This week try to challenge yourself to get in 10000 steps per day. Doing this will help you burn more calories to lose weight and continue to improve your health. If 10000 steps seem overwhelming at first, start with 5000 and add an extra 1000 everyday until you reach the 10000. Once 10000 is no longer a challenge for you, you can increase the number of steps.
I am working with a client who has a struggle always wanting to bake cookies. Once she makes them she tells me she ends up eating a lot of them herself and afterwards she feels horrible! We sat down to find a solution to help her overcome the desire to bake and eat cookies all the time. We came up with a solution to allow her to still bake, but rather than eating most of them and feeling horrible afterwards, we decided she will give most of them to her neighbors and family.
I came across this little story about why goals are important. You need to know exactly how you want to achieve your goal in order to successfully complete the goal. Check out the story below that I got from http://great-motivational-stories.blogspot.com/On the best sunny day, the most powerful magnifying glass will not light paper if you keep moving the glass. But if you focus and hold it, the paper will light up. That is the power of concentration.
I had someone post this video on my facebook page and had to share it with everyone. Hopefully no matter what is happening in your life, you can continue to do your best and still achieve great things.Here is the link to the video:
Eating healthy and moving more can help prevent heart disease, but that is not everything that you need to be doing in order to keep your heart strong. Check out this link and see if you have a habit of doing some of these unhealthy heart habits.http://health.yahoo.net/experts/dayinhealth/worst-habits-your-heart
Exercising allows your body to burn more calories. This can also be achieved by simply moving more through your daily activities . You do not necessarily need to jump on a treadmill and run for an hour, 7 days a week. You simply need to move more and watch what you eat. If your calorie allotment is 1500, you need to make sure you are burning more than 1500 calories to achieve your weight lose goal.
Only because they don't know the difference between good and bad carbs. Carbs overall are not as important, from an energy supply standpoint, for the average adult as they are for athletes or active exercisers. From a health standpoint, carbs such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains are very important and should make up 40-60% of the diet depending...
Make it fun! Find something that you find enjoyable and do it. Exercising and getting healthy doesn't need to be boring. I personally do not like to run just to run. In order for running to be fun for me, I need a ball involved. So that is why I incorporate soccer, basketball, volleyball, etc. into my running program.
Yes, doing too much cardio to soon can cause you to injure yourself and overtrain. If you injure yourself and overtrain, this can prevent you from reaching your goal. You need to determine your goal and then plan accordingly. If you are unsure how much cardio you need to perform based on your fitness level, consult a fitness professional so they can do a cardio assessment to determine where your fitness level is at. Once they get this information, they can create a cardio program that is safe and progressive so you can reach your goal in a safe manner.
Thyroid problems such as hypothyroidism can cause you to be tired a lot, which means you will be less active and burn less calories throughout the day. So once you have been cleared by a physician, seek out a fitness professional that is familiar with your condition that can create a program that works best for you.