Living a healthy lifestyle has many benefits, not only on your physical health, but also on your mental health, confidence, and even your bank account. You should be able to eat a healthy diet, exercise, and live well without fear of spending more money than you can afford. These simple tips from Energy Fitness can help you find a balance in your life between financial and physical wellness. Consider these ideas as they apply to your health journey.
1. Eat Less Meat
Cutting back on the amount of meat you consume can help you save money and benefit
your health. Research shows that meat can be part of a healthy diet, but too much red and
processed meat is linked to disease and weight gain. It is a great source of protein, but you can find other ways to supplement protein in a meal. For example, nuts, legumes, and fish
are all great healthy sources of protein.
2. Plant a Garden
Plant your own garden and save money on your grocery bill. You’ll need to make an initial
investment to get the garden started, but then you’ll have fresh herbs and your favorite
vegetables at every meal at very little extra cost.
3. Invest in Products That Help
Buy products that you can use to save money for the long term. For example, you can skip
the gym if you purchase a treadmill and some free weights for the home. Just be sure to
read the reviews from unbiased sources to ensure you purchase the right products.
If you are a coffee drinker, it might be worthwhile to invest in a simple espresso machine.
When consumed with moderation, coffee can increase your productivity and your
metabolism. Plus, when you have your own machine you can make exactly what you want
when you want it, for a lot less money!
You can make small changes to live a more eco-friendly, organic lifestyle as well. Installing
low-flow water fixtures can cut down on your usage and utility bills, for example.
4. Take Your Exercise Outdoors
Outside in the fresh air is the best place to exercise. Change up your workout routine to
include time outdoors. You can soak up vitamin D from the sun while you go for a jog in the
local park or swim in your backyard pool. Any workout activity can be translated into an
5. Take Advantage of Telehealth
Getting proper medical attention is another important element of health. If you’re short on
time, take advantage of telehealth appointments and see a doctor from the comfort of your
home. They can fill and refill subscriptions with an online appointment and send them
directly to your pharmacy.
6. Turn Your New Life Into a Business Opportunity
Turn your new health-related passions into a business opportunity. For example, you could
open a yoga studio to share your passion for mental and physical health. Just be sure to
choose a business structure that works for your company. Many entrepreneurs register as
a limited company. You can avoid paying lawyer fees by registering yourself online.
Once you have your business established, create some promotional materials. Social media
posts can be a great way to spread the word, but brochures can be helpful, too. Creating
your own brochure can be easy when you use an online tool that lets you start from their
templates and modify according to your needs. Then get them printed and start handing
them out to local businesses!
The Benefits You Will See
With these changes, you’ll see many financial, mental, and physical health benefits. Cooking
at home instead of eating out will decrease your monthly spending on food. Keep a financial
journal so you can watch as the benefits become more evident.
Keep your mind open to the idea that you can consistently change your wellness journey as
you learn. Do away with the parts of the process that aren’t helping you. This should be an
exciting adventure rather than stressful.
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Tonya Tittle, M.S., ACSM, LMT, TPI Level 1
Energy Fitness /Owner/Dir. of Training
(Club 29 Fitness Inc.)
898 N. Hwy 25 Bypass
Greenville, SC 29690 (Travelers Rest area) shooting for Summer 2023 re-open date!