Fuel For The Road
When you decide to increase the daily physical activity in your life, you'll find that food doesn't just stave off hunger. It fuels your body for fitness. Forget the fad diets. Maintaining a healthy, balanced diet will give you the energy to continue your daily walks, complete your strengthening exercises, enjoy those occasional hikes, and perform any other activity you choose.
Keeping your body properly hydrated is especially important for any active body. The old adage of 8 glasses a day isn't always true anymore. Find out more about drinking water in this section. But when you take those long walks, don't forget to bring food with you as well. Even during exercise, your muscles and your mind need the nourishment. Host Mark Fenton also offers his advice for the best food to bring on a hike.