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    Top 20 simple ways to be active

    Top 20 simple ways to be active

    Most of us are aware that physical activity helps add years to our life, by keeping various lifestyle diseases at bay.

    If you are finding it difficult to make time to exercise, then try these simple physical activities, which are not time-consuming and can minimise the risk of several life-threatening diseases.

    Simple way to be active # 1: Go play a sport
    Playing is one of the best ways to get rid of your sedentary lifestyle. Just team up with friends and neighbours to play a game of badminton; tennis, or any other sport. This activity will not only help burn some calories but also make you happier and stress-free.

    Simple way to be active # 2: Say 'yes' to sex
    Sex will not only give you pleasure, but also give you better health and put you in a better mood. Having sex is a great way to stay physically active, and it helps you to kick stress, boost your immunity, burn calories and makes you feel better.

    Simple way to be active # 3: Walk of life
    Another simple way to stay active is by walking. Walk as much as you can, because it is simple and it will reward you with various health benefits.

    Simple way to be active # 3: Go cycling
    Take out your old cycle and go riding with your friends. This physical activity will not only help you connect with nature but also strengthen and tone your muscles.

    Simple way to be active # 4: Take the stairs
    If you want to go get fit fast, take up stair climbing instead of waiting for the elevator. Make a habit of using the stairs always, because it is great way to tone your body.

    Simple way to be active # 5: Dance
    Dancing is a great way to build muscles and burn fat.

    Simple way to be active # 6: Stretch every day
    Stretching is another simple way to become more active. Various types of stretches like the spinal twist or any other stress-releasing stretches will energise you for the entire day.

    Simple way to be active # 7: Have a bucket bath
    You might wonder what difference this will make, but switching to a bucket instead of standing beneath the shower, will help burn calories. The constant up and down motion and lifting of the mug will help tone your arms and waist.

    Simple way to be active # 8: Do your house chores
    Another way to add physical activity to your life is by doing some house work. So, get the broom out and start cleaning your house. This activity is good for toning the body.

    Simple way to be active# 9: Do some gardening

    If you don't like sports then take up gardening. Gardening is a fun activity, and the various movements involved in gardening like pulling, ploughing will help tone your muscles.

    Simple way to be active # 10: Take your dog for a walk
    Take your dog for a walk every day. This way both of you'll reap the benefits of good health.

    Simple way to be active # 11: Cook a healthy meal
    Give your cook a break, and instead cook a healthy nutritious meal.

    Simple way to be active# 12: Try dance workouts
    If hitting the gym is a pain for you then, just get a little creative to get rid of your sedentary life. Buy some fitness DVDs or just log on to YouTube to access endless dance workouts videos to stay fit and healthy.

    Simple way to be active# 13: Wash your clothes
    If you have time, then hand-wash a few clothes, instead of using the washing machine. Washing your clothes, is another great physical activity, which will help burn off calories.

    Simple way to be active # 14: Go for a trek
    Trekking is a great way to relax and get in some exercise.

    Simple way to be active # 15: Walk and talk
    Whether it is just a phone call or exchanging gossip with your friends, try and walk and talk, so that you get some exercise.

    Simple way to be active # 16: Massage your partner
    A great way to pamper your partner is to treat him to a full body massage. This will not only relax your partner, but is a great way to tone your arms.

    Simple way to be active # 17: Drink plenty of water
    Drinking lots of water will make keep your bladder active. Getting up every moment to rush to the loo is a break from the couch life.

    Simple way to be active # 18: Park your car far
    If reaching your destination is impossible without transport, then park your car a little further away and walk to your destination.

    Simple way to be active# 19: Sign up a fitness class
    Try something new, which will also benefit your mind and body. When you are free, join a fitness class like zumba, yoga or any other dance class.

    Simple way to be active# 20: Do grocery shopping
    Don't get home deliveries, instead go to the market and get stuff by yourself. This will force you to walk and get in a bit of exercise.

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    Re: Top 20 simple ways to be active

    Fantastic ways you have suggested. thank you Vijigermany!


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