Spring can be a rejuvenating time of the year. The weather becomes warmer, the sun shines longer and the motivation to step outside and breathe the fresh air kicks in. So, why not use that extra motivation to jump-start your health?
Taking better care of yourself doesn't have to be a grueling process. People often associate healthy eating and exercise with pain and suffering. However, simple changes to your eating and physical activity habits can make the process easier.
The Weight-control Information Network (WIN), a health and fitness program that provides up-to-date, science-based information on weight control, obesity, physical activity and related nutritional issues, suggests these tips to put you on the fast track to better health.
More sunlight from the longer days may make it easier to incorporate physical activity into your schedule.
Walk, walk, walk.
Start a walking program. Walking is one of the easiest ways to be physically active. You can do it almost anywhere and at any time. Take advantage of the warmer weather and go for a walk at lunch or after dinner.