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6 Lifestyle Elements Men Can Use to Improve Their Health

6 Lifestyle Elements Men Can Use to Improve Their Health

Men of all ages can improve their health and quality of life by focusing on these six lifestyle elements: 

  1. A healthy diet
  2. Regular physical activity,
  3. Brain activities,
  4. Social activities,
  5. Regular doctor visits,
  6. And avoiding risky behavior.

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1. Eat a Healthy, Well Balanced Diet.

1. Eat a Healthy, Well Balanced Diet.

You may have heard of the saying “you are what you eat,” and it’s true.

What men eat directly impacts their risks of developing health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, and prostate cancer.

Eating a healthier and more balanced diet will will make you healthier overall.

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2. Exercise for strength building, balance, and flexibility.

2. Exercise for strength building, balance, and flexibility.

Our bodies are designed to move. “If you want to move well when you are older, you must keep your body moving well as you age.” 

  • Building your balance and flexibility through activities such as stretching and yoga will become increasingly important as you age. These activities will prevent dangerous falls in the future.
  • Working on flexibility and balance to improve your mobility will help you enjoy a higher quality of life.

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3. Keep Your Brain Active with Cognitive Games and Mindfulness

3. Keep Your Brain Active with Cognitive Games and Mindfulness

Exercising your brain is just as important as exercising your body.

Humans are creatures of habit and we form routines to help us get through life. However, maintaining the same old routine for a prolonged period of time doesn’t encourage our brains to continue developing or maintain a high standard of functioning.

Other ways to exercise your brain include word, number, or jigsaw puzzles, book clubs and discussion clubs, creative hobbies like crafting or gardening, and even taking a new route to work.

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5. Regular Check Ups and Quicker Response Time to Sickness

5. Regular Check Ups and Quicker Response Time to Sickness

Having a doctor and visiting them once per year for your regular checkup, even when you’re feeling healthy, will help your doctor develop a baseline for your health and identify any potential health risks that may be progressing without you noticing.

When you’re feeling sick, do you believe that whatever is wrong will go away on its own?

Many men believe this, and they avoid going to the doctor until something more serious develops. However, early detection and treatment are always the best options for any illness.

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4. Cultivate Close Relationships and Community

4. Cultivate Close Relationships and Community

In a health and happiness study by Harvard that was conducted over almost 80 years, it was revealed that our relationships and how happy we are in those relationships have a significant impact on our health.

Participating in social activities that strengthen your relationships and build your sense of community will keep you mentally, physically, and emotionally healthy.

You could combine social activities with exercise by participating in group exercise classes, or building brain strength together in a book club.

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6. Avoid Risky Behaviour and Work Towards a Healthy Lifestyle

6. Avoid Risky Behaviour and Work Towards a Healthy Lifestyle

Talking about healthy decisions is easy to do, but implementing them is the challenge. One easy quick fix is to avoid unnecessary risks and instead focus on creating healthy habits.

A healthy lifestyle includes taking vitamins and medications as directed by your healthcare provider, using sunscreen daily, not smoking or quitting if you’ve started, and getting enough sleep.

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CURATOR'S NOTE

It’s never too late to start and implement at least one healthy lifestyle change. With these tips and the overall six lifestyle elements, you can improve your health and quality of life well into your senior years.

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