Whether you are aiming to lose weight or to gain muscles, the processes to achieve these goals are quite challenging. And what’s even more challenging is to maintain what you would achieve in the end.
Apparently, the real challenge of living a fit and healthy life is in the maintenance. And many people would fail on this part. Accordingly, you have to keep on going to stay fit. And in order for you to do that, you will need to do certain improvements and changes along the way.
So, how would you do that?
Here are some fitness secrets that you should know to stay fit and healthy forever:
You need to make SMART goals
If you really want to maintain that weight and fitness level, your goals should be SMART. And by means of SMART, they should be specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and time-bound.
You don’t create goals like “I’ll lose 20lbs in 3 days” because it’s really not going to end well for you. So, write down your goals and try to analyze each if they are suitable as SMART.
Take a multi-vitamin
As much as you are willing and determined to consume foods that will suffice your vitamin and mineral intake, the foods being produced nowadays won’t suffice. It is very difficult to consume all the needed vitamins and the essentials on a daily basis.
Hence, you should find a great multi-vitamin that will work for you and your body. This will fill all the gap in your diet. And you should keep in mind that phentermine is out of the equation for this matter.
Single exercise can reveal your injury risks
Did you know that a single exercise or routine can reveal your injury risks or weak spots?
Apparently, when you ask someone to watch you over while you work out (or even record it on a video), you will see all the weak points in your body parts. And if you don’t pay attention to these areas, the risks of acquiring injuries during a workout routine is very apparent.
So, try to perform a simple exercise. Say, a bodyweight squat. Record yourself in a video or ask someone to watch you over. As you accomplish the routine, watch the video and check all the weak areas so that you could focus on them.
Choose a joint-friendly workout
In relation to injury risks, you must choose carefully the workout routines that you intend to do regularly. Once you have pointed out your weak spots, you should choose joint-friendly workout routines.
This will lessen and decrease the chances of having joint issues as you exercise.
Even when you have reached your target weight, you still need to take water as your best fitness buddy. Hydration plays a huge and important role in keeping you fit and healthy.
Also, water is very important to your metabolism. And you will need a fully-functional metabolism if you really want to stay fit. So, instead of ditching the water, keep it always close to you.
Learn to see exercise as a treat
Your mindset also plays a significant role in keeping you fit and healthy. If you see your workout routines and exercises as sacrifices and pains to achieve your fitness goals, this will not help you because you will just keep on insisting to yourself that you need to “treat” yourself after all your challenges and struggles.
Conversely, you must understand and learn to see that your exercises and fitness routines are treats for yourself. If you start to see them as necessities, you will certainly stay fit and healthy.
Get enough sleep
The human body recovers and replenishes during sleeping hours. So, if you lack the needed sleep, your body will surely deteriorate along with your health. Also, the lack of sleep can lead you to not achieving your fitness goals. So, be sure to hit the bed on time with the right number of hours because too much sleep is not good as well.
If you really want to stay fit and healthy forever, you really have to work on it even when you have reached your primary goals. And these fitness secrets will certainly help you as they are proven and tested already by many fitness specialists and gurus.
Dr. Kojian M.D. has had extensive training in weight loss, hormone replacement treatments, anti-aging medicine, and has many med spas and weight loss clinics in California. Dr. Kojian went to Medical School at the University of Illinois and trained at White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Kojian teaches patients how to eat to lower their hunger, helps them correct deficiencies in their blood tests to boost their metabolism, and shows patients the best exercises to burn fat and tone muscle. Dr. Kojian has been on T.V. and the news many times in Los Angeles as well in Dubai and the middle east, and is considered a leading expert in weight loss and health. Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/drtohelp/ Twitter – https://twitter.com/drtohelp