Health Tips Make You Travel More Easily

Go outside and stay in a holiday resort for three or five days with your family. I do not know whether you will be interested in this proposal. However, you should not neglect the body’s health when enjoying your trip. Bear in mind the following tips for the health of your family during the trip.

Tip one: If you plan to travel, you’d better check the body of your family generally, especially the physical conditions of the elderly and children, who must ask a doctor’s permission before travelling. Besides, it is necessary to select tourist attractions and arrange travel schedule according to their physical conditions. When you come back home after the trip, you should take your family to the hospital for physical examination. If your family member got fever, persistent diarrhea, stomach pain, cough, headache or joint pain, remember to tell the truth to the doctor at once, thus he will receive early treatment and early recovery.

Tip two: Carry out commonly used drugs on the way. It is necessary to bring a drug case with you since you may easily get sick on your trip. In this box, some normal drugs your family often take are necessary except for drugs for cold, diarrhea and pain. In addition, other drugs like thermometers, band-aid, motion sickness pills are also essential.

Tip three: Pay attention to the food hygiene during the trip. Avoid oily food and instant noodles but eat more fruits and vegetables. Do not have unhealthy food and drinks. You should select the best local restaurants so that food hygiene and safety will be well guaranteed.

Tip four: Ensure proper entertainment. You should arrange the travel schedule properly. Avoid arranging too many activities for a short time. For the elderly, in particular, mountain climbing should be within their capabilities so as not to cause overwork and increase the burden on the heart, which may result in a relapse. Stay in a comfortable and quiet hotel, and ensure 6 to 8 hours of sleep regularly every day. If you take excessive movement during the day, you should take a foot bath with hot water before going to bed, which is beneficial to sleep.

Tips For Relieving Stress – Less Stress Leads To A Healthy Life – Do Not Ignore Stress

Stress is a common problem that everybody faces everyday. People have different environments that cause stress: work, home, traffic, etc. It is hard for you to find a place to work that does not have some stress. Feeling stressed out lately? These tips are designed to ease and relieving your stress. Not all of them will work for you, but some of them may work for you. These tips might be helpful but are not a complete solution. If you are having a more serious stress problem, please be sure to consult a health professional.

Tips for relieving stress

1) Eat Healthier

You need to ensure that you nourish your body with the nutrients it needs to combat stress, and limit your intake of foods that aggravate stress. Eat plenty of grains, vegetables, fruits, nuts, super-foods, herbs. These extremely healthy foods should be the basis of your diet. Fruits and vegetables is a must if you want to stay healthy for life. If you are concerned about eating a balanced meal despite your efforts, consider taking nutritional supplements. You can take such as vitamins, Vitamins C and minerals, and various antioxidants unless you are getting plenty of these from your regular diet. Animal fats are basically bad and not necessary to a good diet.

2) Exercise

Exercise can be a great stress buster. The heart needs to work hard at least three times a week. Exercise not only can help you to relieve stress, it also has many side effects like helping you sleep, burning calories etc. What kind of exercise is the best? That depends on the individual. Too much exercise can actually suppress the immune system. Try to get about 20 to 30 minutes of moderate exercise most days of the week, leaving one or two days for rest and recovery. It is important to drink extra amounts of water when exercising. Exercise not only helps reduce stress, but it can also help you deal with stress long-term.

3) Happy As You Want to Be

To be happy is easy, just decide to do it and remind yourself everyday that you are a happy person. A spiritual connection is another great way to promote happiness. If you are at the work place, just stand up and smile at your colleague in the far corner.

4) Understand the cause of your stress

No one understands your problem better than you do. A few minutes spend to recognize your true feelings can completely change the situation.

5) Get 8 Hours of Sleep

To relieve your stress, the most important technique is to get enough of sleep. Let’s face it, nobody gets enough sleep any more. People are usually getting at least two hours less than they need every night, putting them into serious sleep debt. The adult body needs, on average, 8 hours of sleep every night, but most adults get about 6 hours. This does not benefit your body and your mind. In fact, it tends to weaken the mind and make it more susceptible to stress, which is exactly what you want to avoid. So get to bed early and make sure that you are getting the sleep you need every night. There is no longer any doubt that lack of sleep affects the immune system and leads to health problems.

6) OCA Water Pillow

OCA Water Pillow promotes ultimate rest when you sleep. Effective in relieving stress and headache, the water pillow ensures you comfort whether cold or warm.

Remember that health is very important. It is very easy to maintain a healthier life if you just have the knowledge. Everyday we all have to face stresses but they do not have to destroy our lives. Being able to control our stress levels is important to our overall body health. Nothing beats a healthy body and a peaceful mind. Start planning now to relieve your stress and enjoy your wonderful life.

Health and Nutrition

The Health and Nutrition Industry has come about as peoples awareness of the damage they have done to their bodies over the years becomes more apparent, both physically and through scientific evidence. Whats more they want to do something about-now!

I know, I’ve been there and as a Baby Boomer we, in our millions around the globe, are doing what we can to turn our health around for the better. Having read numerous articles gleaned from newspapers, magazines, advertisements, the web and from fellow ”EzineArticle” contributors, many people are searching for a better lifestyle today.

My wife Cath and I decided to do something about it and sooner rather than later. Rather than talking about it, moaning about it, worrying about it, we chose to improve our health and our lifestyle through informed and better choices. We work from home now part time in the Health and Nutrition Industry having had our health improved with nutritional supplements and by adjusting our diets, so that we have both lost weight and feel great for it. Your health improves by first making a decision and then doing something about it.

It has been suggested that many of our ailments, sickness and diseases today, particularly in the west, can be attributed to poor nutrition in our diets. The fact that our diets are so poor due to the lifestyles we choose to live, with fast foods and rush, rush, rush, we are not allowing our bodies to rebuild itself, to repair itself properly, as it was designed to do.

I am not a scientist but I can tell you that by adding proven nutritional supplements to my diet and eating better and less, my health has improved and I have the energy to accomplish so much more in my day without the tiredness and exhaustion that were part of my life.

Obesity levels in the western world are simply staggering and if you do your own research, through various resources, you will have this confirmed in black and white.

Our bodies have been wonderfully made, by a master designer, and when we introduce a proper diet into our lifestyle, with the correct amounts of vitamins and minerals it needs to function properly, your life can be changed dramatically. For those of you who already look after yourselves, athletes, footballers, basketballers, your lives can be improved too, your recovery rates lowered, your overall performances improved with a better diet and nutrition in your life.

If we feed our bodies properly, then it will do what it was made to do. It will repair itself, common ailments can be gone forever, as my wife can testify to you from first hand experience.

With good and proper nutritional supplements and a carefully planned and balanced diet of lean meats, fruit and vegetables, it is possible to have your health and fitness restored.

The Health and Nutrition Industry today, commonly known as the ”Wellness Industry” is booming!!! Wherever you look, the media today, is full of health improvement tips, the internet is full of sites showing you their own products and services, advising us all that we need to improve our diets and indeed our health!!

When you decide to improve your lifestyle and your health, can I ask you to choose carefully. Look to market leaders, and there are half a dozen or so who have stood the test of time, and read about them, read testimonies about peoples health improvements, read about lifestyle improvements that have occurred both in the short and long term through the use of their products.

Don’t get sucked in by all the hype and there is plenty of that, particularly on the internet. Find out about the products or the company, before you go spending your hard earned money, ensuring that you will get the results you desire. Do not just jump on the bandwagon of the latest craze that is sweeping your nation, make an informed choice of your own and enjoy the benefits to come.

Why not contact your local Network Marketer, where Home Based Distributors will have a personal interest in your health improvement and you may even want to join them and help others improve their lives also.

We all age, we all die some day, but why bring it along sooner than is necessary. Why don’t you choose to do something about it today? Why don’t you allow that desire inside, which is niggling away at you now, that desire to improve your health and regain that enjoyment of life, to come out.

Do yourself a favour, nobody else will. You choose. Go on, go for it and really live life to the full with your health improved, with the ones you love. It is possible. We have done it!!

Self-Esteem – 5 Recovery Tips That Can Change Your Life

Self esteem is the way we see ourselves in the universe; how we think about ourselves, and what our internal voice tells us about ourselves. Without help, low self-esteem can spiral into a life of more and more negativity. A person with low self esteem experiences negative self talk and negative beliefs about themselves, which creates a painful existence. When a difficult situation occurs, a person with low self esteem will think they are wrong or bad, whereas a person with healthy self-esteem will think their ok, but recognize the situation was difficult.

Often people with low self esteem seek constant validation from external sources-including work, financial or sexual approval. They are more likely to abuse themselves, and may stay in a physically or emotionally abusive relationships. According to author Caroline Myss, low self esteem can effect every aspect of our lives-our relationships, our income, and our health. I have seen first hand how low self esteem can lead to under earning, debit, obesity or anorexia, and anti-social behavior.

According to the website for Counseling and Mental Health Center at the University of Texas, in Austin, “our self-esteem develops and evolves throughout our lives as we build an image of ourselves through our experiences with different people and activities. Experiences during our childhood play a particularly large role in the shaping of our basic self-esteem”. Many times, if we suffer from low self-esteem in childhood, this may plague us into our adolescence and adulthood. If we suffer from negative thoughts about ourselves we can attract negative situations, or when given several options, we may only see a negative solution, because it matches our comfort level.

I grew up in a loving but chaotic household. My older sister died shortly after birth. My brother was accident prone and constantly needed medical attention. Most likely my father suffered from a personality disorder and my mother suffered from depression. My parents were not able to meet my emotional needs. Low self esteem plagued me in childhood and grew worse during adolescence and early adulthood. I had thoughts of suicide, suffered from an eating disorder, experienced periods of depression, found it difficult to maintain work, and continual recreated my childhood pattern of chaos by frequently moving. Beginning in my late twenties I sought therapy and with help, began to heal my low self-esteem.

Several years ago, I heard that if we are absorbed in low-self esteem, we are as egocentric as if we had an inflated ego. So much of our time is spent dealing with the self absorbed negative thoughts that we cannot be of service to other people. That motivated me, because I’m a spiritual person and want to be able to help others. For the past decade I have studied ways to improve my self-esteem and have been keenly aware of how self esteem issues impact the lives of friends and family. Here are a few tips that have helped.

1. Find something you like about yourself. Let’s say you hate your body. Find one thing you can truly say you love about your body. For me, I learned to love my wrists-they are thin and delicate. Eventually, I began to feel a great deal of appreciation for other parts of my body and I came to value my good health. This led to improving my diet, and dressing better, which in turn lead to more productivity and satisfaction in my work life, which lead to more income and opportunities. Also, think about your personality. Find one thing about yourself that’s admirable. Are you compassionate, kind, tenacious, or creative? Focus on that one aspect of your personality and watch what happens.

2. Look at what’s going well-what you’re doing right. Nothing is ever black and white. Ok, let’s say you have no job, no home, no friends, poor health, and no money. You still are helping the planet by the release of your carbon dioxides, which feeds the plants. Even if you get fired from a job, look at what you did well while you were employed and focus on that. If you have a job you hate, at least you are working, going through your third or fourth divorce, you’ve been willing to get involved with another human being. Look at what you’re learning. When you’re feeling especially bad about yourself, write a list of accomplishments. The list should include everything you’ve done and ways you’ve helped others. Items on the list don’t need to be big. Maybe you brought a newspaper to your disabled neighbor, didn’t scream at your husband when you wanted to, got a lot of filing done at work, or helped your son pick out a shirt…write it down. When your list is complete, you may want to read this to a trusted friend. Seeing a list of accomplishments can help us appreciate ourselves. Also, remember some days it’s OK just to suck air. If you are fighting a tough emotional battle, staying alive and sucking air can be a huge accomplishment.

3. Find someone to help or someway to be of service. Recent neurological research indicates that when you give to someone else, a chemical in your brain called dopamine changes. Your brain can’t tell if you are giving or receiving, but you feel better. Find simple ways to help other people. Write and post a helpful ezine-article, baby sit a friend’s child, give someone a flower, go talk to a shut in, walk dogs for the humane society in your area, or volunteer for a one day community project. When I was suffering from a mild depression, I found the strength to get out of bed because I was taking care of a stray cat. Whenever I had a really bad day, I held onto the fact that this particular stray cat was better off, because I was alive and helping it.

4. Do something you love. People who suffer from low self-esteem frequently punish themselves. Their inner voice may say, “I can’t go to the beach I have to get more work done.” Ignore the voice and go do something you love. If doing something you love causes a backfire of negative thoughts, do something you love for a short period of time. Maybe spend 15 minutes reading an art magazine, working on a jigsaw puzzle or working on your garden. Sure you have bills to pay, family needs to tend to and there’s always work that needs to be done. But you’re only spending 15 minutes away from your responsibilities. Expand your pleasure time as you are emotionally able. Observe how much time you can spend having fun before your inner critic voice tries to take over. According to Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz, authors of “The Power of Full Engagement”, learning to have down time actually increases productivity.

5. Give yourself time limits on “Pity Parties”. Try to observe the way you speak to yourself. If you find there is and internal voice that wants to point out everything that is bad or wrong about you or your situation, and you cannot seem to stop the negative self talk, allow negative self-talk once a day, but set a time limit. For example, “For the next 15 minutes I gone to think and feel as bad as I can about myself”. Have at it. Think of everything you hate about yourself, how your life is a disaster, how you’re too fat, thin, poor, lonely, stupid, hopeless, etc. Allow fifteen minutes of negative thinking, but at the end of the 15 minute period stop. When negative thoughts come up again, tell yourself you can’t think about it right now, but you’ll think about that tomorrow during your fifteen minute pity party. I found this action helpful. Once I allowed my negative voice to reign free, the energy behind it disappeared. Instead of 15 minutes, my pity parties turned into 5 minutes, then 2 minutes, and now I rarely need one. Many times I’d find myself laughing at how ridiculous my negative internal voice was. It put things in perspective and helped me be more present and available throughout the rest of the day.

Recovering from low self-esteem is possible. According to science we shed and recreate the cells of our body. Every seven years, on a cellular level we are a new person! Often, if you have low self esteem, you may have some depression. Many people benefit from using anti-depressants. Check with your physician if your energy is low, you feel indifferent or depressed about life. Speaking with a therapist can also help. Many other actions may be helpful such as exercise, spending time outdoors, changing your diet to be more organic and whole foods based. The recovery process can feel like the “two-step”-two steps forward, and one step back. There will be days when you may feel like you’ve made no progress. Be gentle with yourself. It takes time to retrain your thought and behavior pattern, but I’m living proof it’s possible and worth the effort.

Stroke Rehabilitation & Recovery Tips For Stroke Patients

Stokes can cause brain damage ranging from mild to severe. Some strokes can completely disable a person while others can be treated for a full recovery. You need to understand the risk factors and prevention options when it comes to strokes as well as the treatment options that are available post stroke. Keeping your heart healthy and having good circulation is the key to stroke prevention. If you have not yet had a stroke, and you are a smoker or you have a circulation or heart problem, you need to get the facts about strokes. There are numerous stroke treatment solutions that are used today from medications to natural health techniques.

Any activity that helps to activate the brain is helpful for recovering from a stroke. Physical activities such as Tai Chi can help to make recovery time faster for some stroke victims. The use of controlled sequential movements help work the muscles gently while strengthening them after a stroke. Tai Chi has been proven, via studies, to help with concentration while creating mind and body balance and calmness. Tai Chi is a very effective stroke recovery solution even for those that have suffered a stroke up to six months prior to beginning Tai Chi.

More severe cases of stroke require intensive rehab in a facility until the patient can function well enough to return home. Each stroke rehab program is designed for the stroke patient individual needs. Medical professionals in the physical therapy field work closely with doctors and patients to design the right kind of stroke rehab program that will best benefit each patient. LTLD therapy is more geared for the severe stroke patients and usually takes longer than other rehab programs. It is vital for the patient to have the right stroke recovery programs and techniques.

Keep in mind that recovering from a stroke takes time, so it is important to take your time on your road to recovery. Each accomplishment is a big event and puts you a little closer to doing the things you used to do like, driving, going back to work or even cooking a meal. The strides that have been made in the field of stroke treatments and recovery are amazing. Stroke recovery techniques and programs are the most important steps towards regaining a normal life. Do not lose hope. With the right stroke recovery programs, you will soon get well very soon.

Drug Addiction Recovery Tips – Steps to Progress and Succeed

No one says that they want to become a drug addict. People try to fit in, cope with stress, deal with a back injury, face a death with courage and move on from a divorce each day. However, sometimes the pressures can be overwhelming and drug addiction can develop in the face of these situations.

In order to get on with your life and stop a temporary situation that has diminishing returns each day, it is critical to understand what led up to the addiction. Was it getting divorced? Are there overwhelming feelings from childhood memories that don’t go away despite trying to suppress them? Did people like you in college because you were the life of the party and the one that can make people laugh when you were high? Was drug addiction something that creeped up on you when you were taking prescription drugs for a sports injury ?

Using drugs has been attractive over the centuries due to the way it can appear to make the problems we encounter seem small or disappear. Depending on the drug used or abused, the user feels that the weight and heaviness of the problem is diminished. It becomes a substitute for discovering ways inside oneself to gain perspective, become more detached from the issue and being able to laugh at oneself.

The danger of course is that a dependency grows both psychologically and physically on what is used as the temporary solution. This can damage one’s health, financial situation, family life and eventually make someone weaker for not growing their own spiritual and mental coping skills. By being able to identify the stressors, look them in the face and find support and insight, a new beginning can occur that will last and not be the result of a dependency.

3 Reasons Why Recovery is Required

The recovery time following a fitness routine or practice session is just as important as the warm up in terms of health and fitness. While the warm up is the trigger to let the body know it is time for exercise the cool down deactivates the heart on its journey back to its normal rhythm. Netball is a demanding sport and places great demands on our bodies. Recovery is necessary:

For muscle recovery
Cooling down at the end of a fitness work out or practice will give muscles the appropriate time and opportunity to recover. Contracting muscles assist the blood as it returns to the heart so staying gently active during the recovery phase will prevent dizziness and fainting.

To ensure there are no ill-effects
The recovery phase prepares players for the next training session with no ill effects from the previous training. Reduce post exercise discomfort simply by going from a run to a walk followed by cooling down stretches.

For nil Injury
Ensure future sessions are about further development with no injury in order to get the best out of your players by paying attention to recovery time. Remember that preparation for the court begins in the training session.

Cooling down the core body temperature raised from a work out will prevent soreness in the muscles by removing waste products so be sure too incorporate a recovery regime as part of your netball training program. The beginning of the recovery phase can be a continuation of the practice but at a slower pace so the heart gradually returns to its normal beat.

Quick Recovery Tips

Ice Baths

Wayne Rodgers, Physiotherapist for the Australian Netball Team advises, “The muscles that were most heavily used should be target for stretching. Postural muscles, including trunk muscles should also be stretched at this time.” He says inactivity while the heart is still elevated following a workout can lead to blood pooling while muscle contraction assists the return of blood.

After the initial recovery or cooling down phase, some players find it helpful to take a slower paced walk or swim. Ice baths and massage are beneficial for muscles and general well being. Ice baths are thought to reduce swelling and constrict blood vessels, while massage speeds muscle recovery.

It is important to be aware of the signs of poor recovery which include fatigue, prolonged muscle soreness and lack of increased strength. Post exercise nutrition in the form of a carbohydrate and protein drink can assist the rate and quality of recovery.

Warming up and cooling down should be included in any fitness routine not only for the netball training session and game. Recovery is vital for muscle recovery and to ensure there are no ill-effects from the previous training session. Make sure players know the importance and encourage them to walk, swim and cool down after every strenuous workout

10 Tips to Stay Mentally Healthy

If it’s not broke don’t fix it…right? No! One of the best methods of mental health recovery is to maintain an environment prone to mental health and mental illness recovery. Staying mentally healthy is a way of life, not something you do when things start to go wrong. Keep reading for your top 10 tips to staying mentally healthy! Remember sometimes, the best treatment is prevention.

For access to some great cutting-edge research aside from the tips below, check out the Mental Health Center of Denver’s Research and Evaluation Team’s publications.

1) Stay Physically Active: the human mind developed in an environment requiring one travels the equivalent of 12 miles per day for sheer survival (and no that doesn’t mean jumping in the car and flooring it!). Recent research has proven that increased physical activity can actually create new brain cells (once thought of as a static number), this explains why nearly every mental healthcare consumer at facilities such as MHCD are strongly encouraged to begin an exercise regiment immediately.

2) Stay Socially Active: we are social creatures, thus one’s support network, be it family or friends, is of immense importance to one’s general well being. It is of course OK to take a few nights to yourself, but don’t stay shut in. Go out, keep your social relations strong.

3) Get a Hobby: find something creative outlet that you want to do just for yourself. Depending on what you chose, a hobby can be a great avenue into sports clubs, night classes at a local college, or staying physically active; plus if its something you enjoy it will be much easier to stick with!

4) Be Self-Reflective: you know those few nights a week I said it was OK to just take a night to yourself? Do it! Read a good book, walk your dog, just think things over. Examine where you are in life, where you want to be, and where you’ve come from. Be honest and complimentary to yourself. You are a brave, amazing person, so act like it 🙂

5) Play: play is actually tremendously important for staying mentally healthy. Devoting time to just having fun can recharge your battery, revitalize your social networks, and reduce stress/anxiety.

6) Maintain a healthy diet: this goes along with staying active. Stay healthy, both in terms of exercise and in terms of eating. Now don’t go crazy here, you don’t want to make yourself miserable by being the food-police, just be conscious of what is going into your body. And allow yourself some leg-room to cheat once a week or so!

7) Set goals: when people are feeling depressed, aimless, or like they are just going through the motions, often times its because they are lacking general direction. Set realistic goals for yourself so you are continuously aiming at something, this is a practice known as positive dissonance (you are constantly reaching for a new goal you set, thus you are always striving further and further even if you accomplish a goal along the way). Importantly though, one must not take this too far and find no joy in overcoming a given sub-goal; this will prove to demoralize the individual. You should celebrate your successes! Each and every one of them, and then push yourself to be even better. Once you reach your goal, set another one to get even further! This will constantly drive you, give you reasons to celebrate as you attain goals, and will increase your general level of content and mental health.

8) Balance free time: this is very important! Don’t let yourself just lay in front of the TV. That is actually conducive to depressive environments. Relax, watch some TV, read a book, go for a walk, spend time on your hobby. Do it all, not just one of them.

9) Examine your locus of control: in the midst of your self reflections, it is important to examine just where your locus of control is. Are you blaming everyone else for things? Or are you taking on all the fault? Nothing is one sided, remember that. Especially if your depression is focused around relationship woes. Think of what you really did, what others really did, accept that its in the past and that the best thing to do now is learn from it and live on to never make that mistake again!

10) Don’t be afraid to seek help: It is a great shame that seeking out mental health professionals in America has become a taboo or secretive endeavor! If you are worried about your mental health, you should be proud of yourself for putting forth an effort to improve yourself. If you are in the general area, I would recommend a recovery-based treatment center such as the Mental Health Center of Denver, or MHCD. The only shame in finding help is not getting help when you can benefit from it!

For some great links to free, cutting-edge psychological research publications, access MHCD Research and Evaluation team’s mental illness research page. Or, to find out what a recovery-centered community mental health center is like, access the MHCD Home Page link above.

Stay healthy, stay happy!

Wellness Coordinators – 10 Tips To Help Your Employees Get On The Path To Wellness (Use These!)

We are what we eat, do and say. And you do want your employees to thrive and flourish, correct?

While we often overlook it, our most valuable and prized possession is our health. Without our health, we may not be able to achieve our life goals and ambitions, do the things we want to in our life and go the places we want to. Over the last few decades as our lives have changed, we have forgotten about how to eat healthy and be physically active. We no longer function at peak performance. We have lost control of our health.

A core focus of worksite wellness programs is helping employees with “prevention” through health risk reduction and promoting wellness over illness. Here are ten tips to help employees to get themselves on the path to wellness.

Tip #1: Know Their Reasons

Having clarity of purpose is critical to successful lifestyle change. Help employees to identify the “Big Why” behind their desire to change. Questions to help employees develop their clear “Big Why” might include: Why do they want to get healthier now? What has caused this change? How committed are they?

Tip #2: Create a Wellness Plan

Once they know what they want to do, help employees to create a personal wellness plan. Creating a personal wellness plan will help employees to break their big vision down into monthly, weekly and then daily goals so the vision won’t seem so overwhelming. Having a plan will also help your employees to identify potential barriers and roadblocks and to develop some alternatives for getting around or through them.

Tip #3: Identify Negative Influences

Help your employees to identify, understand and address both the internal and external negative influences they experience. Self-sabotage is a huge threat to successful change. Having external supports of some type is critical for success as well. Failure to change is often the result of some sort of negative energy that is conflicting with the change process.

Tip #4: Hydration

Make sure your employees understand how important it is for them to keep their bodies well hydrated. Include hydration as part of your awareness and education efforts and also utilize hydration related challenges as part of your lifestyle change and lifestyle management initiatives.

Tip #5: Eat Healthy

Be sure to include nutrition awareness, education and skill building in your worksite wellness program. Since food choices affect our health, good nutrition can help employees to reach and maintain a healthy weight, reduce their risk of chronic diseases and promote their overall health.

Tip #6: Rest and Sleep

Be sure your employees understand the importance of rest and recovery periods for their body. Make sure they also understand the importance and value of sleep. Without sleep, our body’s clock loses its rhythm and starts to dysfunction, causing poor habits. Help your employees to plan rest and recovery periods throughout their day. Make sure employees understand sleep hygiene practices.

Tip #7: Get Active

Educate your employees to the importance of being physically active during the course of the work day. Make sure they understand how physical activity gets their body moving, their blood circulating and their energy in motion. Encourage your office based workers to get up move around their immediate office area every 60 minutes they remain seated. Be sure to advise your employees that they can break up your 30 minutes exercise a day into 2-3 10 minute segments so you can exercise wherever you are.

Tip #8: Mindful Eating

Educate your employees about the value of eating their food slower and with more deliberate purpose. The Slow Food Movement talks about eating food slower to aid in digestion, heighten the cooking and eating experience and to really enjoy the food.

Tip #9: Don’t Overeat

Only eat until you are satisfied. Don’t overeat or over-fill yourself. You can always go and eat something healthy later – and that’s better than overeating.

Tip #10: Encourage Tracking

Show employees the value of tracking what they eat, drinking and exercise. What gets measured gets changed. Provide them with a tracking tool of some type. Tracking is one of the best ways to ensure that they become really aware what they eat, drink and how much they are physically active. Make sure they record when and what they eat, drink and how they feel emotionally at the time. Tracking is a great momentum-building tool as well.

While our health is a serious issue, getting and staying healthy should also be fun. Make sure your worksite wellness program includes some fun and excitement.

Health and Excercise

Enjoying Good health and enjoying it can’t be overstated, however, the question is how to maintain proper health. The World Health Organization defines health as a complete state of mental, spiritual, and physical well-being. People have different principles related to health. In today’s fast world, it is necessary to maintain fitness across all ages and gender. An individual’s well-being includes 5 five key indicators: social, spiritual, mental, physical, and emotional health.

Tips for Good Health

A determinant of personal fitness is one’s every day passive, active, or assisted observations that ensures necessary clues for decision-making and action. Maintaining true fitness does not originate from the fitness center and food avoidance but it springs from energetic and sound connections, discovering your energy, and loving you. Maintaining your fitness is essential from a monetary outlook as well, however it comes down to discovering the one strategy that is fabulous for you.

A key indicator of a healthy body is its physical appearance hence it is crucial then to maintain a holistic approach to fitness and wellness. Healthy people are active, energetic, strong, vigorous, and free from ailments. Physical fitness refers to a body’s condition and response to diseases, to keep desirable health you need to take care of your body. Use the hints below to keep your physical health.

Endurance, strength, and flexibility exercises in your routine.

Create an exercise regimen that includes structured activities to do such as walking, running, power training/ if you live a sedentary life. Prioritize proper nutrition- any restrictions on nutrient consumption should be under the direction of a nutritionist or doctor. Tabulate a diet plan with carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, and minerals by eating small frequently and throughout the day.

Drugs and Alcohol.

You must abstain from or limit your alcohol consumption. Drugs and alcohol alter the body’s metabolism and induce mood swings. Alcohol slows the body’s respiratory functions, temperature regulation and dehydrates the body. Drugs and alcohol have an unfavorable effect on motor and cognitive functions and slowing down the response times, poor hand-eye coordination and decreased balance.

Get Adequate Amounts of Sleep and Rest.

Ensure you get pleasant sleep at night and periodic breaks for relaxation. Your sleeping area be dark, comfortable, and quiet to sleep in for 7 to 9 hours every day to reinvigorate the body. Consult your Doctor if you have any sleep problems or insomnia. Additionally, these home remedies can aid in improving the quality of your sleep -wild lettuce, magnesium and calcium pills, hops, aromatherapy, and yoga.

Nutrition and Good Health

The body is your vehicle, so to sustain the engine to run, adopt healthy eating habits prior to your working out. According to Specialist of Sports Medicine, you consuming ample amounts of foods and fluids continues your body replenished before, during, and after working out. Nutritionists recommend focusing on three key areas of your exercising regime to prevent low fuel flight through following the points under before, during, and after working out.

Before Working Out, Fuel Up!

Failure to fuel up limits your overall performance and lowers the body’s calorie burning efficiency. Fuel up two hours before the exercise by drinking a lot of water to hydrate your body. Eating healthy carbs such as whole-wheat toasts, whole-grain cereals or pasta, fat-free or low-fat yogurt brown rice, pasta, eat fruits and vegetables 5 – 10 minutes earlier than exercising. Avoiding healthy proteins and saturated fat as they digest slower, depriving the physique of energy delivering blood, and needed oxygen.

During the Workout

Keep your body hydrated with water through sipping small, ordinary mouthfuls. Do not eat if you’re exercising is less than an hour. For longer workouts, every 30 minutes eat about 100 cals of carbs such as raisins, bananas, or snacks then after working out replenish with carbohydrates.

20 – 60 minutes after a workout, your muscle tissues can store carbs and proteins as energy for recovery. In mid-exercise, consume without easy digest carbs to conserve energy and ward off fatigue.

• After the Workout

Eat meals rich in proteins to repair and develop your muscle tissues such as baked potatoes, grain bagels, or peanut sandwich. Drink lots of water blended with 100% orange juice for extra carbs, fluids, and potassium. In 30 minutes of exercise, snack on 300-400 energy or 75-100 grams of carbs and 6 grams of protein. Daily, form a habit of eating meals excessive in carbohydrates which make the difference between exhaustion and your exercising goals.


Nutrition plays a major role in the body’s performance in physically demanding activities. Lack of sufficient amounts of fats and carbohydrate in your food regimen deprives your muscular cells needed strength for optimal performance. A find out about by way of the up that persistence athletes’ 70% daily energy intake come from carbohydrates. Accordingly, carbohydrates furnish between 40% – 50% of your energy requirements in the early stages of exercising.

Achieve right health by eating nutritious foods, exercising regularly, getting ample amount of sleep, and rest. Good physical health encompasses physique functions, composition, maintenance, and development. Being healthful and getting in shape is a pursuit for everybody, understand what you need and that you can do it, and find ideal person to assist you on this trip.

Benefits of Working Out

Regular physical activity boosts your fitness in numerous ways. Researchers say cycling improves cardiovascular conditioning and biking to high-intensity training. Health advantages of biking include: it is convenient on the joints when you place weight on the pelvis as a substitute than on your legs. Hence cycling/ is really useful for the aged and those with joint pains.

Cycling is amazing for your blood vessels, brain, and heart as nicely as stimulating the release of endorphins resulting in feelings of pleasure. Pedaling down-stroke exercises the gluteus, quadriceps, gastrocnemius, and soleus group of muscles. During the recovery phase, you use the hamstrings and flexor muscle tissue of the thighs and the hips. Cycling additionally benefits the belly muscles, arm and shoulder muscle tissues used for balancing and uprightness.

In Conclusion

To conclude, keeping desirable health entails a multitude of elements such as a positive attitude, regular exercises, and perfect nutrition. Caring for your physique and taking delight in your accomplishments has notable mental and physical benefits. Diverse ranges of activities are there to help and improve the quality of your life. Starting small and maintaining the desired goals can dramatically alter your life course. Utilize these recommendations, and you will generously benefit.