Four quick tips for creating a healthier lifestyle all while in your own home.
You have so many obligations at home it makes your head spin sometimes. From the kids, to the cleaning, to the pets and more, you just cannot fathom focusing on a healthier lifestyle because you cannot even leave your house to visit with friends. Well, here are some simple ways you can focus on your health at home. From the popular and effective workouts on DVD to having the best local produce dropped off on your porch, these options will help you get healthier and stay that way.
Farm Fresh Produce Delivered to Your Doorstep
Several similar websites offer a selection of the freshest produce grown locally delivered right to your doorstep. One of the most popular ones is Farm Fresh To You which operates in California, though there are other similar services in other states including Planet Organics and Loving Nature Farm. The beauty of these services is they have many options from which you can choose. You can supplement your fruits, veggies, or both all in one delivery and there are various sizes of deliveries as well. New different items can also spur you to try a new recipe, or build a healthy meal around the variety of produce received in your latest delivery.
Effective at Home Workouts
Credit: AmazonExercising does not have to happen at the gym, or even outdoors. If are stuck inside due to oppressive heat, allergens in the air or any other reason, do not let it keep you from getting in a healthy sweat. There are plenty of good exercise routines available on DVD, or even as part of your video game console. Those who want to try the dance workout Zumba can get DVDs or play on their Xbox or Wii systems. If you are hard-core, wanting to completely make over your body that is also something you can do from home with more intense and varied workouts including the popular P90X and other workouts like Insanity. These are all about pushing hard and mixing it up so your body does not have time to acclimate to the same workout and stop progressing forward.
Join the Shake Craze
Whether it is the cake-tasting shake you have surely heard of, a typical pre-made diet shake from the grocery store or your own concoction using fresh fruits, veggies and dairy, these tasty drinks are great meal replacements. By blending ingredients together, you get something that satisfies the sweet tooth in everyone and loads you up with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and fluids that are good for any diet. By replacing a meal with a shake, you still offer good nutrition for your body, but you also maximize the impact that meal can have on your daily food intake rounding out some other areas where you may fall short.
Whether your produce is delivered to your home or not, eating clean is a great way to increase your overall health. Clean eating does not mean you need to run your food through the dishwasher, instead it means focusing on foods that are as close to how they are grown or gathered as possible. This means steering away from the frozen and processed foods that are convenient and choosing fresh items instead. When it comes to meats, you can eat more clean by selecting grain fed and organic beef and free range chicken. Meats considered within the “eating clean” realm typically cost a bit more, but users say the flavor and quality cannot be beat. A great way to make sure the food you are eating is as wholesome as it gets is to grow it yourself. Planting a garden with fruits and veggies may seem impossible due to lack of space or seasonal allergies, but there are ways around those challenges.