to suit your life
us have different
life styles and
there is no sense
in trying to
follow the book
strictly. Try and
that is suitable
for you. You have
that even more
sticking to it.
So unless you
that can suit
your life style,
you are not going
to stick on to
Tip 62. Don’t
can walk about
then do so. Do
not stand in a
Pacing about is a
good thing to do.
If you are
try pacing about,
it will aid in
Tip 63. Don’t sit, stand.
If you can stand, then do not sit. The golden rule is to choose a position that is less comfortable.
Tip 64. Don’t lie down, sit.
The rule that we mentioned above rings true here as well.
Tip 65. Don't be a couch potato.
It is the easiest thing in the world to become a couch potato. You know what we are talking about don’t you? That shapeless thing that sits or reclines on a shapeless chair in front of the television and stupidly munches away at something fried! If you are inclined to become a promising old couch potato, break the habit, cut at the very root of the vine. And you want to know what is the best way for that? Take away that favorite chair of yours. In fact, it would be a very good idea if you could keep a chair that isn’t too comfortable in front of the TV. This will discourage any tendency to become a couch potato.
Tip 66. If you have a sitting job, stand up and stretch yourself every half an hour.
Most of the jobs today are indeed sitting jobs that are in one word sedentary. This is especially true for those who sit and punch away at the keyboard or toy with the mouse all day long. So if you have such a job, make it a point to get up at least every half an hour and stretch your self.
Tip 67. When making telephone calls try walking up and down.
Simple, more exercise! I hope you will agree with me that this is an excellent suggestion.
Tip 68. Use the stairs instead of the elevator whenever possible.
Elevators are one hell of a convenience particularly if you have to go up or down some twenty floors. But elevators also make us very lazy. There may be no sense in trudging up some twenty flights of stairs because by the time you get there you will be totally pooped. But while coming down, if you have the time, you can easily come down the stairs instead of using the elevator. Coming down is not at all exhausting. And talking about the time factor, I don’t think that there is much of a difference. Sometimes waiting for an elevator door to open at your floor after you hit the button can take up all of eternity.
Tip 69. Smoking is bad for weight loss.
Smoking as such may not contribute to weight loss but smoking leads to other conditions like erratic eating habits and excessive dependence on things like coffee.
Tip 70. If you don't like running ...
If you hate running, remember, you do not have to run a marathon to stay fit. 10 minutes of cardio each day is good enough for most.
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