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Fitness is an essential therapy for your physical and mental well-being. Not only an apple but also a few minutes of exercise a day keeps the doctor away!

Fitness is not something to resort to, only when your weight scale screams at you; it is as important as how we brush, bath, eat and sleep every day.  It is so pitiful to hear when people say how they don’t have time for fitness activities. But being fit is not an option; it is a responsibility that we pass on to our future generations.

Why being fit is vital?

Fitness is the key element for our healthy, harmonious living. People, who engage in regular physical activities, are free from major disorders and ailments. The regular fitness routines can help in the overall growth of a person. He/she can socially get along well, due to their increased stamina and confidence.

But sadly, our current generation is predominantly fitness-challenged and hence suffering from various unusual disorders like obesity, heart problems, stress, anxiety, depression, high blood pressure, etc.

According to the World Health Organization, the increase in the number of obesity cases has doubled between 1980 and 2014. People die due to overweight and obesity rather due to underweight and malnutrition issues.

Studies show that 58% of diabetic cases and 21 % of heart disease cases are due to obesity.

Unfortunately, most of these problems are due to a lack of fitness awareness and unclean eating habits.  Few people hit the gym, walk and run a lot, but still face lot of health issues. Why is it so? It’s just because they don’t eat right and resort to junk foods and binge eating practices. Fitness is not only about regular workouts, but also about clean and sensible eating.

Fitness, the magical genie

If you know what fitness readers, then you wouldn’t be so careless in your lifestyle choices. By being fit, you can

  • Gain physical and mental wellness
  • Enhance your beauty inside out
  • Gain confidence and stamina
  • socially interact with people in a better way
  • have a peaceful, better sleep
  • Be free from common disorders like obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart problems, etc.

Thus fitness is a genie that comes with a bundle of magical benefits. You can realize fitness by following simple physical activities and lifestyle changes. Do you want to know how? Why not? Let’s discuss further!

Guidance for fit and healthy lifestyle

Exercise regularly

Do some exercises regularly for at least 30 minutes, which you are comfortable with. It could be anything from walking, running, cycling to hiking and trekking. If you are able to join a gym then it’s certainly the best thing, as you might get inspiration from similar like-minded people and you wouldn’t also be deviated while exercising.

If you could not visit the gym or follow any outdoor physical activities due to lack of space or horrible weather, then you can invest in proper home/indoor exercising equipment like, treadmill, elliptical, stationary bike, etc. to achieve fitness. It is Ok to spend some money on being fit and healthy; after all, it’s only for our happiness and well-being.

If nothing works out, replace your elevator-touring with effective stair-case walking. Say bye-bye to cars and hi-hello to walking or cycling, while you do simple grocery shopping, salon visits, etc. Fitness is a readily available element that requires only your mental readiness to embrace it.

Skin care routine

Being fit is also being healthy not only from the inside but also on the outside. Healthy skin is one of the most important aspect of appearance. In order to achieve a fresh look, choose the natural skin care items with organic active ingredients and oils. Also, visit a professional skin care clinic like Botaniqua where a team of specialists in aesthetic medicine will take great care of your skin and body.

Eating clean and nutritious foods

There is no point in doing 30 push-ups and bingeing 30 odd junk foods; you are certainly going to store more calories than you had burnt out. Additionally, you are also stockpiling your body with bad fats, harmful white sugar, imperceptible preservatives, and additives, etc. which are anything, but definitely not good for your body.

With all those captivating ads, hurry-burry lifestyles and laziness, people are choosing packaged food over healthy homemade cooking. Day-by-day many types of research prove the harmful effects of eating from packets, which may even cause life-killing diseases like cancer. Hence, one should avoid eating ‘instant’ items, at least, often and resort to healthy nutritious cooking.

Proteins and good fats are essential for our muscle-building. Nuts, beans, and fishes supplement natural vitamins and minerals that are good for our body and brain functioning. Green leaves and vegetables are the vital essentials of our healthy living. Incorporate whole grains to enjoy wholesome benefits.

Also, you should not forget about drinking lots of water, as water is the elixir of our life!

Remember, fitness is not a phase, but a lifetime journey! Only if you are fit, you can pass on your healthy genes to your offspring. Fitness, the combined output of daily exercising, clean outing, and skin care is crucial for our happy, healthy living.

Jamie Kibbe

Hi. I'm Jamie Kibbe. I'm a lifestyle blogger and a journalist. During my career, I have worked in various editorial teams of beauty magazines, health magazines, and lifestyle magazines. My biggest passion is writing and I believe that my articles can change the world a little bit. Or at least, can impact someone's life. I hope that my readers feel the positive vibes of the articles I create. I am also a very big enthusiast of a fit and healthy life and I know some secrets of fitness which I would like to share with you. I deeply believe that with a little effort, we can all be happy, healthy and fulfilled.