In the recent scenario, with skyrocketing technological applications at our disposal, our attention towards mental as well as physical health has drastically deteriorated. Our lives have become so busy that more often than not, we find little or no time for ourselves. Long ago, when the work-force wasn’t so competitive sabbaticals and vacations were possible, in addition to the good work-life balance that employees enjoyed.
Currently, with the internet revolution booming across the world, workplaces have become more demanding than ever. While physical fitness is hardly a priority, mental well-being is not even considered as a real challenge. With increasing stress levels, staying fit becomes a difficulty, especially for the people who live in metropolitan areas. However, needless to mention, physical fitness plays a pivotal role when it comes to the productivity of relationships or at work, in addition to the positive effects it has on mental health.
Therefore, attention to fitness becomes imperative and non-negotiable in everyday life. By ensuring that enough measures are taken for physical fitness, it is possible to avoid health-related emergencies such as heart attacks, asthma attacks, so on and so forth. Follow the steps mentioned below in order to ensure the same:
- 30-minute Regular Exercises
Regular exercising reduces the chances of cancer, cholesterol and heart failure. Even if a person does not follow a particular routine or healthy diet, regular exercises can prevent many diseases and keep the body strong. It increases stamina and makes the individual generally active, especially if it’s done early in the morning. Although an hour’s workout is perfect for young adults, 30-minutes of vigorous exercise or Yoga is enough for all age groups.
- Healthy Diet
You may be exercising day-in and day-out, but do you know the nutrition that your body needs on an average basis? A balanced diet with enough vitamins, proteins, carbohydrates, non-harmful fats and fiber is an essential companion to achieve the fitness dream.
- Routine & Variety
Set a routine for your day, week or month based on your convenience and lifestyle habits. If you spend at least 20 minutes every morning on planning the tasks to be completed, not only does productivity improve but it saves energy on all the extra-decision making that will drain you mentally if not physically by the day’s end.
- Keep Hydrated
Over 60% of our body is made up of water. However, we are constantly losing water from the body, which is why it requires timely replenishing. There are many opinions as to how much water must be consumed, but on an average 2-liter of water is recommended for good metabolism and healthy well-being.
- Sleep & Relaxation
Research suggests that a fully grown adult must sleep for close to eight hours. Children, however, require ten hours while teenagers need nine to ten hours of sleep every day. Furthermore, artificial or natural stimulants such as coffee, energy drinks, or even the radiation from mobile phones can result in disturbed sleep. A relaxed mind is a healthy mind since energy is conserved leading to more activeness in the individual’s life.
As precaution is always better than cure, staying fit is also a way of evading unforeseen medical emergencies, especially related to internal health issues that can be mitigated with regular exercise and other steps listed above. Thus, if you do not decide to take care of your health, medical emergencies may become inevitable and immediate emergency services, advisable.