The Technology of Optimal Health
With a new year often comes new fitness goals. Why wait until January, though? You don't want to go through the Holiday Season feeling bloated, heavy, uncomfortable, and anything other than great. Now is the time to begin working towards your health goals! Maybe you want to eat healthier. Perhaps your health goal is to get a full eight hours of sleep, each and every night. It could even be to achieve glowing, radiant skin. Whatever health goals you want to achieve, today's technology has made it easier than ever before to reach them. Here's how:
#1 Schedule your workouts.
You’re more likely to exercise if you’ve blocked time off specific time on your calendar to do so. Use a scheduling app on your smartphone or computer and put your workouts right into your daily routine. Treat them like any other appointment or meeting you wouldn't shrug off.
#2 Shop online for vitamins and other supplements.
The worst thing you can do for your health goals is to let yourself run out of your supplements. When you order vitamins and supplements online from a trusted retailer, it is easy and convenient to have everything you need delivered right to your doorstep. Beyond just vitamins and weight loss products, you can also order skincare products online as well as delicious food packed with protein. You won't be tempted to skip even one day of your healthy living routine!
#3 Use wearable exercise technology.
When you're on the go, you're not leaving your tech devices at home. Wearable exercise technology, like smartwatches, apps on your smartphone, and other fitness trackers, can be used to do a lot. This includes tracking your daily steps, calculating your pace as you run, adding up your calories for the day, and monitoring your heart rate. Many of these wearable exercise technology options also have a corresponding app that can help you keep detailed records to monitor your progress. It's so helpful to see that you're getting closer to your goal!
#4 Follow an online workout video.
The internet is full of workout videos that require little to no equipment and are easy to complete at home. Choose a type of exercise you enjoy, then find an instructor on YouTube, social media, or their own personal blog. You'll want to follow someone who regularly posts new videos or already has a large video library. Try to complete a couple new workout videos a week.
Remember, you're not doing this alone! At USANA, we believe in supporting a holistically healthy lifestyle. This includes eight main tenets:
- A whole-food based, low-glycemic diet
- Proper hydration
- Quality sleep
- Stress management
- Regular exercise
- Regular and consistent skincare
- High-quality vitamin and mineral supplementation
Take control of your overall health and wellbeing by reading more articles from our blog, as well as following us on social media for the latest helpful and healthy content. Reading blogs and social media content is just one more way you can use technology to boost your healthy lifestyle!