Weight management tips from Orlando Weight Loss Clinic. There are many ways to become more active every day, but the key here is having fun. If you are having fun you aren’t going to want to stop doing all of the fantastic things you have planned; no matter how exhausting they end up being. For example, have you ever been completely exhausted after work one day and your friends wanted to go out? You didn’t think you would make it through the night but you were having so much fun that you had so much new found energy! Yes, granted you eventually crashed in your bed at the end of the night but that is more of a benefit, don’t you think? It is very beneficial to naturally exhaust yourself as opposed to using things to help yourself sleep if you have sleeping problems but I digress.
Becoming more active is very beneficial in many ways and if you find something fun to do then you will keep at it and soon be able to handle whatever comes your way! Here are some ways to do that.
If you have a dog or children why not go chase them around? Have some fun throwing balls and running around. Or you could even just get on the bike and ride around the block a few times. Don’t forget to wear a helmet! There is nothing more fun than turning the music up loud and dancing around the room! Bring everyone into it to promote the health and activeness of your family and friends, too! You could even go clubbing somewhere and have fun dancing for a few hours. That is an idea of fun for a lot of people. If that’s not your thing, then why not start gardening? It is peaceful, calming, but it also promotes a great amount of energy. It gets you going while you get to clear your mind of all of the stresses of everyday life.
Inviting a friend over and going for a nice walk with them is also a great idea. The time passes by because you can chit chat about everything and nothing all at the same time. Next thing you know, your walk is over and they are on their way home. It is like you didn’t even get out there at all, but you know deep down inside you did something great for your health.
If you are walking by yourself, a great way to pass the time and keep yourself into it is by listening to music or a good audiobook. Go get yourself a nice sports MP3 player and then head out. This applies to riding bikes, going running, and other types of exercise too. If you are interested in interaction while exercising, maybe you could sign up for some classes or taking dance lessons. If those aren’t your ideas of fun then head to the public pool or swimming center for a fantastic swim. These are all great ideas and you end up in the best shape of your life physically and mentally.
Susie Bragg has been a Registered Nurse since 1989, and specialized in both pediatric critical care and home health nursing before she and her husband - Dr. Richard Bragg - started their own medical practice in 1998. Susie is a breast cancer survivor who developed a keen interest in nutrition as way to live healthier. To schedule an appointment, call (407) 395-4836.