Looking after our bodies should be the number one thing you do in life. Without proper health, fitness and nutrition, everything else begins to suffer. Things begin to fail, we become lethargic, we gain weight, and over time we become more and more complacent with our health and lifestyle. We have someone who can help!
The importance of nutrition in a nutshell...
Good nutrition means eating and drinking balanced foods so that your body can absorb and utilize all of the nutrients, vitamins and minerals to the best of it's ability to make sure it can work to its full capacity.
In today's hustle and bustle, it is very tempting to grab something fast, on the go, as you are on your way to your child's hockey practice, to the movies, the seminar, or the date night you had planned for weeks and finally get to go on! In general, we have a tendency to look at food mindlessly, as a filler or for fun, rather than examining or planning what we put into our bodies in a more mindful and healthful way. This often leads to pounds added on, and cholesterol building up, which in turn (in combination with many other things) can result in the making for health crisis situations.
There are many benefits of good nutrition, such as:
Being fit is about more than just looking good...
Knowing you need fitness in your life is common sense, but here are the major key points as to why you want a regular fitness regime, as summarized in this very good article:
These are just a few of the major benefits of being and staying physically fit. You owe it to yourself to look into a regular fitness routine that you love, and eating a well balanced, nutritious diet.
Nutrition and fitness go hand in hand to create your most optimal self.