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No Time For Your Health? Think Again!

February 28, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

(Akiit.comBe honest. How often do you use time as an excuse for not paying your health as much attention as it deserves? If you’re always saying you haven’t got time to go to the gym, you don’t have time to cook at home, or you haven’t got enough hours in the day to get to the clinic and see a doctor, it’s time to think again. Your health should always be a priority, and you should always be able to find time to be healthy. If you’re on a tight schedule here are some tips to help you out.

Take advantage of flexible healthcare options

When was the last time you checked your local clinic’s opening hours? You may assume that you can’t see a doctor at 8 pm on a Friday or get a dental appointment on a Tuesday evening, but you’d be wrong. If you took the time to search online or make some calls, you’d find that there are hospitals, clinics, and offices all over the country offering flexible, convenient services that are geared towards the modern-day patient. You can even schedule routine procedures on a Saturday thanks to clinics like Weekend Vasectomy. You may not have time to get to an appointment on your lunch hour, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t keep tabs on your health. If you can’t find suitable options close to you, ask your boss about taking an afternoon off or having some time out of work to have the treatment you need. Work is important, but sometimes, you have to put your health first.

Finding time to exercise

Exercise is one of the most beneficial things you can do for your body. If you’re always moaning that you don’t have time to work out, there are solutions. You could buy some secondhand gym equipment and set up a home gym, or you could try activities that take up less of your valuable spare time. If you don’t want to go jogging for an hour, for example, go to a 20-minute high-intensity interval training class instead.

Making time for healthy eating

Are you guilty of stopping off at a drive-thru on your way back from work a little too often? Do you grab lunch on the run most days? It’s a myth that healthy eating takes too much time and effort. You can prepare a salad, a sandwich, a wrap or even a pasta dish in less than 10 minutes. If you don’t have time to scout around for healthy options at lunchtime, prepare a packed lunch the evening before. If you’re cooking at home, you don’t have to slave over the stove for hours on end. Search for some simple, nutritious 15-minute recipes online, and you can enjoy a delicious feast with minimal effort.

If you think you don’t have time for your health, think again! Hopefully, after you’ve read this article, you’ll never have to use time as an excuse again! Even if you have a very hectic schedule, you can find ways to work out, get the medical and dental treatment you need, and eat well.

Staff Writer; Jerry Moore

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