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“Housework is not exercise,” reports the Mirror today. It goes on to say that cleaning is “not intense enough” and that those who disagreed “were often fat”.
Allow yourself time to recuperate...Subscription
Make sure you rest well between bouts of exercise and take the odd day off. Regular exercise is good for you, but too much - particularly when starting out - can sap your energy levels.
Overcoming the barriers to exercise...Subscription
Too tired to exercise? Even a small amount of exercise will give you an energy boost and over time regular exercise will decrease fatigue and give you more energy. Still “too tired” to exercise?
Is money tight? Then listen up...Subscription
If cash is tight, you can buy oily fish like sardines, salmon and anchovies in tins - they will be cheaper and still contain heart-friendly omega-3 fats.
Prevent with a healthy diet...Subscription
Flavour your cooking with pepper, herbs, garlic and spices to help reduce your salt intake and lower you blood pressure.
The danger of heat waves...Subscription
Heat waves are dangerous. To prevent heat-related illness, keep yourself cool. Keep out of the sun between 11am and 3pm. If you do go out, stay in the shade; apply sunscreen and wear a hat and light scarf; avoid excessive physical exertion; wear light, loose fitting clothes and avoid drinking too much alcohol.
The old 5-a-day...Subscription
Get yourself off to a good start on your five-a-day by adding two portions of fruit into your breakfast.
Gym too pricey? Get an exercise DVD...Subscription
If you can’t afford a gym membership, then invest about £14 (or sometimes even less) in an exercise DVD. Davina McCall’s DVDs are our favourites.
Talk it out...Subscription
Go out with friends and chat! It’s important to spend time downloading your day. Everyone needs to get things off their chest!
Don't cut out fats completely!Subscription
Don’t eliminate fats from your diet completely. Your body needs essential fatty acids to operate - nuts and seeds are a good source.