Get lots of sleep. In order to maintain a healthy body, you will need 8-10 hours of sleep every day. This keeps you awake and alert, so you don’t have to drink caffeine and sugar-loaded energy drinks.
Laugh and smile! Smiling a lot makes your face look younger and it feels great. If you laugh a lot, it has been scientifically proven to keep you healthier.
Do nothing. Staying in a dark, quiet place without having any stressful thoughts for about ten minutes will leave you feeling refreshed. Focus on the energy field inside of you or try to focus on your body from the inside. If you just relax, you will feel better and probably keep feeling good through the day. Just do this a couple of times a day.
Eat healthier. A proper diet contains the right balance of carbohydrates, protein, fruits and vegetables, and fat. For carbohydrates, eat whole grains. Lean meat is the best source of protein. Try to get at least 5-9 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. Eating a small amount of fat is needed to keep your body functioning smoothly.
Drink water! It is key in making you run throughout the day. Try drinking 8 glasses of water each day. It helps you re-energize and keep going. Not drinking enough fresh water leads to acne, headaches, and even dehydration. Do this, and you’ll stay in good condition.
Stretch! It feels great! From when you wake up in the morning, to your gym class, this easy form of muscle exercise warms you up and makes you more flexible. If you continuously stretch each day, you will end up being really flexible and nimble. It keeps you running longer and gives you strength.
Run and jog! This doesn’t necessarily mean run five miles every morning, but jogging or running for about 10 minutes at an easy pace definitely will keep you in shape. Try jogging for about ten minutes three to five times a week. It will keep your muscles strong and fit every day. Don’t ever run for an hour and then suddenly stop and sit on the couch for another hour. This will give you terrible cramps and will make it so it hurts to walk the next day. Slowly kick down the pace to a walk, and take deep breaths. Running will get you that A in gym class.
Challenge yourself. If you got 10 push-ups as your maximum, try going for 12! Little challenges like this keep your body nice and fit.
Do something you love. Play with a pet or go swimming, Doing things you love to do, keeps you in a good mood, and make you happier. If you had a bad day at school, ride a bike and take out your anger. Not only is this fun, but it lets you be yourself for awhile. Try it!
Be cool – Don’t take things too seriously! Be laid-back and open minded, explore new things, e.g. new cultures.
Limit alcoholic drinks to two for men and one for women a day.