Sign in to your account

Don't have an account?

Create an account
This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Learn more
Black medical doctor in a white coat and red stethoscope examining a patient on a ward. Our doctors on askawayhealth have years of clinical experience to provide top notch care.

Need to check your symptoms?

Use our symptom checker to help determine what your symptoms are and to ensure you get the help you need.

Check your symptoms


Request a reset

Don't have an account?

Create an account


Reset your password

Don't have an account?

Create an account


Get Fit In Style – Healthy Living Without The Boredom

March 9, 2023

Many people think that to be fit and healthy, they have to give up all the things they love and live a life of blandness. This simply isn’t true!

Roast chilli fish and plantains

You can get in great shape without sacrificing your social life or becoming bored with your workouts.

This blog post will discuss some tips on how to stay healthy and fit while still enjoying yourself.

Have Fun with Your Workouts

Exercise doesn’t have to be boring! There are so many fun ways to work out, from dancing to kickboxing to yoga.

Find activities that you enjoy and make them part of your weekly routine. By having fun while exercising, you’ll be more likely to stick with it and see results.

Black African lady working out with weights in grey top and a smile. Healthy living
Healthy Living with a smile

Make Healthy Eating a Social Event

Going out for dinner or grabbing drinks with friends doesn’t have to mean unhealthy eating habits.

Look for restaurants that serve fresh ingredients and healthy options like salads and lean proteins.

Or, try cooking meals at home with friends and family – everyone can contribute their favourite recipes for a delicious meal!

Workout from Home

You don’t always have to go to the gym to work out.

There are plenty of exercises and workouts you can do from home, such as stretching, jumping jacks, squats, planks etc. You can also take advantage of a treadmill.

With a few pieces of equipment, you can have a great workout right in your own home.

get fit in style with steamed plantain and vegetables

Get Creative when Cooking

Cooking at home doesn’t have to be boring. Get creative with your meals by creating healthy recipes that are both delicious and nutritious.

Experiment with different spices, herbs, and flavours to make dishes that are exciting and flavorful yet still good for you! You can make homemade chile verde to keep you healthy while still tantalizing your taste buds.

Healthy Snacks

Snacking is a great way to stay energized throughout the day, but it’s important to choose healthy snacks. Instead of going for chips or cookies, try snacking on fruits and vegetables like apples, carrots, celery sticks, or grapefruit slices.

These are all low in calories and packed with vitamins and minerals that will give you a boost of energy.

Group exercise can help you get fit in style

Make Exercise a Group Activity

Having a workout buddy can make exercising much more enjoyable. Invite your friends and family to join you on walks, hikes, bike rides, or other activities.

That way, you can stay motivated and have fun while getting fit.

Give Yourself Rewards

It’s important to reward yourself for sticking to your healthy living plan. Treat yourself to a massage, a mani-pedi, or even just an extra hour of sleep.

This will help you stay motivated and on track to achieving your fitness goals!

With a little creativity and effort, you can stay fit while still enjoying life.

Don’t be afraid to experiment and find activities that make exercising fun. And don’t forget to take a break every now and then – it’s important for your physical and mental health!

With these tips in mind, you’ll be well on your way to having both a healthy body and happy life.

More Reading

Share this blog article

On this page

Let us know what you think

Want to know how your comment data is processed? Learn more

Access over 600 resources & our monthly newsletter.

Askawayhealth 2023 grant recipient from European Union Development Fund

Askawayhealth, 2023 Award Recipient

Our educational content meets the standards set by the NHS in their Standard for Creating Health Content guidance.

Askawayhealth aims to deliver reliable and evidence based women's health, family health and sexual health information in a way that is easily relatable and easy for everyone to access.

Askawayhealth symptom Checker tool image

Utilize our complimentary symptom checker tool to gain more information about any uncertain symptoms you might have.