This morning after my workout, getting myself ready for work, I overheard two ladies in casual conversation, talking about their methods of sustaining themselves during a marathon. One lady took gel packs and washed it down with water, while the other one stopped at every water station, drinking half and pouring half on her head.
We here at TruPrevention can think of a host of reasons people should live a healthy lifestyle. So, we have complied a long list of benefits. However, we don’t want to overwhelm everyone with an ongoing list…so we’re going to send it out in a series. Oh, and just to show you that it is not some random list, we have put links to each reason, so you can read up on the “why” and “how” this is fits into the big picture of Health. To start, here is a list of 20 physical (and a couple mental) reasons to live a healthy lifestyle. Enjoy!!!
As a nursing student, I worked on a step down cardiac unit. We primarily took care of people that had cardiac bypass surgery. I worked with great people. They taught me so much! I learned everything from the importance of chest percussions on a new postop patient to reading telemetry (heart monitors) to taking care of chest tubes and assisting during codes. My mind was challenged and I was in heaven. But….there was one thing that dumbfounded me…how was it that they extremely intelligent people did not practice what they preached?