Fitness Tips Every Entrepreneur Should Follow for a Balanced Mind
An entrepreneur is basically out of the 24 hour cycle and lives mostly unbound by the conventions. But that doesn't mean he or she has to compromise on discipline. When you live devoid of the concept of time, it becomes all the more important to follow a routine to avoid chaos and be more productive.
As much as your work is important, your health is crucial for your business and life as well (duh). Lack of physical activities, imbalanced diet, untimely meals, inadequate sleep and constant exposure to gadgets can deprive you of your health and gradually stop you from becoming productive during your work time.
To help you get into a productive framework and have a disciplined approach to work and life, here are some essential fitness tips and best practices you should follow.
Deadlines, commitment and work are all important. But do you know what's more important for a productive day? Adequate sleep. Do not compromise on that and make sure you sleep for at least 7 hours a day to make the best use of the remaining 17 hours you're going to hustle.
One of the common mistakes we do even after getting to bed is keep fidgeting with our phones to check for emails, updates and more. Once you're done for the day, put the gadget aside and get to sleep (even if it takes time to fall asleep). Let your mind wander or be blank.
Clichéd but how many of us actually dedicate time to work out? We are all part of the generation that hardly steps outside. We have food delivery apps, online shopping, comfortable cab services and more for our everyday activities. It is only rarely that we indulge in a physical activity. Regardless of whether you are busy or just lethargic about working out, we recommend starting a fitness regime or schedule to take care of your health.
Once you start feeling physically good, it complements your brain activities and lets you stay fresh and active throughout the day. Take the stairs, ride your cycle, walk for a while, or hit the gym. Like you engage your mind all through the day, engage your body for a while with exercise.
Learn a Fitness Few Hacks
As entrepreneurs, we are required to sit for most of the hours during our work. In certain situations, we are wired and we lose track of time, sitting for countless hours nonstop. In such cases, learn a few fitness hacks to reflex your muscles and relax your body while you sit and do some exercises from where you are. There are several hacks to relax your body muscles so you don't attract any chronic ailments in the longer run.
Honestly, we drink any beverage except water. Adequate water supply can cure most of your problems including fatigue and lack of concentration. Make it your responsibility to stay hydrated throughout the day. If required, carry 8 individual bottles of water and make it a point to finish them before you leave for your day. It's the only way to keep track of your hydration levels and replenish with water. Besides this water consumption, you can opt for salads, squashes and juices for added supplements.
These may tips that you already know but nobody's giving you brownie points for knowing things. It's only when you act what you know that you see results. Do not take your health for granted as it's the best investment you make for your future. Stay healthy and stay productive.