Be active

Be active for at least 2 1/2 hours a week. Include activities that raise your breathing and heart rates and that strengthen your muscles.

From: cdc.gov

Heat stress is cumulative

You’re more likely to suffer from heat-related problems if you exercised in hot weather yesterday, even if today is relatively mild.

From: mensfitness.com

Reps

To stimulate muscle growth, you need to perform your repetitions at the right speed. As a rule, make the exertion phase of each rep take one second, then pause at the peak of the contraction for one second.

From: mensfitness.co.uk

Yoga

Try taking a yoga class to help you improve your posture and body alignment.

From: pilates.co.uk

Replenish your carbohydrates and electrolytes

Plain water is fine for shorter workouts, but if you’ll be exercising for longer than an hour, bring a sports drink or two to replenish your carbohydrates and electrolytes.

From: mensfitness.com

Timing workouts

You should space your workouts out by at least 24 hours to give your muscles enough time to recover and rebuild.

From: mensciencemagazine.com

Work those abdominals

Work your invisible abdominal muscles. Pull your belly button toward your spine and hold for 10 seconds while breathing normally. Repeat five times.

From: menshealth.com

Improve sex drive

The thrill really is in the chase. Running 3.5 hours per week boosts sex drive by 75%.

From: menshealth.co.uk

Exercise and sleep

Studies show that those who work out sleep better than those who don’t. Intense exercise tires you out ensuring a good night’s sleep. However, make sure there’s a gap of at least 3 to 4 hours between your exercise routine and bedtime.

From: newsmax.com

Yoga and your daily fitness routine

Practicing yoga or tai chi to help improve balance and flexibility. Make it a point to incorporate gentle stretching into your daily fitness routine, which can help maintain a full range of motion.

From: drweilblog.com

All in one

Stop lugging around a shampoo, face wash, and body wash in your gym bag. Simply throw an all-in-one product in your bag or keep one in your locker, and you’re golden.

From: mensfitness.com

Exercise to reduce muscle strain

Regular flexibility exercises can also help reduce muscle strain and soreness such as what the muscles go through when they are suddenly being put into considerable physical activity.

From: a-to-z-wellness.com

Getting off the couch

If you find yourself getting sleepy way before your bedtime, get off the couch and do something mildly stimulating to avoid falling asleep.

From: helpguide.org

Good posture tip

Tilt Up Your Rearview Mirror just far enough to force yourself into an upright sitting position to see behind you, which is good for your posture and your aching back.

From: menshealth.com