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Live fit and Active

Updated on September 25, 2015
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Active Life style

An active lifestyle is essential to perform our daily routine in a better manner.Active life style can be followed in the form of a special routine or change in daily living or focusing on a less intense recreational task or sports activity.

It is not mandatory to opt for a structured work out pattern as there will be lot of challenges on executing the same in the initial phase.Self evaluation of life style and work outs is a most for maintaining the consistency of the changed lifestyle.This activity is a subset of normal routine activities which helps in acquiring expertise skill and it also forms a integral foundation in terms of building up a physical activity.Some of the simple life style activities can changes that can be done while walking ,doing a house work ,gardening or climbing up and down the stairs.

Activities promoting active lifestyle

Daily activities which can be done with effort and work can be considered for lifestyle modification.For faster results we can modify the physical activities through vigorous workouts and aiming to shed more calories.Any determined effort to change the lifestyle to become a better one can increase the life expectancy of that person.

Some of the examples of activities to lead an active life style are listed below

  • Car Washing with hand and without the mechanical tool
  • Cleaning and dusting doors and windows
  • Gardening of a big landscape
  • Wheeling without support in a wheel chair
  • Aerobics,Salsa,Zumba dancing forms
  • Walking and pushing a stroller
  • Trekking and Mountaineering

Advantages of active life style

Active life style can be enhanced by choosing a balanced diet,healthy and rigorous work outs and Weight reduction or Weight management strategy.Most important one is to avoid alcohol and tobacco which can hamper the lifestyle of any individual in a more faster pace

Some of the pointers to lead an active life style

  • Integration of daily routine habits with life style modification
  • It is easy to be consistent with life style modification and can be self evaluated in a regular manner
  • Increases the metabolism and promotes fitness of the body

Value your life style

  • Walk to buy groceries to shops and identify all the tasks that can be done by walking and follow the same.
  • Walking can be done during work breaks or recess time
  • Climbing staircase instead of elevators or escalators
  • Transforming all the house hold jobs like dusting and cleaning as an activity and fix a monthly or weekly routine to follow the same
  • Be consistent and do the life style activity without any hindrance through effective self assessments and adherence checks towards the modified life style activity
  • Choosing running partners,jogging partners,work out partners,home clean partners .This pairing up activity will motivate the individual to be inclined towards complying with the modification of lifestyle in a social mode

Benefits of Active life style

  • Increases life expectancy by reducing the risks of death and reducing the instances of disease
  • Normal sleep patterns as required and it also inculcates a discipline to sleep early and awake early
  • Promote an active lifestyle by challenging the previous sedentary life style
  • Minimises the instances of depression and anxiety and increases the self confidence and activity based life style scenarios
  • Healthy and Wealthy lifestyle concept can be transformed in to reality
  • Importance of doing a moderate or light exercise will be understood through the sleep patterns of people from various life style and also combats against the threats of tiredness,fatigue,obesity and social insecurity because of fear factors like death.
  • Increase in the self esteem of all individuals as there is an accomplishment done by self.

Truly ,the benefits of active life style are amazing and interesting and we can always try out different patterns of life style modifications for better results

Steps for making a healthy life style

  • Focus on just ONE habit which can be modified for next 30 days.
  • Record all your plans,strength,weakness,opportunities and threats in a paper in a public mode and self assess it on a daily basis.You will be surprised to know that there were a lot of challenges,hurdles in front of you but you do have a solution to challenge them or overcome them.You will be transformed to a more committed person,
  • Maintaining a personal assessment log to record the progress,measure the level of satisfaction of self and create a public reminder to flag off non adherence of a certain activity.
  • Seek support in real-time or virtual mode so that there will be someone to monitor your changed life style
  • Praise yourself for your success and compliance.Meanwhile identify the reasons as what went wrong in non adherence of life style modification.
  • Positive outlook in daily physical activity through a daily routine

I have become more energetic,physically fit and mentally calm after following an active life style

I have adopted and practicing my Lifestyle ..What about you??

Did you choose an active lifestyle ?

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      Padmajah Badri 2 years ago from India

      Thank you so much .You have clearly understood the objective of my blog.Welcome your suggestions to improve lifestyle as well.Happy Writing !

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      Dianna Mendez 2 years ago

      I live an active life style. I discovered it keeps me focused, fit and healthy. Your suggestions are sure to help many reach a lifestyle designed to promote total well-being.

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      Padmajah Badri 2 years ago from India

      Physical activity is must for health and it relieves all forms of stress.Thank you Catherine for reading my hub and expressing your views.Happy writing.

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      Catherine Giordano 2 years ago from Orlando Florida

      An active life style has so many benefits. Sometimes it is easier to be a couch potato, but you will be healthier and happier if you get some physical activity everyday.

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      Padmajah Badri 2 years ago from India

      Please share your inputs on life style modification .I will be happy to know if you are successful in modifying your lifestyle and consistent in your practice .Lets share our experiences ..