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5th Aug 2020

Often, our approach to health and wellbeing somewhat resembles a cycle. When you sleep well, you may feel better energised to complete a workout, prompting you to think more carefully about the foods you need to fuel your body.

Unfortunately, the opposite can also be true and a day missed in the gym or too many late nights may compound into other unhealthy choices.

Read on to discover four super simple tips for getting your healthy lifestyle back on track.

Exercise

Exercising is an important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, but this doesn’t necessarily mean hitting the gym.

High-intensity workouts are great, but how about fitness can also be an excellent relaxation technique.

Leave the day’s stresses behind and get body moving with a lunchtime walk, yoga flow or pilates class. A well-rounded yoga practice will have you stretching your entire body while a brisk walk can help get your blood moving and clear your mind.

Drink Some Tea

If you’re someone that struggles to reach the recommended 2 litres of water intake per day, tea may help to increase your fluid consumption without the added caffeine and sugars of coffee and soft drinks.

Instead of reaching for a fizzy or energy drink to get you through a mid-afternoon slump, why not try making a cup of tea instead? Herbal teas such as Jasmine, Lemon and Ginger, and Peppermint not only taste great but they’re also low in caffeine.

Plus, if you’ve increased your activity levels you’ll need to make sure you’re keeping your fluids up.

Maintain A Balanced Diet

You may think that the less you eat the healthier you will be but this isn’t necessarily the case. Eating enough calories to support your body as well as a variety of foods to maintain your nutrient levels is important for any healthy lifestyle.

If you’re looking for some recipe inspiration, why not try our gluten-free breakfast muffins or healthy banana bread to get you started?

Get Enough Sleep

Spending adequate amounts of time in the land of the nod each night is an important part of keeping up any health and fitness regime.

Not only does sleep help put a spring in your step by maintaining energy levels, it also helps to restore our bodies physically and organise things in our brain.

In fact, the Sleep Health Foundation recommends adults get 7-9 hours of sleep every night to feel properly refreshed and function at their best the next day.

Looking for some helpful tips to help you doze off? You can find more information here.

 

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