‘Health is wealth’ is truly a valuable saying. Staying healthy and fit is important that any other factor in life. In this modern goose chase, people forget to take care of themselves and ultimately waste all their hard earned money on treatment for various illnesses. So here are a few simple steps to stay fit.
1. Give your body the energy it needs
Your body needs energy to function throughout the day. It is vital that you provide necessary nutrients to help carry various activities of the day. Energy is not required for physical activity but also for mental health since your brain too functions on nutrients. You need to have a balanced diet of carbohydrates, proteins, healthy fat, vitamins and minerals. Serve yourself with a balanced diet including grains, fruits, vegetables, meat etc. Cut down on alcohol and smoking.
2. Engage in physical activity
Regular exercise and physical activity will help people live longer, stay strong, develop strong bones and muscles, fight illnesses and stay happy throughout your life. It is advised to engage in exercise for half an hour, three times a week to stay fit. Exercise does not mean hardcore and sweaty workouts. You could even take a brisk walk with a friend or ride your bike to work. You could even engage in dancing if you like. Some sort of exercise is better than nothing. The last thing you need is to develop arthritis and get home physiotherapy Dubai sessions.
3. Have a healthy mind
As mentioned before, mental fitness is as important as physical fitness. Engage in meditation, yoga or any activity that will soothe your mind. This will help in preventing stress, depression, mental illnesses and help you take better decisions, concentrate on your work more etc. Get enough sleep since rest is vital for mental health.
4. Get regular health care
Regular medical check ups are very important in detecting any illnesses you may not know of. Many people think that they only need to see a doctor when they injured or sick. However, with regular health care, you may be able to identify and treat illnesses at their early stages itself rather than letting it grow into something very serious. If you do not have time to visit a doctor, at least get some home health care Abu Dhabi check ups done such as blood sugar test, blood pressure test etc. Modern machines are available that you could easily use at the comfort of your home. Always keep track of any changes you may experience in your body.
5. Stay away from alcohol and drugs
Whatever said and done, alcohol and drugs are harmful to you. Tobacco causes many health problems than any other addictive in the world, killing thousands of people every year through various respiratory problems and cancer. Alcohols causes damage to your liver and kidneys and may also be harmful to your heart hence always try to stay away from them.