How many times have you found yourself driving home from work with no idea what to make for dinner? So instead you order take-out or stop at the nearest fast-food place..What you put into your body is so important to your health- mentally, physically, and emotionally. It is extremely essential to eat nutrient dense foods- so stopping at these quick and easy restaurants are not going to help your waistline or your mind.
As a personal trainer, my clients share their struggles with me. Whether it is eating habits, confidence, or lack of motivation, my job is to encourage. I often share my own struggles too. I think that makes me more "human". I am definately not the perfect health and fitness specimen. One of my struggles is with sugar.
Did you make New Year’s resolutions that included eating more healthily and getting more fit, but now you are not quite sure how to start? Break down your large, nonspecific goals into “SMART” goals, that is, ones that are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timely. To work toward eating more healthily, you could, for example, have a SMART goal to eat at least 5 fruits or vegetables per day, every day for the next week. To work toward getting fit, you could, for example, have a SMART goal of being active for 30 minutes, 5 days per week for the
If your New Years resolution is goal oriented. How will you attain that goal? My advice is to set your end goal and 'back into it'. For example if your goal is to lose 20 lbs by November 15, 2012 then you would create a plan to lose a certain number of pounds per week which would roll into your per month goal and then BAM- achieving the smaller goals was pivitol in achieving the November 15, 2012 goal you had set for yourself.
Happy New Year all! I always love the "possibility" the start of a new year brings! So dream big and live the life you want now. You've got nothing to lose! I've only got 5 weeks of P90X left and my first functional fitness 5K planned for next weekend. I see big things happening! I can't wait! Dream your dreams!
When the clock strikes twelve on December 31st, people all over the world cheer and wish each other a very Happy New Year. For some, this event is no more than a change of a calendar. For others, the New Year symbolizes the beginning of a better tomorrow. So, if you look forward to a good year ahead, spread happiness with these wonderful New Year wishes. Irish toast
In the New Year, may your right hand always be stretched out in friendship, never in want.