Are you an entrepreneur looking for ways to stay fit and healthy?
I know. It’s hard to get some time off as your work always seems to follow you everywhere. It’s almost an impossible task to take care of yourself, especially for business owners.
However, that’s a very wrong approach. Similar to your business, an entrepreneur’s body also needs attention and care to function properly. As a matter of fact, if you start leading a healthy lifestyle, it will be profitable for both you and your business. It’s a long-term benefit because healthy entrepreneurs are more productive and happier.
Prioritize Exercise Time
It’s important to take out some time for exercise even with your busy schedule. You badly need it to keep your body healthy and mind sharp.
Try to lock in at least four sessions (each of 40 to 60 minutes) per week. Get it done by doing one session on the weekend, one in the morning before work, one during your lunch hour, and one in the early evening after work.
Don’t Compromise On Your Workouts During Business Trips
When you’re traveling for business, choose a hotel with a gym. If that’s not possible, you can register yourself at a local gym by paying off a nominal fee.
Alternatively, you can use resistance tubing while traveling as it’s light-weight, cheap, and in conjunction with your body weight. You’ll be able to get a thorough full body workout even in small hotel rooms.
Take At least 7 – 8 hours Of Sleep
Proper sleep helps enhances your overall health. Never compromise on your sleep. You need to take at least of 7 to 8 hours sleep which is an ideal requirement to stay healthy, and it will increase your productivity too.
Multitasking, A Life Saver For Busy Folks
It’s not a good thing when working in a corporate business setting, but for the busy folks, it’s an essential evil.
- Carry on business conversations while climbing stairs.
- Answer important emails while pedaling away on the cycle.
- Do your reading while you’re running on the treadmill.
Do you get the idea? Right!
Motivation is the key factor when it comes to staying healthy or exercising. Most entrepreneurs say that fitness falls by the wayside because of one’s busy schedule. However, it’s critical that you should realize the inspirational power and effect of body health and fitness.
To make fitness and physical health your priority, you need to list down all the benefits associated with it. Make a list starting from lifting confidence to boosting focus, etc. and post it in a prominent location both in the home and at the office so you have a constant reminder everytime you feel like skipping your workout.
See Also: 19 Ways to Get Motivated to Exercise
Plan Out A Healthy Business Lunch/Dinner
Entrepreneurs end up going to so many unhealthy business lunches and dinners. Try to take control by doing the following:
- Choose a healthier restaurant so that you can have low-calorie options.
- Plan dinners around 7 pm so you have enough time to digest your meals.
Go For Regular Medical Checkups
In every medical condition, early detection is key to prevention. Always make sure that you regularly go for the checkup. Don’t forget to ask your assistant to schedule the appointments for you to save time.
Your health is one of your greatest blessings. Because of your health, you are able to carry on as a productive business person. Don’t wait to lose it before appreciating it.