Active Lifestyling?

February 14, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

Active lifestyling is the art of living a healthy life and the way in which you do it. We are all different  so it is important for us to find a strat which works best with our circumstance. Fortunately, we live in a world where we have access to a wealth of information from  people from all over the world. So really it is about trying different things and working out which way obtains the best results for what we want to achieve.

 

Some of us want to feel more confident at work, while others want to have more energy to play with the little ones. Whatever the reason, our health is important. It enables us to do the things we want to do and need to do in life.  Despite all the fancy diets and work out techniques and styles that have evolved throughout the centuries.... there are some notions which remain consistent throughout.

 

1-  To maintain weight you must burn the energy that you consume. To lose weight you must consume less then you burn. This means if you want to have pizza & drinks with your mates on the weekend... make sure you plan an extra work out session or two during the week. Remember putting one 1kilo on a month equates to 1-2 dress sizes in a year.

 
2- Drink more water. Unfortunately, the brain can't tell the difference between thirst and hunger. So most of the time, we might think we are hungry but it could just be that we are thirsty. Moreover, it takes the brain 20 minutes to relay the message that we are full. So dieticians and doctors have suggested that it is good to eat slowly, and to make sure you chew every mouthful and not to drink water while you are eating because it expands the stomach making you eat more to feel full. It is a good idea to drink water 15-20 minutes before a meal.

 

 

3- Exercise at least 20 minutes a day. This doesn't always have to mean signing up for a gym membership or purchasing the latest fitness machine out there... you can simply take the dog for a walk around the block, go up and down a staircase several times, clean the house, skip rope, or put on some loud music and bust out a dance, getting off two stops before your usual bus stop and walking home. Even on days you d