Easy Health Hacks For Couch Potatoes

Health Hacks Couch Potatoes
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How many of your new year resolutions have you stuck to so far? Many of us start January wanting to be healthier, but have settled back into old habits before Valentine’s Day. If you feel a little guilty at ditching your plans already, there’s no need to panic – help is at hand with our healthy hacks. The best thing about these is that there’s very little effort involved, so you can smile smugly to your mystified friends!

  1.     Drink more water

Drinking more water is really easy to do, and you don’t even have to leave your couch! Research has shown that many people don’t get enough water, which can cause dry skin, headaches and general tiredness. You should drink at least eight glasses of H2O every day to keep yourself well. Unless you count lifting a glass to your mouth to be hard work, you’ll be feeling more fit and fab in no time thanks to this healthy habit!

  1.     Get more sleep

When we get enough sleep, every aspect of life is much easier. We are better able to concentrate, more likely to make healthy food choices, and more likely to be in control of our emotions. For those of you who like your lounging, spending a bit of extra time in the sack shouldn’t be too difficult! The hardest part will be resisting the lure of your favorite box set, but it will still be there tomorrow when you’ve got all the sleep you need! Make sure that you get good quality sleep by having a look here, and get the best bedding with this advice.

  1.     Take supplements

One of the easiest ways to boost your health with little work on your part is by taking carefully selected vitamin and mineral supplements. Read around to find the best ones for you and your body, starting with these AlgaeCal Reviews that show how important it is to get enough calcium. To minimize the effort of this hack, order online and relax while you wait for the postie to arrive!

  1.     Drink red wine

Now, don’t get carried away, we’re not suggesting you throw a bottle down your neck! There is lots of evidence that suggests that one or two glasses of red wine every day is good for your health. This is because it contains reservatol, a chemical that can improve the blood flow to the brain and reduce the likelihood of heart disease and strokes. Cheers!

  1.     Eat chocolate

No, we’re not talking about a giant bar of sugar laden goodness. However, a square or two of dark chocolate each day can be very beneficial for your health. This delicious treat is full of antioxidants that can help to lower your blood pressure and improve your general well-being. What more excuse do you need to enjoy the good stuff?

Healthy living doesn’t have to be a horrible chore that makes you miserable. It’s easy to make small changes with very little effort to feel better now and in the future. Now, where’s that glass of red wine?

Melanie Kampman

Melanie Kampman is a web designer, developer and owner of Giveaway Bandit and Farm News for Kids. She lives in Northwest Missouri on a large family farm with her husband and eight year old son, the Giveaway Bandit. They raise cattle with a variety of pets including horses, chickens, ducks, and a slew of cats. By Melanie Kampman If you are interested in writing a sponsored post on Giveaway Bandit please email me at melanie (at) giveawaybandit (dot) com.

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