Get out and play“If you look at your dogs, they want to be let out all of the time,” Dr. Raizman says. “They want to run, they want to use their legs and build their muscles, build their endurance and get all of that energy out.”
How to Kick-Start Your Fitness Routine
Learn portion controlYou’re typically serving the same amount of food to your dog every day. You should do the same for yourself. A routine will help you avoid overindulgence.
4 Tips to Proper Portion Control
Sleep like a dogPay attention to how much sleep your dog gets; you should make sleep a priority too.
5 Ways Exercise Affects Sleep
Be forgivingStudies show people who forgive are less angry and less stressed.
7 Ways Stress Strikes Your Body
Show your appreciationShow gratitude and appreciation for the people you love. “You know when you come home your dog is wagging their tail, they’re happy to see you, and they don’t hold it in,” Dr. Raizman says. “They just let all of their emotions show.”
A Happy Mind Makes a Healthy Heart