Healthy Habits for Men to Start Today

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Healthy Habits for Men to Start Today

June is National Men's Health Month and the start of the summer - the perfect time to start feeling better physically and mentally.

With these healthy habits for men, improving your overall health is easier than ever.

5 Daily Healthy Habits to Add to Your Routine

Maintaining men's health is more than physical aspects, it includes mental health as well. Use these five daily health tips to get back on track in no time.

  1. Eat healthy

  2. Get moving

  3. Quit tobacco

  4. Make prevention a priority

  5. Set an example

  1. Eat Healthy

Add more fruits and vegetables into your diet and limit foods that are high in calories, sugar, salt, and fat.

  1. Get Moving

Make a goal to reach 2 ½ hours of physical activity per week. Participating in activities you enjoy will help keep you motivated.

  1. Quit Tobacco

Tobacco smoking is the #1 preventable cause of death in the U.S. and the primary cause of COPD and lung cancer.

  1. Make Prevention a Priority

Schedule yearly checkups and regular health screenings with your doctor or local health department.

  1. Set an Example

Consistently follow these healthy habits and be a role model for those who may be looking up to you.

How Can a Man Improve His Health?

In short, take action now.

While aging is inevitable, the sooner you start working on your overall health, the better your life will be. Start making small changes one day at a time. Try avoiding drastic changes that aren't realistic for the long term.

Ready to Begin a Healthy Lifestyle Routine?

At Summit Medical Group, we are happy to help start a variety of health services for boys and men including health screenings, treatment and preventative care, tobacco cessation programs, diabetes prevention, immunizations, and more.

To get started, call us at (800) 289-9545 or visit

Editor's Note: This post was originally published on June 10, 2021 and was updated on June 7, 2023.