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Your Health is In Your Hands: 3 Tips to Improve It

By Virginia Laird

Although you may feel completely out of control when it comes to your health, the truth is that you are the only one in control. Sure, genetics can play a role in your health to some degree, but experts suggests that the choices you make greatly impact your overall well-being. Health and wellness experts suggest that improving your health can be a challenge, but there are a few tips to making positive changes, including:

  • Get some exercise routinely
  • Spend time outdoors
  • Stop smoking today

Get Some Exercise Routinely

Health and wellness experts across the nation admit that exercise can make drastic, positive changes to your health. Those who find time to work out on a daily basis may find that it is easier to manage weight and blood sugar. Research suggests that exercising at least 30 minutes, three to four times each week, can be enough to begin moving your health in the right direction. Of course, those who want to make bigger changes should accompany this exercise with following a balanced diet. Start making time to hit the gym right away and enjoy improved health as you stick to your exercise.

Spend Time Outdoors

There is research to suggest that getting outdoors can offer a wide variety of benefits to your overall wellness. Spending time outside, in the fresh air, can be enough to boost your immune system. Experts suggest that those who get outside are more likely to live an active lifestyle, getting exercise as they enjoy the outdoors. This can help improve health as well. As the weather begins to warm up, start taking your book outside for a few minutes of reading and soaking up the sun, or consider a hike with your family.

Stop Smoking Today

Smoking is one habit that can destroy your health. If you are one who struggles with this habit, you may have already experienced changes in your health. Rather than keeping this habit, it may be best for your health to begin the challenge of quitting. Research has long indicated that smoking can increase the chances of developing heart disease, stroke, and cancer, among other things. If you are ready to give this habit the boot, there are several things you can try to help you, including:

  • Over-the-counter aids, such as gum and patches
  • Take up a hobby
  • Consider joining a support group

Start today making positive changes to your health and wellness. You will be glad you did!

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Orem, Utah.

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