Wake up an hour earlier.Wake up an hour before you normally would so that you can boost your productivity for the rest of the day.
Try a Strength Training program at the gym.Aim to be physically stronger and lift heavy. Start by lifting weights at your gym at least three times a week in order to build a nice body instead of relying solely on cardio and light weights. Compound movements such as Squats, Deadlifts and Bench Press are a wonderful way of becoming fit. Consider the benefits of being physically strong and notice how your mindset and confidence are boosted as a result of your hard work. Strength training is an excellent way of looking after the future you, so consider the investment on your long-term health secondary to how good you look once you start seeing results.
Learn to take deep breaths. As simple as it may sound, learn to take three big deep breaths whenever you feel overwhelmed. Breathing from your nose from your stomach and exhaling from your mouth three times can help center you if stressed. Reducing stress is an necessary to stay in shape as stress slowly takes away from the quality of your life and fitness goals. Reducing stress allows for quality sleep and quality positive experiences that benefit you along your fitness journey.
Go For a Walk. Whenever you feel like your mind is going from A-Z, the best thing to do is get physical. A walk around your neighbourhood will help relieve some physical tension and keep you fit.
Try Limiting Caffeine and Alcohol. Human beings are social beings, however, try to take a break from a lot of the harmful toxic beverages like alcohol and caffeine when you do go out. Limiting your consumption of alcohol alone is a habit that will contribute to good health, if that is not possible, then limit to 1 or 2 glasses on the weekend. Excessive caffeine can also contribute to fatigue and nausea as well as anxiety. As wonderful as a cup of coffee tastes at around noon time, limiting your consumption of it will decrease the amount of stress in your life and make you feel naturally energetic, if not, then try replacing your habitual second cup with green tea to lessen the physiological stress that coffee can cause on the body. Always remember to stay hydrated.
I was born in Lebanon and raised in Romania. I moved back to Beirut and have been living here for the last decade. I am a fitness enthusiast with passion for self-improvement and personal development. I am studying for now and enjoy writing about fitness and healthy living in my spare time.
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