Time has been slow but this year is finally about to end. Honestly, it feels like March has stretched all the way long to November and December. There 2021 is about to start. Have you started with your New Year’s resolutions list? This list definitely includes a vacation. But does the list include planning on eating healthy? Here are some tips that might be important for you. Traditionally the most popular New Year’s resolutions is getting healthy and staying fit are. With Corona, the numbers are definitely going to increase. However, research shows that it is very hard for people to stay determined on their diet and exercise goals for the entire year. You might as well start gearing up if you plan on this. In an interview Joshua Lee, a certified personal trainer and the president of Elite Heat, shared some tips on healthy lifestyle. Here are some of the tips for a healthier lifestyle.
Schedule a daily exercise break:
All day work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. It is human nature to crave for tasty and yummy food. So naturally, when you see the cheesy pizza you are going to want it. Allow yourself a cheat day once a fortnight. What’s more? You will appreciate the pizza even more than before.
The common reasons why people break their resolution to exercise is because of lack of time. It’s so hard to squeeze out time from our busy daily schedules. The high intensity interval training is a better alternative to cardio which mostly in steady state. The HIIT sprints can easily replace the elliptical machine.
Eat healthy fats, avoid refined sugar:
There are some fats that are good for you and contain good cholesterol which improves circulation of blood. If you are looking for bulking up then you should eat healthy carbs. You can find them in sweet potatoes, brown rice, buckwheat noodles. Stop random meantime snacks.
Find your ‘why’
Starting a resolution is one thing and keeping it going is another. You need a good motivation. Find it and things will be easier. It can be something simple and childish as getting back into your college jeans or something really ambitious like winning the next office tournament. Whatever the goal is, let it fuel your resolutions.
App it up:
Keeping a track of your activity is a tough task, but smartphones have smart apps that can save your day. One of the most favourite and preferred app is Nike+ Run Club which can track your runs, distance of your runs and speed of your runs.
As wrong as it might sound, having a cheat day is very important. All day work and no play makes jack a dull boy. You will start appreciating your exercise more after a wholesome cheat day! Do not miss it from your schedule.
So, these are the handful of tips for a healthier lifestyle. With these, we also hope that we do not have to face something as brutal as the lockdown again.