It is Ramadan season. It is the best time to achieve a remarkable physical reset for your body, as you go through fasting for a month. It is also the best period for holistic transformation of the body, mind and soul. Here are the top 10 fitness tips for Ramadan.
#1 Stay hydrated: Drink plenty of water before and after breaking your fast to avoid dehydration.
#2 Plan your meals: Eat balanced meals consisting of complex carbohydrates, lean protein, and healthy fats to keep your energy levels up during the day.
#3 Exercise before iftar: Work out before breaking your fast to burn off calories and increase your metabolism.
#4 Choose low-intensity workouts: Exercise at a low-intensity level such as yoga, Pilates, or light cardio to avoid exhaustion.
#5 Take a break: Rest when you need to and listen to your body’s intuitive responses.
#6 Eat slowly: Enjoy your food and chew your food properly to avoid overeating.
#7 Avoid processed food: Eat whole foods such as fruits, vegetables, lean protein, and grains to avoid bloating.
#8 Sleep well: Try to get at least 7-8 hours of sleep to ensure your body has enough time to rest and recharge.
#9 Don’t skip suhoor: Eat a nutritious meal before sunrise to boost your energy levels and prevent hunger pangs.
#10 Practice mindfulness: Be mindful of your body, thoughts, and emotions to de-stress and maintain a positive mindset throughout the day.