Most of us worry about our output and the number of calories that we burn, and as a result, more people are actively working out. We must also remember that if we are running a machine with too little oil, missing pieces, and poor mechanical movements, we will have problems. For most, sleep is one of those components that most hard workers are missing. There is nothing like getting a great night of sleep. The feeling of rising in the morning and feeling refreshed and energized is a feeling that we should all enjoy. Millions suffer from deprivation by way of quantity and quality of sleep. Chronic sleep deprivation and the effects are not pretty, and they can be wild and loose. I advise that it is especially important to practice self-protection, during this scary Covid-19 pandemic. There are many acute to severe effects of which will are listed after this paragraph below.
Key Reminders of Poor Sleep:
With the proper strategy and mindset, we can create an environment, internally and externally, to enjoy the health and wellness benefits of sleeping again. While there is no hard number that applies to everyone, a good rule of thumb is to be in bed for relatively 9 hours and get 6-8 hours of quality sleep per night. Make sure that one miserable night of sleep does not get followed by a few more. It might not seem like much, but try it, and enjoy the benefits of the new look and feel.
What’s your health goal? Actually, what’s your life goal and how can being healthy make that better? There’s no magic pill, solution or app that’s going to make us the healthiest strongest versions of our best self. We work for it everyday, inside and outside the gym, and you have to also if you want the results that have you swooning over materially altered images on social media, or your buddy in the office who looked out of shape but just did a triathlon! There’s no magical solution, and even if you thought you’d found one, how long would it last? The reality is that our health goals change during our lifetime based on a variety of factors, though if we are aware of what’s best for our body, and how to address the areas that are holding us back from being better where it matters to us most, we can all really
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Less dairy, no meat, more fiber, no gluten, cut sugar! There are enough recommendation to make your head spin!!!
We hear so much about various diets and food hacks that are meant to make life easier and more nutritious, but it only matters if you find it effective. Again, it comes down to what works best for your body and an approach to food that you find easy to maintain. Please don’t confuse that with easy to do, because the struggle of implementing a new diet into your lifestyle is real and tough. We also learn about a lot of new diet trends that may seem difficult to live by given our religious and cultural affiliations, so how do you best interpret and apply food hacks to your culture's traditional fare?
Even more basic, many people are low in fiber, but what’s the quick and easy way to up your intake? Good questions worth exploring below.