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6 super-simple habits of people who are ALWAYS fit and stay in shape

Published on:18 January 2021, 15:49pm IST
Staying fit isn’t easy but it isn’t that hard as well. Here are some common habits of those who are always healthy and fit.
Shreya Gupta
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It takes only 21 days to form a habit that will help you stay fit! Image courtesy: Shutterstock
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Staying fit is tough, especially due to our hectic schedules. Given this situation, do you often end up wondering how people manage to stay fit? Well, the answer to this dilemma is quite simple. People who stay healthy, in spite of hectic schedules, are those who incorporate healthy habits to their daily routine.

If you’re thinking the habits must be extreme or crazy, you’re absolutely wrong! Fitness that keeps you in shape is sustainable and fun. The only tough part might be achieving patience and consistency because none of the habits will show results overnight.

Here are 6 things fit people do consistently to stay in shape:

1. They develop a healthy sleep cycle

A healthy sleep cycle is just as important as working out when it comes to staying fit. Waking up a little early gives you that extra time to work out, meditate and have a healthy breakfast in peace. This not only ensures you begin your day on the right note but also that you are well-rested and have the energy to get you through the day.

2. They don’t skip their breakfast

There’s a reason people say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day! A healthy breakfast not only fuels your body but is also a great weight management tool, preventing you from overeating later in the day.

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Don’t ever skip your breakfast if you’re trying to lose weight. Image courtesy: Shutterstock
3. They stay physically active outside the gym too

Fit people make it a priority to keep their body active and fit. They develop hacks to keep themselves active outside the gym as well. For example, you’ll find them taking the stairs instead of the elevator. So, try and move as much as possible to keep your body active.

4. They don’t diet

Yes, you heard it right! They don’t diet. Instead, they incorporate healthy food into their diet. Trying out a fad diet is really going to do no good, and they understand this well. You don’t have to cut out food from your life to stay in shape. You only need to make choices that will prove to be healthy in the long run.

5. They keep healthy food in their home

It is very hard to control yourself from bingeing on junk when it’s right there in front of you. Avoid stocking up on any chips or any of your other favourite junk food. Instead, invest in healthy foods and snacks such as dry fruits and makhana.

6. They drink plenty of water

Not only does it help them stay full, but it also cuts out any other high-calorie drinks from their diet. Moreover, water also helps in maintaining the body’s fluid balance, digestion, and improves the transportation of nutrients throughout the body. If you find it tough to keep a track of your water intake, you should probably try out an app for it!

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Stay hydrated to stay fit. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

So, ladies, a few changes go a long way to ensure you stay in shape even if you have a very hectic schedule!

Shreya Gupta Shreya Gupta

Finding nirvana in good food, Shreya also loves reading books and is a die-hard Potterhead. Confident and motivated she's fun to be with. Plus food. Always.