The benefits of hydration have been well documented, but for many, drinking the recommended eight to ten glasses of water a day can feel a chore! Try thinking of it as a medicine that can help prevent illness, keep your bones and muscles healthy, help you maintain your weight, improve brain function. This summer make water an essential part of your day with the new Personal Best Water Bottle! Never leave home without it.
Summer means fresh produce in abundance! Farmers’ market and supermarket shelves are brimming with healthy fruits and vegetables of every colour. Reserve a place on your plate every meal for fresh produce and you’re sure to reap the tasty rewards.
The warm summer weather and longer days mean that you can spend a lot of time outdoors being active. Regular exercise has been shown to improve heart health, reduce pain and improve stress. Turn simple activities like going to the shops or visiting a park into exercise by using the stairs, taking the long route or even adding in some stretches and strengthening exercises along the way!
A vacation to get away from work or obligations is a must this summer to re-energize and re-fuel. Once the vacation is over, it is just as important to take time out daily! Find time to sit quietly and enjoy a book and coffee in a quiet corner., take some ‘you’ time this summer to relax and rejuvenate.
After reading these top tips, disconnect from the internet, put down those smart phones and see a world without selfies, hashtags and videos. Enjoy life without technology and engage in conversations and activities that encourage socialising with other people.
Sleep plays a vital role in your health and well-being. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental and physical health. Fresh air, dark rooms and ear plugs help you get your 8 hours sleep.