Tuesday, March 28, 2017

5 Simple ways to Improve Your Health Today

This post was sponsored by Nature Made as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.

Last night I finally watched the documentary FED UP. It's crazy and sad that obesity is still on the rise especially among children. It got me thinking about simple ways to improve your health today. While I totally believe in finding a balance I also believe it's up to us to be knowledgable and provide our family with truly healthy options. In the documentary parents thought cereal was a healthy option! People -- even what's marketed as healthy cereal is full of sugar. Sugar and processed food is what's killing us. Plus an lack of exercise, but you can't out exercise a bad diet. I challenge you to make a few small changes today that will impact your overall health long term. Are you in?

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5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Health

Drink Water
Everyday you should at least drink half your body weight in water. Ditch the sugary drinks they are doing nothing for you. I have a 40 oz. Hydroflask and fill it up at least twice a day.

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Take a Daily Vitamin 
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Move at least 20 Minutes Everyday
Life is too short to stay cooped up. Get outside and stretch those legs. You Don't have to hit the gym everyday. Go for a walk around the block, try golfing, skiing or go for a hike. The point is to get your blood flowing and heart rate up.

Get 7-8 hours of Sleep Daily
Life's just better when you have a good night sleep. Drinking plenty of water throughout the day and exercising will help you sleep better too!

Eat Clean
Personally I follow the 80/20 rule. Following a clean diet will help with weight management and will improve energy levels. No one feels good after a day of hamburgers, pizza and ice cream. I start my mornings with either a green smoothie or avocado toast and 3 eggs!

Bonus Tip : Take a Vacation
There's nothing like reseting your mind and body on a beach somewhere.

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