Fitness plan day 306 – Spend 10 minutes meditating in the morning

Take rest but don’t break your habits. You need to wake up on time and eat right. But you can give rest to your tired muscles today. Stay on track and practice some yoga or light exercises. You can skip either your gym or home workout routine for a day.

Morning – Drink a glass of warm water the moment you wake up to stay hydrated. After this, begin with meditation. Meditation is just like exercise for the brain. It helps develop focus and keeps you alert too.

Breakfast – Aloo or gobhi paranthas are a regular thing. Make something different today. Green parantha incorporates leafy greens. Carrots, gourd and even sesame seeds along with multigrain flour making it a nutritious breakfast for even the pickiest of eaters. You can pack them for kids’ lunch too.

Lunch – It’s a rest day for the body so even though you can’t cheat with food, you can certainly have delicious healthy meals. This quinoa and chicken fry rice recipe is rich in proteins, tasty and light. It’s a perfect recipe for a busy day when you can’t get lousy after a heavy lunch.

Snacks – Oats, poha or flattened rice are all healthy ingredients and you obviously have them stocked in your pantry. Mix them together in the traditional bhel recipe to make a tasty and nutritious bhel. Here’s the recipe for oats and poha sukha bhel recipe is easy to prepare and equally tasty.

Dinner – You may feel quite full after snacking on the delicious bhel. Opt for something light at dinner time like the tomato and cinnamon soup. If you want something fuller, you can add veggies to the soup or eat some green salad with it.

At home – Have you used a hula-hoop before? If not, give it a try today. Since it is your rest day, you can pick a new thing to stay active. Also, if you didn’t know it already, using the hula-hoop or playing with it can help you burn up to 600 calories.

Yoga – You can take rest fro0m other exercises to soothe sore muscles but you can always practice yoga to relax the body and calm the mind. Try these 5 yoga poses today so that you don’t feel tired.

At the gym – You can take a break from the gym today. Go for a stroll with friends or walk your pet. Breathe in fresh air and make yourself happy. After all, laughing out loud or keeping happy also affects your health positively.

Sleep well tip – Before you go to bed, drink a glass of warm milk. You can add nutmeg or turmeric to it for a relaxed sleep. Adding turmeric can help in soothing sore muscles too.

Disclaimer: If you follow a fitness plan already, consult your nutritionist before switching to this one. If you are allergic to any of the foods/ingredients mentioned, please do not consume it. Do not follow this plan without consulting your doctor if you suffer from a health condition — hypertension, hypotension, diabetes, etc. or are pregnant.

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Published: November 9, 2016 11:51 am


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