Do you make a New Year’s Resolution which has a focus on good health and fitness?To achieve success in your resolution keep these 3 things in mind.1) Choose a realistic goal.2) Create a plan/outline .3) Have someone hold you accountable or partner up in your efforts. A goal without a plan is just a wish- by following these 3 suggestions you will be on your way to being successful in your efforts!
Several things to address. First off, all quiet on the western front? Yes, I live in the western suburbs of Chicago and we are in a time of battle because life is short and love abounds. Secondly, Day 5 number two? Yes, since the original 10-day challenge start, I have done a restart in order to accompany a few clients in our 3D December challenge. Basically, four 7-day challenges. For challenge number one, I decided to write down everything I eat and drink and at what time. Many lessons have been learned already.
Holidays and special occasions are often difficult times to keep with your 'healthy eating' regime. The same goes for fitness professionals, which is the reason this topic came to mind. Recently some friends and I met for lunch. When the waiter asked for my order I felt all eyes on me. It was as though the world had stopped...
My trip to the grocery store can be quite an adventure. I'm not just shopping for food. I'm peeking into other shopping carts, cleaning them out and making healthier food substituitions. Having healthy food options readily available at home makse Eating Clean that much easier. Before I head to the check out I make sure I have the following foods in my cart:· Fresh/frozen vegetables
These 4 recipes will get you started toward healthier holidays!Remember, portion control is your #1 line of defense Pumpkin Muffins¾ cup whole wheat flour¾ cup oat bran cereal (found over on top of the oatmeal and is super cheap)½ teaspoon baking soda1-2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice (to your taste)½ cup natural sugar (sugar in the raw works)
As we wind up this past year (check your calendar, it’s almost over), we can take a look back at what we set out to do.Did you know that in 2012 over 60% of Americans made the resolution to loose weight? Over 30% said they were going to exercise more. Another statistic is that about 35% of these resolutions were broken by January 7th! Why to we struggle so much with these goals? Well, there actually are answers…There are 5 stages to making a lifestyle change:
For the last 4 weeks I have had the opportunity to run another Urban Boot Camp. Urban Boot Camp (UBC) is held outdoors from 0430-0530, Monday thru Friday. We are outside unless rain or lightning becomes a safety issue. Programming is such that all fitness levels will be satisfied with the intensity.