At Home With Lorraine Kelly 2017 - 143
H E A LT H & W E L L B E I NG ▲
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With mindfulness and wellness
being the two buzz words of the
moment, it's pretty accurate to
say yoga has taken the country
by storm due to its huge range
of health rewards.
e ust de ysti y the
widely held notion that yoga is
for the super-bendy. Yoga is for
everyone,' explains Olga Allon,
director o the ot oga ociety.
hatever your tness goa s
are, building some sort of
yoga practice into your weekly
schedule will enable you to reach
the goals quicker. It's important
to start with your breathing.
he great thing about yoga
is that it is now accessible to
a ages and or a eve s. he
poses open up your body and
mind, and can create an inner
calm that helps you cope with
your busy life.'
is critical in
make a habit
stick. If you
want to start
to the gym
every day for
days - even
if it's just for
at a time.
Eat as a family
Once you understand how to eat well and are making new healthy
choices, the second step is to do more home cooking. It's a recipe for
success and a great life skill to pass on. Not only will you feel a sense
of achievement from making a meal from scratch, your family will
bene t too. have a ot o wo en who contact e because they don t
have time to cook, so they end up eating takeaways or buying
ready-made meals,' explains French chef Fabienne Viner-Luzzatto.
advise the to rioritise cooking as it inevitab y eans you wi eat
nutritious meals. Knowing what you are putting inside your body is a
good habit to start. Your body will thank you for feeding it well.'
It's time to
Quick weight loss may initially
boost your con dence but in
the long run, faddy diets are not
worth it. Not only do they mess
up your metabolism, but as soon
as you stop, the weight will pile
back on. Your body will thank
you for feeding it the right food,
which should become a daily
habit to last a lifetime.
aving a hea thy re ationshi
with food is so important,'
ex ains che isa oukin. ts
taken me years to get to a level
of enjoying good, wholesome
food in a mindful way, having
suffered with co
issues in the past.
Eating ind u y does not
mean working towards a certain
body shape or size, it is all about
caring for the health of your
body; not only focusing on what
it looks like from the outside,
but reflecting on what is going
on inside, too.'
It's a real thing, according to researchers,
who have shown that people who miss
out on sleep do appear less attractive to
others. However, it is not necessarily so
feasible to come by and therefore not
an easy habit to pick up. Try to follow
the habits suggested above, though, and
falling asleep will hopefully prove to be a
whole lot easier!
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