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Clean diet, exercise inevitable for healthy lifestyle
Team Sea and Coast | 07/12/2019


Although many of us might get motivated quickly to begin physical training in order to have a healthy lifestyle, workout on a regular basis often seems to be difficult and we delay our training plans to never-coming “next weeks”.

The more one delays such plans and does not step into action, the more difficult and unrealistic it becomes to turn exercise into a daily habit, which not only boosts one’s physical and mental health but also contributes significantly to the overall health status.

According to an expert, an individual -- regardless of her/his age -- should begin physical training by setting short-term goals without seeking overnight results.

“General recommendation is that you exercise three times a week, varying from three minutes to an hour,” said Dr. Julián Álvarez García, an expert from Spain specializing in sports medicine and sports physiology, adding training frequency should be in accordance with one’s physical and health condition.

García, a 55-year old physician, said the ultimate goal of exercise and training was not to get ripped like the Greek-god sculptures but to develop training consistency and discipline through which one gets healthier and stronger in the long run.

“First, get inspired and start exercising,” he said, adding one could then become a source of inspiration for others such as family members, friends and colleagues.

“It is never too late. You improve and get better than yesterday. That is all that matters. The key is to have progression,” he said but warned that a healthier body was not entirely dependent on physical activity, as nutrition also plays a vital role in this regard.