Maureen Renfro's Blog: Teenager's Lifestyle today

Friday, July 20, 2012

Teenager's Lifestyle today

Nowadays, teenagers have changed in
comparison with the teens in the past, taking into
account eating habits, an active way of life,
spending free time and clothes. They are a
“technology” generation. For teens in todays’
world mobile phones, internet, music, movies,
television and video games are very important.
Most teenagers prefer watching TV and playing
computer games to reading books. They don’t
like reading because watching TV is easier and
they don’t have to use their own imagination.
Computer games teach but they are also harmful
to health. Teenagers prefer to spend free time in
front of a computer rather than to walk, play
football or go to a swimming pool. Moreover,
games transfer them into the world which doesn’t
exist. It is very exciting for the youth. They meet
with friends in such places as McDonalds. Teens
eat there unhealthy food. They eat too much fast
    Every teenager needs a balanced diet,
appropriate personal hygiene and physical
activities in the fresh air, for example, playing a
ball, going running, swimming, driving on the
bicycle, playing in tennis or walking. This should
be for them more interesting than sitting for hours
in front of a computer or TV because such a
mode of life leads to the improvement of mood,
health and physical shape.. Young people
choose less healthy kinds of entertainment than
sport, putting away bicycles in the corner. They
eat too much fast, unhealthy food, which is very
fatty and drink too many sugary drinks. This
leads to obesity. However, nowadays young
people, especially girls, allow themselves to grow
fat, or torture themselves with diets, which leads
to various diseases with physical basis like
anorexia and bulimia. Young people must not
give up food, especially breakfasts because
skipping breakfast is a frequent cause of fainting
which can cause frequent complications and
even leads to death. It is crucial to limit the
amount they eat, but only in a reasonable way, if
at all possible after the consultation with the
dietician. Young people have to remember, that a
healthy lifestyle requires appropriate
nourishment, but they also must not forget about
personal hygiene.
    Personal hygiene plays a very important role
in healthy lifestyle. It should be an indispensable
element in the life of every young man. Its task is
the maintenance and strengthening of health.
Notable part of young people think that taking a
shower once a week, wearing sweaty clothes
and splashing over them with a deodorant is
proper, but it is not. For example, before a young
man goes to bed, he should develop a habit of
not being able to fall asleep without having a
bath first. Everyday toilet will prevent skin
diseases as complexion of every person requires
systematic nurturing: washing in soft water,
abrasion, creaming and protecting before
diseases. Therefore personal hygiene institutes
an important part of healthy lifestyle and it cannot
be skipped, just like physical activity.
Physical activity has a large influence on
young people lifestyle. Physical activity improves
health condition in various ways. It helps the
organism to utilize the calories better, which
helps to maintain a desirable weight. Physical
activity reduces the appetite and helps in the
reduction of the fatty mass of the body. The
beneficial influence of physical activity on health
mood does not raise any doubts any more. The
research reveals that regular training among the
youth( and not only, but also by people at any
age) is an important factor improving the health.
However, too little popularity of psychical
activities among the young people is a huge
problem. It is a frequent and more and more
general problem and causes various diseases
such as: heart failure, lungs deficiency, spine
problems etc.
Here is a list of advantages of physical activity:
• reduces the risk of heart diseases
• protects before the osteoporosis,
• burning the calorie intensifies,
• favours the masses of the body to lowering
and maintenance of the desirable weight,
• leads to the growth of the basic
transformation of the matter,
• reduces the appetite
• helps in the reduction of the fatty mass of the
Thanks to these useful tips, we can easily build
the whole strategy of the healthy lifestyle in order
to effectively fight with overweight and obesity.
To get rid the excess of fat, we can cultivate
different kinds of the sport, depending for age,
sex or interests. However you should remember
about warning of several principles so that our
effort brings desirable results and does not harm
our health.
Another aspect worth mentioning is
communication via the Internet, especially instant
messaging, has become an essential feature of
teens’ social lives. Teenagers say, that this can
be very helpful to communicate, learn and can be
fun. Through the Internet they can download
music and other files and play on-line games, for
example, with their real or virtual friends. What is
more, cellulars are very popular among
teenagers and can be used to do a lot of things:
we can communicate with friends using them,
have a nice time playing games, listen to music
and also watch films. For a lot of young people
mobile phones are indispensable and they simply
cannot imagine life without them.
Teenagers’ clothes in the twenty-first century
have also changed a lot. The clothes they wear
depend on current trends since it is important to
follow fashion. School uniforms aren’t so popular
today like in the past. Girls more often wear
jeans than skirts, boys wear wide sweatshirts
and trousers. The fact is that nowadays teens get
dressed in clothes which are comfortable for
All in all, it can be stated that the lifestyle of
teenagers depends on many factors. It is
connected with the constant development which
is taking place and as a result is different from
the lifestyle of young people in the past. Every
young man should lead a healthy lifestyle
independently of age or interests. This should be
one of the things that you do every single day.
According to many scholars that is the liability of
every man, and everyone should try to take the
advantage of this life the best he or she can.
Young people should be aware of positive
influence of healthy lifestyle on health and mood.
This in effect would give them better results in
studying and what is more important they would
be pleased with good health much longer.