Staying Fit in a Healthy Way

June 27th, 2017 | chiropractor | Comments Off

Staying Fit in a Healthy Way

mens health weekIt’s Men’s Health week in June.  It is a known fact that men have the ability to lose weight faster than women can.  Even though this may be true for the average guy, there are still those people who either try too hard, or don’t try hard enough to achieve the results they are looking for.  In order to lose weight, or just stay fit, it is important that you don’t go overboard, or try to do things too quickly.

Ways to Stay in Shape

mens health weekEating right is always a great way to start your journey to a healthy lifestyle. You don’t have to start a crazy diet that consists of only eating a slice of cheese and an apple every day.  In fact, eating a regular amount of 3 meals every day with a couple of light snacks in between meals, will help you lose weight faster than if you choose to eliminate meals and not eat as much throughout your day.  You can still enjoy the foods you like, in moderation.  No one ever said staying in shape was easy!

If you have the eating part under control and are getting the nutrients necessary to maintain good health, you can move on to the more physical part of staying in shape – exercise. We know that not everyone has the time to go to the gym, or has gym equipment in their homes.  There are an incredible number of at-home workouts and techniques that you can do without ever having to set foot in a gym, or go out and by gear and machines.  However, if you choose to do things on your own at home we caution that you take things slow, really learn the exercises you want to do and take things slow.  Jumping right in to things could lead to serious injuries.

Be Smart

We know that you may want to build up the body , in order to get the physique and tone you want, but  you have to put your safety, first.  Things can go terribly wrong while you are working out by yourself at home and even in the gym as well.  You need to take in consideration getting the right muscle balance, lifting techniques, & incorporating core work.  Luckily, if you happen to twist the wrong way or try to lift weights that are too heavy, there are professional chiropractors that are trained to help realign things and set your injuries back into place.  Our Roxburgh Park and Sunbury clinics are the place to go in order to get the best help possible for your workout related injury.

Conclusion

It takes time and effort to get the perfect body for you – with the proper dedication and knowledge about what your body needs, you can achieve your goals, with ease.  Being smart about your workouts and diet is the fastest way to get you there.  Set a reachable goal before you begin your journey and have patience throughout the whole process.  Seeing a chiropractor to loosen things up and make your workouts more enjoyable is very important.  So give either of our locations a call – Roxburgh Park (03) 9303 9952 or Sunbury (03) 9746 3977 –  and make your health dreams, a reality!

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