Article By Al Pratte
Put away your excuses!
You can easily add these 5 steps to your day and start down the road to living the healthier life you always wanted, but told yourself you didn’t have the time for.
These 5 steps will not only help you become healthier, they will increase your energy levels throughout the day, motivate you and change your attitude toward life. You will immediately feel the rejuvenation that comes with improving your health.
The 5 Simple Steps to a healthier YOU:
Add a few simple stretching techniques to your day and immediately feel better. So often overlooked, stretching is a great way to increase blood flow throughout the body and can be done almost anywhere. Here are a few ideas:
-on the floor while watching TV.
-sitting at your desk while working.
-at home while reading this article
Walking is a fantastic way to improve your lifestyle both physically and mentally. For example, a brisk walk during lunch will clear your mind and will provide you with physical achievement. If lunch isn’t a good option, taking a walk after dinner will ease you into a wonderful relaxing evening. If you can, DO both! If you want invite a friend, take your spouse, a coworker, or bring your dog.
3) Eating Healthy Snacks
Replace the chips and candy during your day with healthier options like fruits, vegetables and nuts. Your body will welcome the extra vitamins and minerals. Adding these healthy treats to your day will provide you with the added energy you have been missing. Your body is a machine and the food you eat is the fuel that affects how it will perform. You do want to perform at your best, right?
4) Drink more water
Our body require water to function normally and to sustain energy levels. Water helps to nourish you and keep you healthy by aiding in the removal of toxins in the body. A lack of proper water levels in the body can lead to added stress, headaches, dizziness, dehydration. This can be prevented by a few extra gulps of water daily.
5) Thinking Positive
I cannot stress how important this step is to your success at being healthier. Finding something positive in all you do creates an environment that allows for an incredible feeling of well-being. Being positive will help keep you motivate and focused on your goals.
Which step will YOU add first to your day?
Al believes: Success is inherent to the way you perceive yourself. Visit his blog at http://www.ALPRATTE.com for more great content.
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