Add these habits to your day for better overall fitness.
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Your everyday routine determines the level of fitness that you can achieve in your life.
One hour in the gym doesn’t make you fit but what you do the other twenty-three hours does.
You need to be mindful of your health and fitness every waking moment to make better decisions that support your level of fitness.
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Here are the six micro habits that will help you improve your fitness in just 10 minutes a day.
- One-morning habit to blast your fat loss
This 10-minute morning habit can make you a fat-burning machine. It’s a two-step technique that will accelerate your fat loss.
Drink black coffee(unsweetened) and then do an intensive HIIT session. It will fire up your metabolism and improve fat oxidization.
This study found that caffeine increased the maximal rate of fat oxidation during exercise.
Caffeinated morning cardio is the recipe for faster weight loss and heightened metabolism.
So, try out a quick HIIT session in the morning after a cup of black coffee. A 10-minute session is enough to level up your fitness and weight loss.
So, if you want to utilize the full benefits of coffee then drink it 30-45 minutes before a workout. It’s simple and effective.
Start your day with a tall glass of water.
Drink black unsweetened coffee.
Do a 10-minute HIIT session.
- Italian’s secret to a happy life is this
A midday nap after a big lunch is the norm. Everyone loves a long lazy nap after a delicious lunch, but this habit is wrecking your metabolism.
A short stroll after a meal is the ideal way to boost your digestive system. This simple and effective habit lowers blood sugar and bloating.
Italian’s secret to a happy life is a Passeggiata, a leisure walk that they take multiple times a day specifically after meals.
It improves blood pressure and gut health as well. So, this 10-minute habit will fare you well if you want to level up your fitness quickly.
And if you are stuck at work and can’t get out for 10 minutes then use a standing desk.
This small habit will improve your digestive health and improve your metabolism, It will aid in faster weight loss and boost mental health.
Go on a walking meeting after lunch.
A standing desk leveled up my fitness. It improved my daily step count.
Walk just for five minutes if you are in a hurry.
- The two-minute habit for better heart health
This simple and quick habit can decrease your risk of heart disease. Yet most of us don’t floss unless there’s something stuck in our teeth.
Flossing is not an optional habit, you need to floss daily twice to keep your gum strong and healthy.
It helps you reduce the risk of injection and cavities. Gum disease-causing bacteria can travel through the body and cause inflammation in heart vessels.
Gum disease increases the risk of heart disease, it’s reason enough to take your oral hygiene seriously.
This easy 2-minute task can help you keep your heart healthy in the long run.
So, add this simple habit to your morning and night routine for healthier gums and heart.
Keep floss in front of you always.
Get a delicious minty waxed floss that you can at least tolerate.
Be gentle and try to do it every night, if you can’t spare two minutes in the morning.
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- Fill your work day with social micro breaks
Long work hours will kill your fitness slowly but surely. You’ll be more stressed and sitting will take a toll on your fitness.
Micro-break is a 10-minute simple solution that can help you combat both sitting and stress during work.
A 10-minute break can boost your productivity and make you more active. Get outside for a quick stroll with friends, it will rejuvenate your mind.
An active micro-break can improve your productivity and creativity. So, take regular breaks at work.
Fika is Sweden’s best tradition that allows people to take a break during the day for coffee and socialization.
Take an initiative to make better friends at work.
Ask coworkers out for a quick coffee break.
Take more micro-breaks to boost productivity.
You can’t become fitter in just one hour every day, you need to add micro-healthy habits to your day that keep you fit and happy.
These habits will help you improve your health, fitness, and emotional well-being.
Take more micro-breaks at work.
Floss daily, at least once every night.
Do three sessions of caffeinated cardio every week.
Take a ten-minute stroll after every meal.
Contributed by Khyati Jain
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