4 Advantages of Healthy Living

by Yuki Shoji - Date: 2007-03-07 - Word Count: 543 Share This!

You don't have to be an expert to live a healthy living. The guidelines for living healthy are relatively simple. Where people go wrong is that they fail to stick to them. This should come as no surprise though, especially when you consider all of the unhealthy food choices society has to offer that can derail even the healthiest of lifestyles.

The only way to avoid these temptations is through the use of will-power. You have to be able to tell yourself NO. However, we all have moments of weakness when we want to stray from our healthy lifestyle. But the next time these moments arrive to interrupt your life, remind yourself of the following advantages you have over others because you're healthy.

Advantage of Healthy Living #1: Energy

Having more energy is an advantage that often goes overlooked because it's just not easily noticeable. If you take a moment to think about it though, you'll notice that you actually do have a lot more energy throughout the day. You don't find yourself slowing down at work, and you even have plenty of energy left to exercise after getting back home. Having this extra energy has the benefit of keeping you from settling down on the couch for long periods, and instead gets you up and active, and thus, allowing you to burn more calories.

Advantage of Healthy Living #2: Stamina

If you're out of shape and living an unhealthy life style, then you probably get reminded of this every time you walk up a flight of stairs or have to do any time of activity that gets your heart rate moving faster. When you're healthy, rather than feeling winded after a walk up a flight of stairs you actually feel good, and most likely don't even notice the effort. Having stamina also mean having great sex as well, and should be inspiration enough to start living better.

Advantage of Healthy Living #3: Being slim

It's never been fashionable to be overweight and there's no indication that it will be anytime soon. When you live a healthy life style, one with proper diet and exercise, you maintain a healthy and slim weight. But even better, finding clothes that fit properly will be hassle free. In addition, you won't have the added concern of worrying about out-growing them in the waist.

Advantage of Healthy Living #4: Not getting sick

People who live healthy lifestyles have stronger immune systems and a stronger ability to fight off disease. In addition, if they have to have surgery, their chances of coming through it successfully are nearly double that of an unhealthy person for the same reasons mention, as well as the fact that the surgeon won't have the extra task of cutting through too many layers of fat tissue.

The advantages listed above essentially speak for themselves when it comes to deciding to live healthy. But if you're on the fence, you may want to consider that living a healthy lifestyle is attributed as the biggest reason people live long lives. Imagine being able to add an extra 10 years to your life span. Imagine it, then decide what you would do with it, and then change your life to reach that goal. Defy the odds by living a healthy lifestyle.

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