Adequate sleep, physical exercise improve productivity — experts
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How to be happy, live a purpose driven life in 2018
What can you do to ensure that 2018 will be a truly happy year? Medical News Today looks at some tips that researchers have recommended for a healthier, more fulfilling life.
Tracking your heart rate
Calculate your resting heart rate by counting your heart beats per minute when you are at rest, such as first thing in the morning. It’s usually somewhere between 60 and 100 beats per minute for the average adult.
Physical exercise, healthy eating good for heart
As the World Heart Day is marked globally on September 29, Nigerians have been urged to engage in physical exercise and eat right foods, as these would help their hearts function optimally. In turn, this would go a long way in reducing the risk of having high blood pressure, diabetes and heart attack.
Avoiding weight gain while on vacation
On vacation, make water your best friend; drink lots of water. Water helps flush toxins, prevents dehydration and helps to keep you feeling full between meals. Throw a water bottle in your bag and hydrate consistently throughout the day.
Simple ways to improve your health
A lack of sleep can lead to diabetes, heart disease, obesity and depression. If that’s not enough reason to get your zzzs, it also causes car crashes and other accidents. Adults should get 7 to 9 hours each night.
You are not too fat to start exercising
When you’re already overweight, a lot of the activities that other people just pick up without trying are either impossible or feel like death. High Intensity Interval Training? Hot yoga? Insanity?
Spice up your fit life
To maintain a healthy and challenging exercise regimen, it’s important to diversify your workouts with a variety of activities. Make sure you cover the five main elements of fitness...