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FITNESS: Tips to embrace a wholesome way of life | The Southern Star

By Paudie O’Donovan, Neuromuscular Physical Therapist

I GET so many individuals come to my clinic eager to drop pounds. I recurrently hear issues like: ‘I need to lose at least a stone,’ or ‘I was never this heavy.’

In my 10 years of writing articles I’ve by no means written an article on weight reduction and I’m not going to begin now. Instead of speaking a couple of strict eating regimen why not focus as an alternative on a wholesome way of life and let weight reduction turn into a facet impact out of your efforts?

Now, I do suppose slimming and weight reduction courses are good. They maintain you motivated and targeted however in the event you cease attending, the hazard is you’re again to sq. one. In my opinion your wholesome way of life has to begin at residence. You should be decided to do it your self with little or no assist. That method in the event you fail, you haven’t any one accountable however your self. We are what we select to do and our physique weight is set by what meals decisions we resolve to eat.

Here are some things to bear in mind to embark on a more healthy way of life:

• Cut down on junk meals

• Reduce your sugar consumption

• Cut down in your alcohol consumption

• Drink extra water 

• Check your ldl cholesterol, blood sugar ranges and BMI

• Start strolling or some type of train

• Go again to a passion you loved, it needn’t essentially be train

• Treat your self to some new garments and make plans like reserving a vacation and say ‘I need to look my best here.’

• Get out extra and meet household and pals 

Think issues by way of and purpose to make your best option for you. 

Skibbereen Athletics Club are internet hosting an occasion later this month for anybody trying to get extra train in. It’s the Noreen McCarthy Memorial 5 and 10 mile highway race and stroll on Sunday, November twentieth for native charities. See for extra.

Paudie O’Donovan is a Neuromuscular Physical Therapist  specialising in ache aid and enchancment of mobility/flexibility. He runs a Sports Injury Clinic in Skibbereen. Follow him on Facebook, Instagram or contact him  on 086-2339618

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