5 Mind-Body Fitness Tips to Stay Healthy Inside and Out

Healthy people live healthy lives! Everyone on this planet looks for a peaceful environment to live a peaceful life. However, they don’t understand whatever the changes you are seeking outside you should look first inside. To have a peaceful life, your mind and body should be healthy and fit. Is it easy to keep mind and body fit in this noisy world? Why not? Everything is possible, right? So, let’s check out the ways to keep mind and body fit for a healthy life.

Here are Tips for Feeling Healthy Inside and out!

1. Exercise is the best

Exercise is the fantastic way to boost up your mind – body and soul. Expert Steven Cavellier says there is no substitute to exercise and we couldn’t agree more. It not only boost your mood but also increases your self-esteem, periods of sleep, digestion, and much more. The stretching of muscles improves your performance at the personal and professional fronts. After the age of 40 our muscles start losing their strength, this is where exercise plays a great role. It not only strengthens the muscles, but also increases metabolism, and keep your mood happy always. Whether you want to reduce weight or want to get over stress, workout always works!

2. Intake good food

Do you know what serotonin is? Well, serotonin is a chemical present in our body that make us happy. In addition to, 90 per cent of serotonin is made in your gut. It shows whatever you feed in your body could impact your mood. Therefore, it is advisable to stay away from processed foods, frequenting antibiotics, high sugar and carb diets. Try to adapt all good habits like a long walk, cardio or yoga, try to avoid “toxic” people if possible. And stop over thinking and demotivating yourself, otherwise, it will increase your stress. In the end, healthy habits lead to healthy living. So, what are you waiting for? Say no to unhealthy food and switch to a healthy diet today.

3. Seek Peace of mind

Peace of mind comes from inside! How to get true peace of mind? Well, the answer is meditation. According to many experts, meditation is the key to attain peace of mind. Do you ever realize what actually disturb your peace of mind? Worrying over little things in life or over-thinker for every small issue are the reasons that disturb our peace and increase our stress level. That is why it is advisable to go for meditation in order to bring peace to life. Stress or over thinking not only disturb our mind but also affect our body and digestion. Therefore, instead of worrying about every little thing, try to cut out those things that disturbs your mental peace.

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4. Don’t compare yourself with others

Comparison kills the real happiness! Every individual is different from the others so their destiny. People often compare themselves with others and get frustrated, jealous, and depressed. Life is not about comparing with each other, it is about, learning from each other to become a great human being. When you compare yourself or your life with others, your mind and body get disturbed which led to increased anxiety and stress. This can decrease your confidence and can cause other diseases like high blood pressure, migraine, obesity, etc. Therefore, it is advisable to become more self-aware. And instead of focusing on other’s life start focusing on your goals, values, current life situation and create a realistic plan to achieve your life goals.

5. Dress your Mood Up

Pampering yourself with new outfit or hairstyle is never a bad idea. Change is always important in life whether it is your dress style or haircut. If day-to-day routine makes you bore, it is the time to choose some exciting thing. At least twice a week, you should try something different from your wardrobe. It not only change your mood but will also increase your confidence level and improve your attitude. So, stop wearing black or grey every day, try some bright colors in the office for a change. Be a trendsetter instead of a trend follower! And when you will get compliments for your new look for this change, you will notice a difference in your life and attitude.

Final Thought

So, what are waiting for? If you are seeking for healthy and fit mind-body, and health, do consider these points and change your lifestyle. Steven Cavellier says we make our habits and our habits make us. Therefore, always choose good habits for good life.


Exercise Associated With Improved Heart Attack Survival

Exercise is associated with improved survival after a heart attack, according to research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. The chances of survival increased as the amount of exercise rose.

“We know that exercise protects people against having a heart attack,” said last author Professor Eva Prescott, professor of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. “Animal studies suggest that myocardial infarctions are smaller and less likely to be fatal in animals that exercise. We wanted to see if exercise was linked with less serious myocardial infarctions in people.”

The study included 14 223 participants of the Copenhagen City Heart Study who had never had a heart attack or stroke. Levels of physical activity were assessed at baseline in 1976-1978 and classified as sedentary, light, moderate, or high.

Participants were followed through registries until 2013. A total of 1 664 participants had a myocardial infarction, of whom 425 died immediately.

The investigators compared levels of physical activity between those who died immediately from their myocardial infarction and those who survived. They found that patients who exercised were less likely to die from their myocardial infarction.

There was a dose-response relationship between exercise and death from myocardial infarction. Patients with light or moderate/high physical activity levels were 32% and 47% less likely to die from their myocardial infarction, respectively, than sedentary patients.

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Professor Prescott said: “Patients who were sedentary were more likely to die when they got a myocardial infarction and patients who did exercise were more likely to survive. There was also a dose-response relationship, so that the odds of dying if people got a myocardial infarction declined with the level of exercise they did, reaching an almost 50% reduction for those who were the most physically active.”

“One possible explanation is that people who exercise may develop collateral blood vessels in the heart which ensure the heart continues to get enough blood after a blockage,” she continued. “Exercise may also increase levels of chemical substances that improve blood flow and reduce injury to the heart from a heart attack.”

Professor Prescott said: “This was an observational study so we cannot conclude that the associations are causal. The results need to be confirmed before we can make strong recommendations. But I think it’s safe to say that we already knew exercise was good for health and this might indicate that continuing to exercise even after developing atherosclerosis may reduce the seriousness of a heart attack if it does occur.” Steven Cavellier shared this information.

Source: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/316909.php?nfid=116332