27 May Want to get Fit for Summer.. Why not try Healthy?
Its that time of year, you’ve booked your sunny holiday and its time to get to the gym to try and get beach ready. Well that’s the aim anyway. Some of us will work hard get those toned abs and then lay on the beach sipping cocktails and two weeks later your back to eating rubbish and not exercising. You have to ask yourself, is it healthy? Taking your body to low levels of body fat puts your body under a lot of stain. This can lead to serious health issues, all for a few picture on a beach for instagram.
Shredded vs Healthy:
Everyone wants that “look”, everyone wants to look like an instagram model living the high life. The truth is it’s very difficult for most people to achieved. Due to genetics and the amount of time, work and dedication it takes. However some people will work extremely hard, stay dedicated and get there body fat percent to a level where there abs will show and they look ‘shredded.’ However a study found that when body fat was lowered it caused decreases in physical performance and reduction in immune system function. This can be dangerous and lead to further health problems, it can even lead to fertility issues.
This summer why not aim to get healthy and still look great at the same time. Make changes that will improve your health and make feel better about yourself. Read our blog on getting healthy here!
A healthy weight can be beneficial to you in the long term. Below are some of the benefits of maintaining a healthy weight:
- Reducing the risk of heart disease;
- Reducing the risk of stroke;
- Controlling non-insulin dependent diabetes;
- Reducing the risks of developing some forms of cancer;
- Reducing the risks of osteoporosis;
- Increasing energy levels;
- Reducing infertility risks;
- Optimizing the immune system;
- Reducing the risk of anaemia;
- Having more self-esteem;
- Increasing energy and welfare levels.
Trying to improve how we look on the outside is always a goal but what’s going on on the inside? With our advanced health packages we can give you a comprehensive look at your health and help improve your understand of your body. We can give you the information and guidance to take back control of your body and become healthy. If you have shown any of the symptoms above or are worried about your health and want reassurance, contact a member of our team. They can talk you through the next steps of taking control of your health! Not only now but also in the future.