Staying Fit Is the New Healthy Lifestyle

Feb, 2021 - by CMI

Staying Fit Is the New Healthy Lifestyle


In this time it is difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle and staying fit as there are many distractions such as junk food, and below are some ways to retain a healthy lifestyle and stay fit

Fitness and a healthy lifestyle both go together hand in hand. In order to remain fit one should also keep a healthy lifestyle such as proper sleep schedule, healthy eating habits, and exercise. It is important for everyone to stay fit but it becomes difficult to stay fit with the current lifestyle. There are several factors that negatively impacts the lifestyle of people such as laziness. In the time of online delivery and quick meals, people are turning lazy and do not will to cook at home or eat healthy, as it requires more time and effort. The other factor is that for good diet and exercise tips, many individuals use internet. It is not always necessary that everything available on the internet is true, as several information available on the internet are found to be false.

Eating Habits

There are two types of people, those who live to eat and those who eat to live. Being fit and living healthy lifestyle or staying unfit and living unhealthy reflects the choices they make. There are many health risks involved with unhealthy and junk food eating habits such as Type 2 diabetes, certain types of cancer, cardiovascular disease, liver disease, obesity, high blood pressure, tooth decay, overweight, and fatigue. Poor diets also reduces the capacity to work, as calorie intake is inadequate to perform well throughout the day.

Moreover, healthy eating habits results in lowering the risk of heart disease. It also helps to enhance one’s mood and reduce stress levels, and also helps people to do all physical activities that one performs on daily basis more efficiently. A healthy diet combined with physical activity will help to lead a healthy weight and reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as cancer. High-fiber foods such as vegetables and fruits can reduce the risk of health problems such as obesity, and type 2 diabetes. Healthy eating habits, in general, helps in weight loss, prevent stroke, build better mood, and aids in having sharper memory. At this point the importance of healthy eating and the disadvantages of unhealthy eating habits could be understood. In some cases, individuals unknowingly people follow unhealthy eating habits as they do not have proper knowledge on maintaining a proper diet. However, one can seek advice from  dieticians, personal exercise trainers who can help to achieve the best diet plan, according to the specific requirements of  individuals.

In order to maintain healthy eating habits, one needs to understand about the number of calories required by the body to perform basic metabolic functions and daily activities using online calorie calculators. It is important to understand and know the type of food the amount of calories it contain, as this helps to focus on portion control and to choose the important nutritious foods. A balanced diet should be a mixture of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, minerals and vitamins. One should be more mindful regarding advice they get from others regarding fitness. People should make a habit of consuming plenty of fruits, low-fat dairy products, fresh vegetables, whole grains in their diet and should develop the habit of having home-cooked meals. The most important thing everyone should not do is to skip or delay their diet, as over time it may be possible that people  end up eating too much or choose an unhealthy diet.. Secondly it is important to chew food well and properly with every bite. A healthy diet will help to eat the right amount of food one’s body requires. One should drink water instead of sugary drinks as 3 – 4 liters for men and 2 – 3 liters for women on daily basis is recommended. There are several additional benefits of drinking water such as it discards waste by excretion process, and maintains normal body temperature. Healthy Fats or fiber-rich foods will also help one to feel fuller and achieve a fuller diet to eat less and eat fewer calories.


Actual work or exercise can improve wellbeing and reduce the risks of type 2 diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular disorders. Actual work and exercise can have quick and long-haul medical advantages. Above all, regular movement can improve one’s personal health.

Knowing these advantages less than 5% of adults participate in 30 minutes of physical activity each day, and only one in three adults receive the recommended amount of physical activity each week and very few people follow the daily routine of exercise and other people are not able to continue the routine because they lack motivation and are lazy to follow the daily routine. The most difficult part to exercising is that it has to be performed on a regular basis. Many people pledge to do exercise daily but they are not able to keep up after few days. This is because they lack motivation and work alone. This can be fixed by having a workout buddy which will motivate the other person also to work out daily.

Another way one can do to stay motivated and continue daily is to use small wins along the way. Using the successes of others, people can use the trials and tribulations methods which will give them examples of the real world to follow. One can gain from the experiences that others had and prepare a better routine for themselves. The most important thing is to create a network of people who will support, push and celebrate the small wins that take place in the long journey towards being fit and living a healthy lifestyle. Sometimes, people need others to encourage them to keep going and not giving up easily. These little things are necessary for beginners as they embark on the journey.

With this it is also important that people do the exercise with correct posture. Because if the above things are not done correctly then it may end up doing more harm than good. So the person has to first do proper research, consult with people who regularly exercises, or the best option would be to keep a personal trainer. Keeping a personal trainer would be best as they have experience and better understanding regarding the subject as they are professionals. They will help the person set the perfect workout routine, which can be specially customized according to the personal body requirements of the person and the personal trainers will also look after that whether the client is achieving their daily goals or not. Exercising daily will help in increasing concentration, achieve the perfect body, becoming more active and having overall more energy to continue with the day.

Sleeping Schedule 

It is important to have eight hours to sleep. The recommended amount of sleep for a healthy adult is around seven hours. Most people do not need over eight hours in bed to achieve this goal. To get on a proper sleep schedule one should try to maintain consistency and strengthens their sleep cycle. If one cannot sleep within 20 minutes, one can perform something relaxing such as meditation or read or listen to cool music and can try sleeping again after one is tired. People should also pay attention on eating and drinking habits, as it may cause discomfort and can keep them up.

Some of the advantages of sleeping properly include proper sleep acts as a painkiller, it helps the body to fight back against diseases, lower blood pressure, reduce stress, and increase memory power. The main advantage of proper sleep is that it gives an energetic start so people can work out, eat properly, and achieve the daily goal and live a healthy lifestyle.

All the above points when exercised daily with full motivation ensures healthy lifestyle. In this era of fast food, fast work, short cuts, it is very important for one to stay fit to have the energy to cease the day and make the most out of it. Living a healthy lifestyle will also rule out a lot of diseases that can potential harm the body in future, as living a healthy lifestyle is not only about thinking for present but it is also about for far sighted future.