Summer a tough workout season

As the days start to get shorter and routines get busier, some people are realizing the summer season may have thrown off their health and fitness regimes.

As the days start to get shorter and routines get busier, some people are realizing the summer season may have thrown off their health and fitness regimes.

“We deserve to treat our bodies properly with nutritious food, proper supplementation and an exercise program that will help us reach our own personal health and fitness goals,” said Miryah Scott, Canada’s two-time World Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation champion.

Here are two easy tips to help you get back into shape and back on track for the busy fall season:

Healthy snacking

While it’s not always easy to get all the nutrients you need from your meals, a nutritious drink can help. Choose a low-calorie beverage that contains no fat or sugar, has protein to boost energy, fibre to keep you feeling fuller longer, electrolytes to help hydrate and an assortment of vitamins.

Also consider packing a piece of fruit or some nuts each day for a quick and easy snack that can help tide you over until mealtime.

Variety in your exercises

One of Scott’s personal fitness tips is to add some variety to your exercises. This can challenge your body in new ways, prevent boredom with your fitness routine and make working out fun. It could be as simple as taking a new exercise class or adding a new playlist to your iPod.

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