Four Simple Resolutions that You Will Actually Stick With
Many of us resolve to get healthier in the New Year. However, aiming to go from couch potato to Ironman in a year is unrealistic and potentially dangerous. Most of us will quit before February 1st even arrives. So, here are a few small lifestyle changes we can easily stick with for a healthier 2020.
10 of Anything, 2 Times a Day
Pushups, sit-ups, squats, jumping jacks, toe touches: pick an exercise that will get the blood flowing. It may not seem like much, but brief bursts of exercise can be beneficial. None of these require any special equipment. All are scalable. For instance, if you cannot do 10 full pushups, you can start by doing them on your knees. Another option is to start with 5 and build to 10 or more.
Carry a Water Bottle
Numerous studies indicate that Americans are dehydrated. Drinking water has countless benefits. It is associated with increased energy, fewer headaches, and reduced risk of kidney stones. When substituted for high-calorie beverages, such as soda or juice, drinking water can lead to weight loss. And, since it is free, drinking water throughout the day may …