Healthy Lifestyle Practices You Should Adopt

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Health is one of those things that a lot of people will always get to tomorrow, but we really should all be focussed on it today. There is a wealth of information out there that will help you develop a coherent strategy for looking after your wellbeing, and we're going to take a look at some steps that you might consider taking. The idea here is to find ways to address improving health, while understanding that time is of limited supply - especially with modern life.

Health Checks
The first thing that we should be doing is making sure that we make regular visits to medical professionals for health checks. They don’t have to be anything drawn out but they can be crucial in catching problems sooner rather than later. These visits would usually include your local GP for a sort of MOT, a dentist and opticians for their regular checkups, and even a hearing specialist. There will also be targeted people that you might need to visit, but are wary of meeting. This might include someone who specialises in std screening for women or a therapist for mental health issues.

This last one is an important issue to pause and reflect on. Mental health is not as stigmatised as it once was, but there can still be a reluctance to seek help. You should not hold back from seeking a professional if you are going through a challenging period. Mental health is not something that should be ignored or ashamed of.

Medical Checkup

Exercise
In addition to getting your regular health checks, we should ensure that we are all fitting in some regular exercise into our daily routines. There are many reasons that any individual may want to pursue a more active lifestyle, but the driving factor behind it should be the improvements exercise has on overall health. The recommended amount of exercise for the week is 150 minutes of moderate aerobic and three days of strength training.

Aerobic exercise which includes running and cycling, are the types of workouts that will engage your cardiovascular muscles - which is why this form of training is referred to in some places as cardio. Strength training might evoke images of muscle bound gym fans lifting heavy weights above their head, but that is far from the plan. Using exercises like push-ups, planks and squats, you should be looking to build up your skeletal muscles to provide better support and strength to your body.

Wellbeing
Taking care of yourself should be your number one priority, above all else. The reason for that is relatively simple, without your health you won’t be able to do any of the other things which you enjoy. Wellbeing can mean changing some of your routines , introducing a new way of living, and spending less time online but it should be regarded as a net positive and something worth dedicating  your precious time to.

This is a contributed post.
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  2. Totally agree with all of this, so important x

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  3. Taking care of our heath is so important, these are great tips.

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  4. Such great tips, it's so important to have regular health checks to make sure there's nothing going on in the background xx

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