Generally, one takes a resolution to make drastic changes in life either after a significant event or new year popular as New Year resolution. Quit smoking, lose some weight, practice gratitude, eat healthy are some of them. But, it is never too late to take a step ahead to change yourself and improve your hunting skills. To begin, find out your ideal body weight according to your age and height. Lose some if you are overweight. Here, we would be discussing a few ways how you can take the first step and change your life, health.
- Give Up Drinking Sodas Right Away
There are so many people drinking sodas regularly. One can’t believe how much sugar is there in a small 12-ounce can. Carbonated drinks taste great, but they are never good for you. These days everyone finds pleasure in sipping a bottle of Coke or Mountain Dew while munching a slice of pizza.
Anyone can lose weight once they stop drinking sodas. Ask a friend who stopped drinking those drinks – you will know yourself. There is no magic in it – it’s just a healthy lifestyle change.
To reap more out of this change replace the soda with water. Physicians advise you to drink more water when your pee turns yellowish. But, don’t have too much of it before bedtime. It is important to have an incessant good night sleep.
- Be Active
It is time to be active. Generally, professional hunters keep themselves busy with outdoor activities like gardening, discovering a hike trail, volunteering, scouting and so on. If you are doing a desk job, then stand up and give yourself a stretch or walk around a little every 40 minutes. Go to the washroom, refill your water bottle and anything physical. Sitting at a place for long place isn’t good for your body.
- Walk a Little
If you are not in favor of running or any other intensive workout, start walking around for few days every week. Try to make it a part of your daily routine. To start walk around your neighborhood or visit a park. No matter how busy your day is, you can always find ten minutes to talk a brisk walk.
You can also use a pedometer or a fitness app that monitors your physical activities. It would help you break your last record and do better. It sets you a goal to achieve, monitors you performance and moreover motivates you. It also allows you to connect with your friends and family members - giving you a little competition.
- Invest Wisely
There is no point in driving 5 miles to work out in a fitness center. You can go out in a park or somewhere green and train yourself. In winter, you can exercise indoors. If you are willing to join a fitness center, join one in your neighborhood. On other hand, you can invest in a good pair of workout shoes and clothes that fit you and your style. Take your time to buy a nice pair of comfortable footwear. Crappy shoes serve as an excellent excuse to do nothing sweaty.
A hunter or any outdoor guy needs to be active and be in good shape in wild. Any health problem or fatigue can ruin your entire hunting trip. Hence, it is imperative to maintain a healthy weight. However, it is very important to consult your physician before making any big physical changes. If you are 40 years or older, go for a thorough check up. Stop procrastinating it. It is better to be a little conscious about your health.