Many people believe that having a healthy diet and exercising regularly are the only way to maintain a healthy lifestyle; yet, there are other factors that people should consider when trying to stay healthy other than focusing on nutrition and exercise. Malcolm Gladwell, the author of “Outliers” discovered that the people of Roseto had better health than the rest of the people in the world because of the relationships they had in town. The relationships they built made them healthier emotionally and mentally because of their sense of togetherness. As for my health, I consider myself to be a healthy person not only because I eat right and exercise regularly, it is also from the fact that I have a great attitude and positive relationships
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Before taking vitamins, I was constantly tired all the time. Without having good relationships with my friends and thankfully, my friends being the way they are, my health would not be as great as it is today. Aside from my friend’s roles in helping me maintain a healthy way of life, my gym membership has helped me stay healthy. I like to go to the gym because at the gym, I can lift weights and chat with others at the gym. I like to try and go to the gym at least twice a week for at least an hour each visit. My routine usually consists of forty-five minutes of weights and fifteen minutes of cardio. I enjoy going to the gym because I get to hang out with my friends and stay healthy at the same time. The results are what I enjoy the most about the gym because when I was first started working out, I looked like I was underweight but now my weight is ideal to my height and I can bench press two times my weight. Sometimes my gym friends and I like to do activities outdoors, such as riding bikes, hiking and running. It is like I get the best of both worlds as most people know this as two birds and one stone because I get to have fun and be healthy at the same time.
While I enjoy doing outdoor activities with my friends, I especially enjoy participating in outdoor activities with my family. I enjoy spending time with my family and by combining outdoor activities and quality time together; I am