Healthy morning habits to get your day started off on the right foot

Healthy morning habits to get your day started off on the right foot

Using the power of healthy habits in the morning is a great way to start the day. People are most productive when they wake up, and setting a healthy routine can help with your morning process. 

A great goal when you wake up is having a daily habit or habits that create the energy and mindset to take on all the challenges of a busy day. When you start your day off on the right foot it’s easier to stay there.

Make your bed. The smallest actions can have some of the biggest impacts.

Start with a little extra movement. We’re big believers that regular exercise and activity helps contribute to a healthy lifestyle. Stretching, yoga, running, walking, push-ups... It’s all good for you. When you wake up use the movement as a way to not have to think or make any decisions.

Drink a glass of lemon water. It’s so good for you. It helps break down food while jump starting your metabolism to wake up faster. Aiding in digestion it’ll set the tone for a hydrated day.

lemon water to help you stay hydrated

DON’T SKIP BREAKFAST. Your body needs the energy to get through the mid-morning slump and feeling good till lunch. Think about it, after fasting all night, breakfast fuels your body with energy for the whole day.

Make a smoothie! They’re loaded with superfoods, fast, and delicious. Smoothies help you get the necessary energy, nutrients and vitamins in a simple and tasty form. They provide energy for hours and sets the stage for the rest of your day. Check out our recipes for some smoothie inspiration.

simple broccoli smoothie

Pack a meal, snack and coffee. Preparing and packing food items for you to consume throughout the day will keep you from being hangry and will also help your pocket book. Spending money on snacks, coffee and lunch adds up. Bringing food from home is another way to help you make smart and healthy food choices. 

Practice yoga or meditate for 5-10 minutes. Meditation is a great way to set the tone. Focusing on gratitude, positivity and blessings is an amazing way to set your intentions. Proper diet, physical exercise and good disposition all synergize to make up a healthy morning habit. Make this a lifestyle based on how Total Shape proved this to obtain your fitness goals! 

Thanks so much for reading and have a great day! 

practice yoga or meditation to start your day off right


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