Before we know it, April will be here already! It’s not too late to recharge and begin focusing again on your health goals! Today is a new day to start making lifestyle changes. Your health depends on it!
Did you know that according to the National Stroke Association (NSA), 80% of strokes are preventable?1 This is an important message to get back on track now. In reassessing why you may have wandered off from getting active, know that you can make a fresh start today by choosing to be physically active. The recommended guidelines are 150 minutes of moderate activity per week.2
Here is what you can do to help lower your stroke risks, while seeking out improved health this year!2
- Get physically active
- Limit your alcohol intake
- Up your daily intake of vegetables
- Limit salt and sugar intake
- Stop smoking
In following up with March being Traumatic Brian Injury awareness month, look at how taking steps to reduce your risks for a stroke can have such a positive impact on your health. With taking control of these behaviors, you can make a difference by committing to make your health a daily priority.
If you need help getting started on a plan to better health, have you considered how personal trainers can be great motivators to help you achieve fitness results? Personal trainers can help you with building strength, balance, endurance and conquering weight management goals. Utilizing trainers can be a cost effective way to get you on track to a healthier lifestyle.
At Live Your LifeTM we are here to help you Live Your Life HEALTHY with a wide array of wellness services so that you can achieve your health and fitness goals.
Dr. Eva Norman
President & Founder
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Live Your LifeTM
Bringing Physical Therapy & Wellness to You!
1Preventing a Stroke http://www.stroke.org/understand-stroke/preventing-stroke Accessed March 16, 2016
2Lifestyle Risk Factors http://www.stroke.org/understand-stroke/preventing-stroke/lifestyle-risk-factors Accessed March 16, 2016