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5 Habits That Keep You Well, And Active In Your Golden Years.

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1. Drink Water 

As we know, the human body is composed of 60-70% water as water is the primary make up of the human body. Staying hydrated isn’t something that crosses our mind in our busy lives until we begin experiencing injuries or other unfamiliar illnesses. Drinking water daily assists in replenishing nutrients that are lost through digestion or sweating. According to Medical News TodayKeeping hydrated is crucial for health and well-being, but many people do not consume enough fluids each day”.

  • Around 60 percent of the body is made up of water, and around 71 percent of the planet’s on our planet surface is covered by water.

Staying hydrated helps rebuild and recover principle nutrients that are lost everyday. 

 2. Sleep Early, and Often 

Sleep is your time to reset, recover, and heal. Your body is constantly drained  throughout the day in a mentally, emotionally, and physically demanding stressful world. It’s important to find your time, stick with it, respect it, and make those times yours to have a good night’s sleep or day time nap. The human body constantly changes based on what we’re exposed to which has the ability to trigger one or several of the body’s thousand hormones . Those changes throughout the day alerts us but also deplete us of key nutritional minerals, and proteins.   

 3. Get Up, Get out, & Get going 

How many times have you decided to stay home, and it turned into more days spent lounging? well believe it or not it’s best to get out of the house for fresh air, scheduled activities that keep your mind, and body active.  Wake up to a daily schedule, and commit to it. According to Cassidy Randall’s written contribution to forbes.com https://www.forbes.com/sites/cassidyrandall  “Hundreds of studies have linked spending time outside to better health outcomes like decreases in incidences of diabetes and cardio-vasular mortality, lower blood pressure and heart rate, and better immune system function”. 

The best way to keep your mind working, and body busy, Get Up, Get Out, and Get Going   

 4. Dress Warm

Understanding how our muscles, and body temperature respond to being cover and protected from the outdoor elements isn’t something we’re all aware of or pay much attention to. Believe it or not it became a trained habit we learn to practice as children. Remember those good old days when your parents would call you in the house only to tell you “please dress warm ”. Which drives every kid crazy to only respond with the classic line, “ I KNOW MOM” layers of clothes will save you from so many  sick days and also keep joints or muscles circulation active as you age. When the body isn’t protected properly, 2 things can happen: you can 

  • Experience injuries that causes other serious issues
  • Experience colds potential the flu do to improper season wear   

 Great season wear custom for seniors is on buck and buck website with details of their product benefits. To explore more of what you could be wearing to protect your health  www.buckandbuck.com have all the accessories and gear necessary to help  get off to a great start. 

 5. Time with Family 

Family is an important link to our growth and overall health. Being able to spend time with grandchildren, or our own children give a sense of love, happiness, and purpose! There’s a famous quote I love on www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/parenting  45 Family Quotes to Remind You How Strong Those Bonds Are

“I sustain myself with the love of my family”  ~Maya Angelou

Rather we know it or not family is the source to most of our strength, and long lasting health.

We all have something that keeps us strong and healthy.  Sometimes we’ll never understand the value of simple self-care and activities until we begin to see the benefit from them. The goal is to live long, healthy, and happy live as long as we can. practicing good habits, it’s possible!

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