Losing weight should never feel like an impossible task. It can be done by anyone with no exceptions. Hard work, motivation, and the correct mind-set can be all you need. Here are a few tips I always drill into my weight loss clients heads that never seem to fail.
- Log your food. You will be
immediately surprised how much, or little, you eat on a daily basis. Count your calories, protein, fat, and carbohydrate intake. Also, write down what time of day you ate that given food item. Stay within your caloric needs (http://www.aspirefitnessandhealth.com/nutrition-101-part-1-the-basics/ ). Eating too little can be just a bad as eating too much. Think of your body as a car that you want the gas to be on empty each night. Fill it up in the morning, as needed throughout the day, and go to bed hungry.
- Exercise regularly and
vigorously.When humans were evolving we weren’t sitting around a camp fire all day. We were out hunting, building, and refining the extraordinary physiology the body demonstrates today. Get off the sofa and do something active each and every day.
- Make it a lifestyle. Living
a healthy life is not temporary. It doesn’t come during beach season or after New Year’s. It is and has to be your new life. Health isn’ t just about looking good. It’ s about trying your best to avoid illness, prevent disease, and live life to the fullest. You only live once, might a well enjoy it with health, movement, and vitality, not sitting on the couch and eating fast food.
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By Sean Spire – a fitness professional, specializing in athletic development, weight loss, post-rehabilitation, and the geriatric population. With a degree in Exercise Science from Florida State University where he was a scholarship athlete in swimming, he currently resides in South Florida where he pursues his passion – helping people live life the way it is meant to be lived. More articles and tips can be found on Sean’s blog – http://www.aspirefitnessandhealth.com/
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