Quit Smoking and Be Healthier
So, you’re thinking about quitting smoking. Do you think you would be healthier by at least 50 percent 12 months after quitting? Would you be in a better fitness level?
Healthy Changes When You Stop Smoking
Some people who smoke do not consider going to the gym to do some exercises. They rationalize that exercise won’t benefit them because they smoke anyway. But once they quit smoking, one of the things they might find themselves doing is a favorite sports hobby like walking, running or surfing. It helps to ease their tension and divert their attention to something else other than the urge to smoke again
Another great thing that happens to people after quitting smoking is they are able to breathe better and taste better. So, now they are able to make better and healthier dietary choices.
With better lifestyle choices such as proper diet and regular exercise, it is not surprising to see that the related health problems will slowly get better and disappear later on.
Smoking creates a big impact on your health and well-being. Many of your body’s systems are affected because the toxins from cigarettes can hurt your 34 trillion cells. But as you quit smoking, you will feel better and better as time passes. After one year, who knows when you’re already in a much better state of health.
Have you seen some of the aging rock stars who have lived healthier lives after quitting smoking? Turning a new leaf resulted in the amazing health recovery in their human body.
Being Healthy Starts With a Decision
So, if you’re on the fence of deciding to stop smoking, just imagine your life 365 days from now. Can you see how great it feels to finally be able to breathe easily and deeply? Can you see how exercising regularly has helped you feel stronger and more energized? Those are just some of the benefits you enjoy after being a non-smoker for one year.
You can also eat better now. You can enjoy eating vegetables, salads and lean meat because you actually get your taste buds back. The lack of ability to taste is actually a symptom resulting from smoking, which is finally gone.
You might actually not be able to recognize your body after one year. It would be like you turned back time and regained your younger and healthier physical self.
In addition, you probably have been able to save enough money when you quit smoking. You could spend your savings on a holiday vacation and relax.
If you will not make the decision to quit smoking, all these things will only remain as a dream. But if you want it so bad, then make a decision right now to take the step to change.
Follow that small voice inside you telling you to live a healthier life. It’s not yet too late. Every little thing you do to stop smoking can go a long way. You can succeed and be healthier a year or two from now if you choose to.
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