How to Be a Healthy Person

It's difficult to be healthy sometimes, but we all know that without being healthy, we won't live long. Living long would be nice, so we need to be healthy. Let's try this...

Steps

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    Think about your habits. If you eat lots of candy and drink a lot of coffee or use "5-Hour Energy" every day, try to cut down on sweets and caffeine. Limit yourself to 1 cup of Joe a month, 1 piece of candy a week, and no "5-Hour Energy" pills at all. Caffeine isn't good for your heart at all, nor is candy or "5-Hour Energy". Instead of coffee, drink water, fruit juice, milk, or chamomile tea. Don't put sugar in the chamomile tea because it is supposed to help you relax.
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    Learn to love exercise. Exercising helps your heart and muscles work the way they're supposed to. Warm up before you do any kind of exercise.
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    Quit smoking, if you already do. Smoking is bad for every part of your body, and it makes you look all wrinkly and old. Buy a Stop-Smoking thing, like Nicorette, or buy those no-tobacco cigarettes they have now. Whatever works for you to quit.
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    Go to a gym. Instead of going to Starbucks every morning to get a coffee, go to a local gym. Be sure you have enough money to pay your monthly gym fees. While at the gym, pump iron and use the treadmill. The treadmill gets your blood flowing. Pumping iron builds up your muscles.
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    Go for an afternoon run. Going for a run helps get your heart rate up. Be sure to drink water while you are exercising.
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    Stop drinking. Drinking is damaging to your liver and spleen.

Tips

  • Have a pedometer. You simply clip it onto your pants, and walk around. You should get at least 10,000 steps a day. Some really active people get over 20,000!
  • Keep a water bottle with you when you're exercising. Water helps flush out the system.
  • If you like exercise, you'll be more motivated to exercise.
  • Remember that coffee raises your blood pressure, and that isn't good if you already have high blood pressure.
  • If you're female, and you're looking for a gym, find your local "Curves" Curves is a gym for women that is all over the U.S. It has been helping women get fit for about 20 years!
  • Use your MP3 player while exercising. Keep all your favorite songs on it.

Things You'll Need

  • Water bottle
  • Pedometer
  • Treadmill
  • Gym Membership
  • MP3 player

Article Info

Categories: Diet & Lifestyle