8 daily habits that will help you tone your muscles


The search for a toned body It is a journey that combines discipline, knowledge and the adoption of healthy habits. In addition to specific exercises, there are daily practices that can accelerate and enhance results.

Lifestyle habits that help:

  1. Vitamin C intake: Essential for the formation of collagen, vitamin C is an ally in maintaining the skin’s elasticity and firmness, contributing to a toned appearance.
  2. Adequate hydration: Drinking enough water is vital not only for general health, but also for keeping your skin hydrated and your muscles well nourished, promoting muscle recovery and growth.
  3. Avoid crazy diets: Choosing a balanced diet is more beneficial than following restrictive diets that promise quick and unhealthy results.
  4. Cold water showers: In addition to being invigorating, they can help with skin firmness and muscle definition.

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Eating and exercise habits

  1. Bodybuilding or Calisthenics: Regularly practicing bodybuilding or exercises that use body weight, such as calisthenics, is essential for causing muscle microdamages which, when regenerated, increase muscle volume.
  2. Functional training: Combines different physical skills and helps prevent injuries, essential for those looking to not only tone up, but also improve performance and safety during exercise.
  3. Adequate rest: Rest is just as important as exercise, as it is during the recovery period that your muscles grow and strengthen.
  4. Proteins and carbohydrates: Adequate protein intake is crucial for muscle rebuilding, while carbohydrates are essential for providing the energy needed during workouts.


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Adopting these habits not only contributes to the desired aesthetics but also promotes healthy aging, prevents injuries and improves quality of life. Hydration and a balanced diet support the body’s optimal functioning, while regular exercise and adequate rest ensure the maintenance of muscle mass and the prevention of chronic diseases.

By integrating these habits into your daily life, you will not only be working towards an aesthetic goal but also promoting lasting well-being. Remember, the key to success is consistency and patience.

Journalist graduated from the Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM), master in Media Communication (UFSM), is also a copywriter and marketing manager. She has had an unwavering passion for words since childhood.

The article is in Portuguese

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