Thursday, May 6, 2010

Staying in shape and being healthy

Tip How To Stay In Shape #1: Diet! Yes I know this word scares you but a diet does not mean eating only salad. The word diet simply means what you eat. You want to keep your diet centered on lots of protein, complex carbohydrates, unsaturated fats, fresh fruits, and vegetables. Stay away from fried foods such as most fast foods. Fried foods contain the dreaded trans fat and you want to stay away from that. Its okay to go a little overboard every

once in a while by eating pizza or doughnuts but don’t over due it and make it an eating habit. Mix up your foods and remember to keep the variety going. Have fun with what you eat just remember stay away from sugary drinks and foods and to stay away from fried foods too.

Tip How To Stay In Shape #2: Join a gym and start an exercise program. If you want to stay in shape then work out at least 3-4 times a week. This will keep your muscles toned and the body fat low. Don’t forget if you exercise consistently and eat correctly your body’s immune system will strengthen along with your muscles and bones.

Tip How To Stay In Shape #3: Start doing some aerobic activities such as swimming, running, playing basketball, playing soccer, or playing tennis. This will help your circulatory system greatly and strengthen your heart. Also you will keep your muscles toned and your body fat at a low level.

Tip How To Stay In Shape #4:

Don’t forget to get at least 7-9 hours of sleep every night. This will give your body a chance to repair itself and get stronger. Sleep is crucial in staying in shape so don’t neglect it.

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