“We all know that we need regular exercise to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Though that may seem like a big commitment, it’s a lot easier than you might think!” Instead of spending the next 30 minutes driving to the bakery and selecting a delicious chocolate cake that will only take two bites to consume, spend these 30 minutes outdoors, engaging in an activity that will improve your health and make you more energetic! With the New Year rolling into its 3rd month, have you by now forgotten your New Year resolution to “exercise more?” Although creating a generic workout plan is beneficial, you don’t need to sign up for the gym to live an active lifestyle. The following seven simple habits can effortlessly work into your hectic daily schedule while achieving your New Year Resolution and staying active! 1) Go for a walk at your local park Take advantage of the beautiful weather while participating in the most healthy and simple exercise. Improve your cardiovascular fitness, your respiratory system, and your emotional wellbeing. 2) Bike or walk to work or school If you live close to work, leave your car at home. Ride your bike or walk to work; feel more invigorated! 3) Join a sport league Whether you like baseball, football, or basketball, join a local league. It does not matter what level your play is, there’s always a league that is right for you. Enjoy the excitement of a team sport, get your heart pumping and your blood flowing. 4) Walk with a co-worker or friend on lunch breaks Sitting in the lunch room can be dull at times so go for a walk and keep the blood flowing within your body! 5) Take the stairs instead of an elevator Oxygenate your system, wake your mind, burn calories and get your joints and muscles working. At the same time prevent sharing small spaces with individual who may be suffering from colds, the flu, or other contagious diseases. 6) Do chores around the house The possibilities for exercise at home are endless!
- Replace your gas lawnmower with a new push mower
- Plant a new garden, with some vegetables
- Hand wash your car