When you eat out, make it a habit to order the smallest portion available.
We are programmed to eat whatever is in front of us, even though we’d feel just as full on less. And since portions have grown in recent years, the smallest size isn’t very small at all.
Falling off the exercise wagon
If you are looking for an excuse to fall off the exercise wagon, the universe will provide one.
Is this you? Have you relapsed into your old unhealthy...
Here’s a quick tip that will save you many unwanted calories…
Never go grocery shopping on an empty stomach. Eat a small, protein-based snack right before you go.
If you go on an empty stomach, you’ll end up with a cart full of bad decisions and regrets.
Also, avoid the chips and candy isle and stick to the outskirts of the store where fresh food such as produce, dairy and meats are displayed.
Nope, it's not true
Certain fitness myths just won’t die.
The Domino Effect
The thought of eating healthy and exercising may feel overwhelming. That's before you experience the domino effect that says when you begin to make a positive change in one area of your life other areas will soon follow.
Regular exercise makes it easier to eat healthy. Just as healthy eating makes you more likely to exercise.
Remember, while nutrition is vitally important for weight loss, true results are achieved through a combination of both nutrition and challenging, progressive exercise.
5 Great Reasons to Exercise
Here you go, 5 more motivating reasons to start a challenging exercise program today:
Exercise makes you feel better about yourself.
Exercise improves your mood.
Exercise reduces the risk of chronic disease.
Exercise eliminates unwanted pounds.
Exercise improves longevity.
Don't confuse "Active" with Fit
When it comes to excuses for not exercising, I’ve heard them all.
Sometimes the excuse is self-inflicted: I don’t have the time.
Other times the excuse is pure procrastination: I’m going to start as soon as tax season ends.
And then there...