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How to Stick to Your New Years Health Resolutions

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Have you thought about a resolution that you want to achieve in the year 2014? Well this idea may appear to be far-fetched. However, it is a leeway to a successful year. Your new year’s health resolutions matter a great deal. For this reason, you really want to stick to them at all costs. Below is the way out.

 

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Losing Weight

Whether you want to shed off that extra weight, or are just seeking to maintain the current body shape, you need to do some exercise at least once every day. Begin in a small way and progress gradually so that by the end of the year, your physical appearance will have improved significantly. Set small goals that are easy to achieve. When put together the small exercises will culminate into something worthwhile, which will improve your health a great deal.

 

Quitting smoking

Being a habitual thing, it is going to be quite a challenge to achieve this resolution. A lot of time and resources may have to be spent to realize it. However, the ultimate driving force should be intrinsic. Get the motivation to stop smoking from within yourself. Do not wait for other people to influence you. Obviously, there are those who will stand in your way and discourage you by all manner of talk. Be prepared to handle them and focus on your goal of quitting smoking. By so doing, you will be able to stay away from heart disease, cancer and or risks related to high blood pressure.

 

Eating Healthy and Exercising Regularly

Healthy meals are key contributors to the overall health of your body. For this reason, you have to stick to meals that will improve your immune system by incorporating all the nutrients that the body requires to be healthy. Spare some time, preferably in the morning before you start your day, and exercise. The secret is in starting the easy way, and increasing the intensity of the exercise gradually. Do not do more than what your body can comfortably accommodate in a given day. Also be cautious not to do less than what will be of benefit.

 

Drinking Less

Plan the type and amount of drinks that you intend to consume before you leave the house. Stick to this despite the influence and temptations to overdo. Although it may take some time, you have to remain persistent. For any change to occur, it requires time and commitment. Therefore, stick to the resolution despite the setbacks that it may come with.

 “If you have health, you probably will be happy, and if you have health and happiness, you have the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.” – Elbert Hubbard

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