It is studied that men are observed to visit 24 % less as compared to women for doctor’s clinic because there is relatively lack of awareness and understanding of the health issues men faces and men do not openly discuss their health problems and how they are feeling about them also men are reluctant to take action when they don’t feel physically or mentally well.
The top causes of death among adult men in the U.S. are heart disease, stroke, cancer and chronic lower respiratory disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) by improving lifestyle can significantly lower your risk of these common killers.
Eat a healthy diet. Choose vegetables, fruits, whole grains, high-fiber foods and lean sources of protein, such as fish. Limit foods high in saturated fat and sodium.
Maintain a healthy weight. Losing excess pound.
Get moving. Include physical activity in your daily routine.
Limit alcohol. If you choose to drink alcohol, do so only in moderation.
Don’t smoke. If you smoke or use other tobacco products, asks your doctor to help you quit.
Manage stress. . Take steps to reduce stress or learn to deal with stress in healthy ways.
Do the regular exercise and yoga: Regular exercise and yoga helps to maintain fitness.
Yoga for Men:
Yoga or doing a couple of pre-workout poses can increase endurance, build strength, prevents injuries, and may even stave off heart disease. Yoga is a full-body workout that creates both strength and flexibility.
Following yoga postures may be useful for men’s fitness.
Forward Fold: Stretches hamstrings, calves, and hips; strengthens legs and knees.
Downward-Facing Dog: Stretches feet, shoulders, hamstrings, and calves; strengthens arms, legs, and core.
Chair: Stretches shoulders and chest; strengthens thighs, calves, spine, and ankles.
Crescent Lunge: Loosens tight hips by stretching the groin; strengthens arms and legs.
Hero Pose: Stretches knees, ankles and thighs.
Warrior: Stretches shoulders and hips; strengthens upper and lower body.
Bridge: Stretches chest, neck, spine, and hips.
Boat Pose: Strengthens abs, spine, arms and hip flexors.
Half Bow Pose: Stretches Hips, Shoulders, And Thighs; Strengthens Back.
Reclining Big Toe: Stretches hips, thighs, hamstrings, groins, and calves; strengthens the knees