Don't Let Winter Stop YOU From Being Healthy & Fit!
With rainy days and grey skies signalling winter has arrived, don't let the colder weather stop you achieving your health and fitness goals.
Even the best of us can be tempted to stay in bed that little bit longer, settle into the couch for the night or reach for heavy comfort foods when the temperature drops.
Here are our four top tips for beating the winter woes:
1. Stay Hydrated
It's easy in winter to forget to keep up your water intake,
Or warm up from the winter chill by boosting your water intake with a natural or herbal tea without sugar. Just fill up the kettle with fresh filtered water and follow your favourite tea's instructions for a great tasting cuppa.
Natural teas are a great way to keep up your water intake during winter.
2. Move it
Keeping up with regular exercise is one of
Try a quick routine of five different exercises such as squats, lunges or push-ups. Do each exercise 10-20 times before resting and then repeating the routine again. Pilates, on the other hand, can offer a gentler exercise approach and requires little space, so it's perfect for doing in your lounge room.
3. Eat Well
Healthy food choices
Soups packed with veggies are a great healthy winter food.
4. Avoid 'Nasties'
Getting struck down with a cold or flu is the last thing you need when trying to keep up your health and fitness goals. To avoid “nasties” aim to drink about eight glasses of water a day. Water assists with healthy kidney function and works to remove toxins that build up in the body. Make sure to drink the best possible water you can be with
Winter is the season for colds and flu.
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