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11 Things To Do If You Want To Be Fit And Healthy In 2020

Check out some health tips to help you have the best of 2020.

Onyii Amarachi

Onyii Amarachi

We all want to stay fit, healthy and strong for ourselves and our loved ones. So that we can live long enough to achieve our dreams and aspirations in life.

These health tips outlined below will help make sure you are on the right track.

1. Do a fun physical activity

To stay fit this New Year, pick up a fun physical activity like cycling, dancing, swimming, running, exercising etc. Just make sure you enjoy it and it helps you stay active.

2. Cut back on sweet and alcoholic beverages

Go easy on the alcoholic, sugary and carbonated drinks. Indulge once in a while but don’t make it an everyday thing.

3. Eat more whole foods

Cut down on the processed and sugary foods this year to stay healthy. Eat more healthy and whole foods like fish, lean meat, eggs, vegetables, fruits etc. Also, try and cook more of your meals at home instead of always eating take-outs. This way, they will be well-supervised and healthier.

4. Meditate

Take time to meditate and gain clarity of mind this year. It will be helpful.

5. Sleep more

Don’t compromise sleep for anything this year. The recommended hours of sleep for good health by experts is eight hours, so try to get enough sleep daily.

6. Drink water

The daily recommended intake by health experts is eight glasses of water. So, try to drink enough water every day.

7. Don’t neglect your me-time

Have periods where you take time out for yourself only. You are free to be selfish this period. Forget about work and everyone else and just spend time getting to know you and enjoying your company.

8. See your doctor

If you can afford it, have monthly or quarterly check-ups. Even if the check-up is once in a year, try to know the state of your body and health. Check your vital organs and leave no stones unturned. Also, if you are on prescription drugs, try not to neglect them.

9. End negative body talk

Stop body-shaming yourself. Love and embrace your body and looks because it is the only house you have to live in. Practise positive body talk and affirmations. This will help you love your body more and do whatever it takes to keep it strong and healthy.

10. Find a new hobby

Pick up new, fun and interesting hobbies that can help you unwind and relax after a hard day’s work. It will be great for your mind and also save you from boredom.

11. Go on a vacation

Whenever you can afford it, pack up and go on a vacation to any place of your choice. A change of environment can be all the healing you need sometimes. Take a fun vacation this year to stay healthy.