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Ann Medina

The Best Fitness Tips For Men Over 40: Getting in Shape Is Possible

People start giving up exercising once they are over 40. The work pressure and responsibilities of the family start weighing them down. On the other hand, more money in the wallet and new cuisines start beckoning them to gorge on more food and alcohol. All these factors give rise to preventable diseases as the body also starts to become tired aging.

Men do not have to despair as there are ways to remain fit even after the age of 40. Fitness is possible at any age and depends on the perfect balance of nutrition and physical activities.

  1. There are nutritional supplements, like herbias or plant-based which are safe and effective in maintaining the physical fitness by adding the micronutrients that their usual food may lack.
  2. The metabolism of the body slows down after a certain age. So men should think of high-intensity training to improve the metabolic rate.
  3. Sleep enough, as most people are stressed out and may not have a regular sleeping schedule. The body starts to suffer from the negative impact of the erratic sleeping pattern and may lead to other diseases. Good sleep will energize the body at the same time.
  4. Plan your food intake and spread it across the day. Incorporate more vegetables and, proteins and good fat. Reduce or eliminate alcohol and tobacco. These have long-term ramifications.
  5. If you have not been exercising then start slowly. Do not start following a rigorous routine suddenly only to give it up soon.
  6. Start walking, cycling or swimming. These are gentle on the joints and help to keep the cardiac muscles in shape. It is important to be active. Climb the stairs and walk to do chores instead of driving.

Though life does change after the age of 40 and it starts to feel the burden of age but it does not mean that you need to give up on exercising. Being fit and healthy is important at every stage of life. Be attentive to your body and listen to the organs. Pay attention to any significant signs that you feel and take advice from experts.

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Ann Medina

10 Simple Tips to Reduce Your Blood Pressure

Young and already afflicted with high blood pressure?

Nowadays, the saddest reality is the affliction of lifestyle diseases that the younger generation falling prey to. I have a nephew who is just out of college and who is morbidly affected by blood pressure. It is not surprising though because there are a lot of things to be desired when it comes to how he spends his days.

  1. Knocking down some pounds:

If winning over blood pressure is your goal, then knocking down your weight must be! The waistline is what matters the most. Maintain ideal weight on the mid-ridge and also being the ideal weight according to your height is one thing that can give you an indication of how early you can be diagnosed with this disease. Later complication can be sleep apnoea because generally blood pressure patients have trouble falling fast asleep.

  1. Exercising:

150 minutes of exercising daily for three days in a week is a must for you to be able to tame blood pressure. Make sure you remove this much time to be able to increase your resistance to this shrew.

  1. Healthy diet:

The right food is the precursor to good health. Eat healthy nutrients and less or no fast food. Aim to have a balanced diet and never lopsidedly consume only one group of nutrients. Including fruits and vegetables in your daily diet is one of the best things that you can do instead of hitting out at eateries outside.

  1. No to sodium:

Sodium is believed to accelerate hypertension. Keep it at the minimum and also make sure that you consciously wean away from it in case of you have repeated food outside the home.

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