KEEPING FIT AND HEALTHY - OUR TOP TIPS
It can be difficult to think of ways to stay fit and healthy, especially with all the media we consume that has an overwhelming amount of ideas.
So, we’ve put together a simple guide to being mindful and healthy.
It is recommended to drink at least 1.5-2 litres of water a DAY to keep our mind, body and energy up. This can seem daunting, but our top tip is to download an app that notifies you every hour to DRINK THAT WATER!!
GREENS, GREENS, GREENS
Getting enough vegetables and of course fruits into your diet is super important. As the season change we are introduced to some delicious fruits and vegetables and packing these into your meals is a great way to keep healthy!
We like to add spinach, kiwifruit, and bananas to an afternoon smoothie – a healthy and delicious snack. Top Tip - you can even freeze your bananas and spinach to make a smoothie bowl and break some of our UP bars over the top for an extra crunch.
Check out the Smoothies Bible it is filled with great recipes!
SUNSHINE = HAPPY
This is our favourite keep healthy tip. Getting enough sun is SUPER IMPORTANT. The sun helps our production of Vitamin D, supports bone health, lowers blood pressure, and helps to promote good mental health. Just make sure to slip, slop, slap before you head out and reapply!
GET THAT BODY MOVING
Whatever you enjoy doing to get the body moving, make it a priority and you’ll being to notice the difference in your overall mind and body. Whether you take a stroll around your neighbourhood for 20 minutes, do an at home yoga work out, hit the gym for an hour or take a HIIT class, whatever you need to do to get your blood pumping!
Our last top tip to keeping healthy and fit is …. MEAL PREP.
Life gets in the way sometimes, events, dinners and working late all become a factor into our days. That is why prepping healthy, nutritious meals beforehand are a great way to keep on track.
Meal prepping on a Sunday sets you up for a fantastic week ahead and if you get stuck for snack ideas a tub of hummus and our crackers always do the trick!