

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