A workout plan for a healthy and happy life

As said in this article, you are recommended to exercise at least 150 minutes per week. It doesn’t have to be complicated though, you can even do it all from your home or on your way to work. Here is an example on a workout plan for a healthy and happy life:

MONDAY

Cardio, for instance a dance class, cycle or a jog

TUESDAY

Walks 

WEDNESDAY

Yoga

Walks

THURSDAY

Strength training, for example a gym session or a class that involves

FRIDAY

Something fun - whatever makes you smile and gets you going!

SATURDAY

Something outdoors, cycling, hike, or a walk perhaps

SUNDAY

Rest day 

Walks

ABOUT THE PLAN

This is a varied workout plan for someone who wants to keep healthy and happy. Key is to exercise gently every day and to workout more intensely a couple of times a week. Remember that there is no right or wrong, just move your body and enjoy it.

Do you have any follow up questions? Feel free to be in touch. 

Healthy regards,

Hannah

Online PT

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3 tips to stay healthy and avoid catching a cold
  1. Sleep. Resting properly will keep your body strong and ready to fight germs. If you can’t get enough sleep over night, try taking a power nap whenever possible.

  2. Eat well - vegetables, fruits and water. Eat as natural and variated as possible. Try to have a colorful plate with healthy proteins. Remember that water is essential for your body to function! Some experts argue that taking extra vitamins will help, and others say its unnecessary and that you get enough through your food. Try and see what works for you.

  3. Wash your hands often. Nothing will help as much as to actually wash away any germs, especially before eating or preparing food.


    And well if the cold gets to you, make the best of it; cancel your plans, cosy up with a cuppa and a book, and enjoy it as much as you can…

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5 quick tips for a healthier life

Ever feel overwhelmed with tips on how to lead a healthy life? Look no further, I’ve broken it down to five easy steps, cause it doesn’t have to be complicated:

1. Sleep - make sure you get enough shut eye. If you can’t get your hours over night, try a nap or even closing your eyes shortly whenever you get the chance

2. Enjoy your food - whatever you are eating, enjoy every bit of it. Try to get a lot of natural, colorful food and loads of vegetables and fruits

3. Move your body - get up and get going. Try to create active habits, so that you avoid sitting too long. And try to exercise more intensely a couple of times per week, to get your heart going and muscles challenged

4. Relax - less stress and more yoga and meditation is an important foundation for a healthy life. It doesn’t have to be complicated. A few focused breaths here and there can make wonders

5. Choose the right mindset - a positive attitude and a carpe diem mindset can make all the difference

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10 reasons to get up and get going

It's medically proven that people who exercise regularly have:

  • up to a 35% lower risk of coronary heart disease and stroke

  • up to a 50% lower risk of type 2 diabetes

  • up to a 50% lower risk of colon cancer

  • up to a 20% lower risk of breast cancer

  • a 30% lower risk of early death

  • up to an 83% lower risk of osteoarthritis

  • up to a 68% lower risk of hip fracture

  • a 30% lower risk of falls (among older adults)

  • up to a 30% lower risk of depression

  • up to a 30% lower risk of dementia 

That is some amazing stats, isn't it? So what are you waiting for? Get up and get going!

Source 26/09/2018 https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/exercise-health-benefits/

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