BECOMING A HEALTHIER VERSION OF YOURSELF: THE BEST WAYS TO DO IT
Updated: Aug 17, 2020
Summer's in full flow, but in a matter of weeks we will be heading into a different season, and we face a long Autumn and Winter ahead. For some, that means indulging in those carbohydrate filled foods and taking an opportunity to slow down. However, the likelihood is, you will have already indulged in a lot of over the summer period. We forget that those lazy days filled with a few too many drinks and “light” pasta meals can all have an effect. The sun just tends to mask it.
However, summer is also a time of year that we want to embrace becoming a healthier version of ourselves. But as the weather changes, we tend to let that slip a little. Until, of course, new year, where we start to think about resolutions and healthy changes once more. So if you find yourself in this predicament, you may be wanting to be a healthier looking version of yourself for the next few months ahead. With that in mind, here are some top tips to help you look and feel amazing.
Take a look at your diet
One of the first areas that can have a huge impact on your body is your diet. Not only does it affect us on the inside but it can also affect how we look on the outside. Nourishing our body with the right food can have a positive impact on our weight, but it can also help improve skin condition and tone. Making us look just as amazing and feel it from the inside out. You don’t need to be doing some crazy diet, we all know that they are not completely sustainable. So it’s worth considering incorporating a healthier balanced approach. Ensuring your body get’s all the vitamins and nutrients it needs to function.
Try and avoid crazy diet trends and scams
While you should always be striving for a healthy balance when it comes to the food that you eat and your diet, it can be very tempting to look online and see some amazing transformations from people who have followed specific diets or taken on some of the latest food trends and crazes. However, it is always worth doing your research, and when things look too good to be true, for example, the shark tank keto diet scam, it often is. Anything to do with changes to the way you eat it is worth looking into and doing plenty of research. Sometimes cutting things out of your diet for health and nutrition purposes due to intolerance's can actually also be a benefit. So make sure you do things for the right reasons and not for the short term results.
Drink more water
Increasing the amount of water you drink each day can equally have a big impact. You may find yourself pleasantly surprised by the other benefits. It can improve your mood and the quality of sleep you get. Alongside flushing your body out of nasty bad toxins. It’s nature's natural detox and is a great habit to sustain. You are recommended to drink at least two liters of water a day but this can be difficult to achieve if you naturally don’t always drink a lot of water. Having a bottle with you to encourage you to drink more water can help you develop healthy habits.
Increase your activity
It’s important that you maintain a level of good exercise as well as focusing on what you put into your body. You may be eating all the right things, but if you don’t burn of the good sugars or energy, you will never improve. You don’t need to be hitting the gym everyday. Just consider increasing your activity level. This can be done simply by choosing to walk a little more each day.
Consider long term solutions
You may want to consider some long term solutions for your looks. This may include tackling those stubborn areas where fat can build up. We are all aware how difficult it can be to lose those last few stubborn pounds from the stomach and thigh areas. This is why it’s worth researching your options.
Have the right mindset
Finally, it’s always worth ensuring that you have the right mindset. It’s important to be motivated to make these changes. Making sure they are coming from a positive place. Often people with negative thoughts could be struggling with underlying reasons. Things like self esteem problems, for example.
Let’s hope these top tips help you to look and feel great.
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