FitFam tips to survive the Nigerian economy

The Nigerian economy has fever and no one seems to have the cure ready.

First the Naira value took a dive into muddy waters and caught a cold, then the fuel prices skyrocketed, followed by tomatoes, let’s not even talk about the price of rice.

However, we don’t want you to stop flexxing and that’s why we’re giving you these pocket-friendly tips to stay fit.

Trekking / jogging: You know all those 50 naira bike places, now will be a good idea to take a walk or just jog over there, it’ll save you 100 x 2 (because the price of everything is doubled), burn some calories and give your heart some T.L.C!

Vegetables: Tomatoes are now commensurate to 2 tons of gold, therefore there’s no better time to appreciate our local soups and vegetables than now. The cost of 4 pieces of tomatoes will cover a well “obstacled” Efo Riro or Oha soup. Vegetables are very good for the body; they reduce the risk of chronic diseases, high blood pressure, help with weight loss and generally make you healthier.

Water: Water is cheap and very healthy.  Go on a water-only drink therapy for a month and see the transformation. Watch your skin glow.

Fruits: If you like nibbling on stuff in between meals, fruits are just perfect. Fruits are a good source of vitamins and minerals, they also help prevent vitamin C and vitamin A deficiencies. Fruits are also good for the treatment of acne and aids general well being.

Me-Time: Your mental well-being is just as important as your physical well-being. The hiked fares for commuting are definitely a good reason to cut down unnecessary hangouts, it gives you plenty of time to read and improve yourself mentally. Read to keep your brain active and engaged, it also stimulates your mind and increases your knowledge. So, instead of spending money hopping from club to club, why not grab a book?
What other tips do you have to share with us?

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