There is a wealth of information on the internet about women’s health and fitness but ultimately you need to take responsibility for your own healthy lifestyle choices.
Do you want to boost your energy levels?
Maintain a healthy weight?
Reduce your stress levels?
Lead a healthier life?
Reassess your lifestyle choices?
Find an exercise routine designed to fit your lifestyle?
Whatever your reasons or motivation changing your lifestyle and habits, it is a gradual process. You will need to take a look across the range of fitness and exercise, women’s health issues and menopause, nutrition, stress management, weight management and personal development.
Here are seven top tips to help you on your way.
Commit your self to a regular exercise / walking routine. Choose an activity which you enjoy, don’t force yourself down to the gym or to go swimming if those are not activities you would enjoy doing in the long term.
It helps to have an exercise buddy – you can help to motivate each other.
If you have been suffering from broken sleep or insomnia, remember exercise is not only a stress reliever but can also help you get a good night’s sleep.
The menopause if a huge change in a woman’s life. See it as a positive change and embrace the new you. Don’t forget, crying is a common symptom of the menopause. Let it flow and help heal your body.
Alternative therapies such as acupuncture and reflexology can help the body rebalance.
Try eating foods that are different colours – rainbow foods.
Zero energy can be caused by too many refined sugars. Too much can deplete the body of essential vitamins and minerals and could lead to zero energy.
Visualise what you want to achieve and be aware of the feelings and thoughts that may arise from this. To get there; set yourself some good, achievable, realistic goals. Applaud your achievements and be true to yourself – it can be very empowering. You will feel a new sense of purpose; have more energy and a zest for life!
Take responsibility for your own healthy lifestyle choices
If you act now, you will feel the benefits in just a short space of time, and know that your lifestyle changes will impact your health and wellbeing in the long-term too.