Getting into exercise
From couch potato to making the first step towards a health lifestyle
We all know that regular exercise is an important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and that people that lead active lifestyles are at a reduced risk of developing a range of health issues, as well as probably living longer than the average couch potato.
However, actually getting the motivation to get off that couch and get active is challenging for some of us. So start by grabbing your trainers and going out for a walk. Every journey begins with a single step!
Being active and healthy does not mean the end of your fun life as you know it. It is completely possible to eat healthily and be active every day while still eating the foods you love and doing something you enjoy, not loathe!
Physical activity does not have to be so energetic you are unable to move for the rest of the day afterwards; it is something that everyone can enjoy and benefit from, from children, to older people, to pregnant women. If you do no exercise at all, start by trying to incorporate something into your daily routine, starting now!
From the new exerciser to the body builder to the professional athlete and martial artist, we all want to look good and perform well in our chosen sport, whether that means running without stopping for two whole minutes, or going three rounds with the best sparring partner in the club.
Whatever level of exerciser you are, know that nutrition and hydration are vital components in your training, so make sure you do your research to help yourself succeed.