Make The Most Of Your 30s
“There is an increased vulnerability to Type 2 diabetes or a number of other diseases in your 30s”
your body reflects your life. What you eat, do, think, feel, experience, believe – all of it, affects your general health, along with the genes you inherit and the work you do.
Reorganise Your Life
The onset of the 30s is a wakeup call for you to reset your life and to make necessary alterations to your fitness and diet routines that are consistent with your wellness standards which will last for the rest of your life.
The Vulnerable Phase
In the 30s, work is known to be more demanding, as careers are at the peak for most. Thus, it results in sedentary lifestyles, stress, unhealthy eating habits and lack of leisure. This phase also increases vulnerability to Type 2 diabetes or a number of other diseases.
Set Goals For Yourself
If you do not do the hard work in your 30s, like set goals for yourself with the help of your doctor and monitor your weight, you will have a hard time ahead. Weight gain is a slippery slope – you might put on a few pounds and then some more and one day, before you know it, obesity will have already set in.
Things You Should Do In Your 30s
- Aim for a minimum of three days of physical activity in a week, for a duration of thirty minutes.
- Casual activities with friends and family don’t account for exercise.
- A thorough workout means swimming, yoga, brisk walking, running or gymming.
- For about forty-five minutes to sixty minutes for about six days in a week.
- This is the ideal suggestion, as you have to sweat!
- Start the day with a tilling and nutritious breakfast.
- You could start the day with muesli and dried fruit such as almonds and apricots.
- This is filling, nutritious and will provide you with energy reserves.
- Avoid sugar and don’t add it to your daily coffee or tea. Also, stay away from aerated drinks.
- If you have a sweet tooth, take an occasional bite of your favourite dessert and then leave the table.
- Stick to one bite! Sign up for a dance class but do not go on any crash diet.
- Let your clothes be your gauge.
- Ensure that you continue to fit in them and retrain from buying a larger size.
- If you find that an occasional binge has made them tighter, spend more time working out.
Monitor your diet carefully and ditch processed foods, even though these may be convenient, Be sensible.