How To Keep Fit In This Winter

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Maintain a healthy lifestyle to avoid the blues of winter and minimize the risk of infections, it is possible! Our advices.

Maintain a healthy lifestyle to avoid the blues of winter and minimize the risk of infections, it is possible! Our advices.

Antivirus tips:

To avoid any microbe, simply adopt a few simple antivirus gestures such as ventilating your home daily (even a quarter of an hour before bedtime), wash your hands more often, disinfect everyday objects (phone, glasses …), dress warmly . You must also be careful not to overheat your home. Do not set the temperature too low or too high, preferably between 18 and 20 ° C.

Also remember to humidify the air in the room. Too dry air promotes lung irritation, sore throat and migraines. For this, simple solutions exist: a humidifier or a bowl of water placed near the radiator.

A good diet and sport:

To avoid slouching, a full breakfast in the morning is essential, as well as a “real” hot meal at noon to help the body fight against the cold. Stock up on foods full of magnesium and vitamins while focusing on fresh, seasonal produce. Rich in antioxidants, aromatic herbs are not to neglect. If necessary, the treatment of magnesium capsules is also a good solution.

Play sports. Difficult to motivate yourself to run when it is – 5 ° C, but it is worthwhile to go to great lengths to stay in shape. Indeed, maintaining a sport activity during the cold season helps maintain weight, shape, and helps strengthen the immune system . Swimming pool, gym, group lessons or solo jogging, opt for an activity that you can follow regularly. Maintaining exercise also helps to let off steam and eliminate the stress accumulated during the day. After a workout, physical fatigue, often called “good fatigue,” sets in. It helps to sleep better at night.

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Take care of yourself and sleep:.

In summer, one tends to neglect his body between the aperitifs in terraces, the evenings which extend late at night and the life in staggered schedules. Winter is the perfect time to get back on track by taking care of your body. Tips and tricks are not lacking: revitalize the skin with a weekly scrub and daily hydration, adopt a new haircut, treat yourself to a shopping session, a massage, a sauna or a steam room. In short, have fun and get some fresh air. Winter will go faster than expected!

In winter too, fatigue can easily override motivation. It is therefore important to listen to your body, without succumbing to an excess of fat mornings. It is recommended to go to bed a little earlier than usual, after a light meal (to promote digestion). In the morning, put your alarm clock 15 minutes early so you have time to wake up gently. Why not draw a little curtains to get up with the day? In the short term, fatigue fades and vitality returns.

Most muscle tension and pain is due to a lack of rest and an inability to relax. It is useful to arrange breaks in the day to “blow” a little.


12 anti-fatigue allies:

Diet is one of the keys to keeping fit in winter. Here are some foods to boost your body.

The dried fruit

Widely acclaimed by athletes, they are very energy-rich and a valuable source of trace elements and minerals.

The fruits

To fill up with vitamin C, the deficiency often causes fatigue. Bet on citrus fruits (oranges, grapefruits, clementines, lemon juice) and kiwis.

Green leafy vegetables

Inadequate intakes of folic acid may cause some form of anemia. So we throw ourselves on spinach, chicory but also broccoli or Brussels sprouts, particularly rich in folic acid.

Oily fish

During the winter, we lack sun and therefore vitamin D. To avoid deficiencies (which cause fatigue and depression), we invite to table, salmon, mackerel, sardine or herring and for the bravest cod liver. In general, oily fish, which are also a good source of omega 3, remain to be favored.

The black pudding

To avoid a drop in diet, iron-rich foods are favored, with black pudding at the top of the list, as well as lentils and beets. All accomodated with parsley and coriander which also contain a lot of iron.


Beyond a drop in shape, recurrent cramps are a sign of magnesium deficiency. To refuel, think of seafood, which contains significant amounts.

Whole grains

The slow sugars found in cereals are an important source of energy. Choose whole pasta, complete flour, richer in vitamins, minerals and more digestible.


Like seafood, cocoa is a significant source of magnesium. We knew the chocolate good for the health of the arteries, we now know also its anti-fatigue properties. To avoid glucose-related cravings, choose black and as rich in cocoa as possible.

Wheat germ

Also particularly rich in nutrients, including B vitamins and magnesium, wheat germ is a good ally sluggish. Also a source of zinc and phosphorus, it is an undeniable health food.

Mineral water

To fill up with minerals and trace elements, it is better to choose a water adapted to your needs. We prefer the waters rich in magnesium and sulphates, to find fishing.

Green tea

The combination of theine and vitamin C can effectively fight against seasonal fatigue.


Ginseng root with pills and leawes. Isolated.

An invigorating plant, ginseng acts as an anti-inflammatory and strengthens the immune system. It is also a stimulant of the nervous system. It would improve the intellectual and physical abilities of people who are stressed, tired or convalescent.

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