5 Life Changing Habits You Can Implement Now To Build A Long-Term, Sustainable, Healthy Lifestyle
1. Set S.M.A.R.T. Goals
SMART goals set you up for success by making goals specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timely. The SMART method helps push you further, gives you a sense of direction, and helps you organize and reach your goals. We recommend writing your SMART goals down on paper as a way to routinely track your progress and evaluate yourself. Click HERE to download our customizable SMART Goals Worksheet.
2. Regular Exercise Routine
Keeping an exercise routine has many benefits such as helping you to control your weight, reducing your risk of heart disease, helping your body manage blood sugar and insulin levels, improving your mental health and mood, helping to keep your thinking, learning and judgement skills sharp as you age, strengthen your bones and muscles, reducing the risk of some cancers, improving your sleep, improving your sexual health, and increasing your chances of living longer.
3. Healthy Eating Habits
Eating well is fundamental to good health and well-being. Healthy eating helps us to maintain a healthy weight and reduces our risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and some cancers. If you struggle with meal prep, all Next Level Sports Nutrition locations supply Macroman Meals for fresh, healthy, delicious meal options that are affordable and convenient to eat during your hectic schedule. *Coupon code below if interested
4. Consistent Sleep Schedule
Keeping a regular sleep schedule—even on weekends—maintains the timing of the body’s internal clock and can help you fall asleep and wake up more easily. Even if real life stands in the way of achieving the perfect sleep routine, making just a few small changes can improve your sleep dramatically.
5. Stress Management
Benefits of managing your stress are sleeping better, controlling your weight, getting sick less often, feeling better faster when you do get sick, less muscle tension, being in a better mood, and getting along better with family and friends.