The many benefits of a healthy lifestyle

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We are increasingly aware of the multiple benefits that a healthy lifestyle brings to our general health and people of all ages are becoming aware every day of the importance of general body care. Although we know the importance of a healthy life, the World Health Organization (WHO) warns that 60% of the world’s population does not perform the necessary physical activity to obtain benefits for their health. In Spain, 25% of the adult population is obese or has overweight problems, this translates into an increase in heart attacks, diabetes, cancer, etc.

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Small steps to take care of your health: big goals.

Adopting a healthy lifestyle, changing habits, multiple reasons, aesthetic, health, self-esteem will help us make small changes in our lifestyle that will bring us great benefits. Small sacrifices bring multiple rewards. Sport and food are on our mind. A series of simple measures will provide benefits to our health. opt for a healthy diet , reducing fat and increasing fiber, a diet rich in fruits and vegetables. Good hydration is important , drink at least two liters of water a day Water should be the main drink, we must avoid soft drinks and sugary drinks. Sleep at least seven or eight hours daily, it is vital for the functioning of the organism. Avoid stress , stress does not allow you to enjoy life, learn to handle situations and think positive. An adequate weight is essential for our health, obesity is the cause of heart, circulatory, muscle, and joint diseases. Avoid harmful habits such as alcohol, tobacco or drugs, they are harmful and cause serious diseases. Do physical exercise on a regular basis, choose the sport that motivates you and you like. It will be of great help to your health.

If you do moderate physical activity such as walking, if you are an athlete and do intense sports or if you are deciding to gradually change your lifestyle, if your health is your priority , we recommend that you carry out a medical check-up to find out your state of health, your physical form, your possibilities. The study of the plantar footprint , the plantar pressures and the footprint will report alterations in the structure of the foot (such as excessive arch, caves foot or arch collapse, flat foot) or alterations in the way of walking or running. These alterations can cause injuries such as metatarsalgia (pain in the ball of the foot), plantar fasciitis, tendinitis and even knee, hip or back pain. If, after carrying out a complete study, any alteration is observed, the need for custom-made insoles will be assessed to achieve a balanced footprint, distribute supports and prevent the appearance of injuries. Some insoles that give good support manage to improve sports performance and resistance, gain convenience and comfort.

Biomechanical study of the footprint to avoid injuries

If you do regular physical activity and/or if you are an athlete, don’t wait any longer. Know your way of stepping , avoid injuries, improve your performance . Get to know the biomechanical study of the footprint of the Carmen Moral Podiatry Clinic. Let’s become aware of the importance of preventing injuries. Do not wait for an injury due to poor support or a change in your footprint to stop you. A footprint study gives us the necessary information to prevent multiple sports injuries. If you are going to start exercising, it is important to start gradually and increase the intensity of the exercise little or little. Make sure you perform the exercises properly, poor execution can cause injuries. A good professional can guide you in your physical activity. Warm up before sports activity to prevent injuries and prepare the body. At the end of the training remember to stretch and relax the muscles.

It is proven that a healthy lifestyle will bring you great benefits:

  • Prevention of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, osteoporosis. Exercise and proper nutrition help keep cholesterol and blood pressure at the correct levels. Increased life expectancy. It has been shown that those people who adopt a healthy lifestyle are less likely to die prematurely. Reduction of stress, tension, improves mood and interpersonal relationships. A healthy lifestyle helps you maintain proper weight. Muscular, bone, and joint pains are avoided. General performance, strength, endurance are increased. Helps regulate sleep. Improve self-esteem. Improves metabolism, avoids constipation.

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