Your health should be one of your utmost priorities in life. It pays to know that it would be difficult to take care of yourself and your loved ones if you are sickly. Do not wait until the consequences of bad health care habits take over your life. With proper health care, you can be sure that your body will be in its optimum shape and performance. Not only will you be more efficient at home and at work, you will also allow yourself to enjoy more relaxing activities.

There is a popular misconception that health care and wellness is only for those who can afford it, leading a lot of average-earners to believe that they can no longer improve their state of health. This notion is downright wrong, as there are so many health care practices that do not cost anything at all, from simple early morning walks to getting adequate sleep every night. Below are some of the health care tips to perk up your physical fitness:

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Give free hugs. Refrain from being always uptight and open up to the world. Treat your loved ones, friends and neighbors right. This gives way to a lot of hugs, which are proven to induce your body’s production of feel-good hormones that fight bad vibes, loneliness and depression.

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Stay hydrated. No matter how healthy your diet is, your body will not be at its best without adequate water. Keep in mind that your body is mostly composed of water. Losing too much water due to perspiration, urination and other forms of excretion can affect the different functions of your body. In fact, most of the common physical discomforts like headache, muscle pains and exhaustion can be treated by drinking water.

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Take a walk. If you think that running is too much for you, try walking instead. Walking is an equally good cardiovascular activity that lets your heart function better. It also relieves stress and gives you a good feeling afterwards.

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Eat more fruits. Of course, it is not easy to be 100% faithful or disciplined in any kind of diet. Whatever you may have for breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack, follow it up with a generous helping of fruits. Doing so will give your body huge doses of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals to fight the bad stuff you get from unhealthy food and from the polluted environment.

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Get enough sleep. Reward yourself with a good night’s sleep after a hard day’s work—or even after doing not much of anything! Some of the common health care problems like headaches, flu, colds and even excessive weight gain/loss are associated with inadequate sleep. When you do not sleep properly, your body does not get 100% replenished energy, affecting your mood, strength, stamina and resistance against sickness.

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As you will notice, health care does not necessarily require expensive supplements, fancy food or pricey gym membership fees. It starts with a sound outlook in life and being aware of the importance of your health. Start a healthy lifestyle so you can do more and enjoy more out of life.