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How To Stay Fit

June 20, 2013

By Darrel Mitchell

How do you get fit and healthy? This brings up many questions about why you need to get fit and healthy. Some need to get healthy because they plan on running in a marathon. Some may need to get healthy because they have a surgery coming up. We will show you on how to get healthy and stay fit.

You need to put your mind in a positive state. Your mind will ultimately decide if you will reach your fitness goals or not. Getting fit is a lifestyle change and requires you to make changes to your life and having a strong mind will help you to make these changes. Once you reach your goals, don’t quit, keep up the hard work.

If your goal is to lose weight or increasing your endurance, then you should introduce more physical activities into your lifestyle. Some examples of increasing activities outside the house would be riding a bike to work instead of driving your car, or take the stairs instead of the elevator. Some activities to do inside the house is clean the house every week. All of these activities add up to some great loss of calories .

Stay with whatever workout routine you decide on. If you lift weights 3 days and cardio 3 days of the week, then stay with it. To keep everything organized on what activities to do each day, get a scheduler, either build one yourself or you can get one on the internet. Your workout routines should consist of cardio for improving endurance and circulation, and weight training to increase your metabolism rate.

Change your workouts to avoid hitting the plateau. By changing your workout exercises, this keeps your muscles by not getting used to the same routine. When you exercise with the same routine, your body will become efficient and use less energy to carry out the routine. Changing it up will make your body to get out of the comfort zone and forces it to adapt to the new workout.

There will be times when you will see no improvements. Don’t get upset about them, because it happens to everyone. To get through these hard times, you need to get back on track by following your workout routine. Most of the times you will see improvements, but they will be small. Enjoy these small changes because over time they will make a big difference.

Eat healthy foods to fuel your body. Foods like vegetables, fruits, and whole grains are a healthy choice, because they contain fibers that make you feel full and have many vitamins and minerals. Another healthy choice is lean meats like chicken and fish. Along with eating healthy you need to drink healthy. Stop drinking soda or any drink that has a lot of sugar. Instead drink water, 8 to 10 glasses a day will help you to stay hydrated and will make you feel full.

To insure your success on eating healthy, stock your house with healthy foods. Go through your cupboards and pantry, get rid of all the unhealthy foods. Then restock them with healthy choices. So when the craving hits you to eat something unhealthy, your only choice now is to drive to the store. We all want to indulge sometime and it is ok to do so. Your just limiting the chances of giving into those cravings. Another trick to curb those cravings is to drink a glass of water.

Getting rest is so important to your overall health. It increases your immune system, repair damaged muscles, and rejuvenate your body. You need to repair your body after working out and sleeping is the best option. You will also need to rejuvenate your body so you have enough energy to complete your workout the next day. If your immune system is in good working condition it will ward off infections, viruses, and bacteria.

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