Often when we think about a weight loss plan, or simply wanting to live a healthier lifestyle, we get caught up in very restrictive rules and a long list of do’s and don’ts. If that sounds overwhelming, why not try just a few simple changes at first? It’s easier to add a few new habits and gradually hone them, than to expect sudden and serious changes to take hold overnight.
Many of us are stuck at home right now, and we’re all starting to feel a bit bored. In particular, it can be easy to fall into a rut with your workout routine. Your options are limited, so exercise can become less than thrilling at this time. But because you’re still dedicated to your weight loss plan, you want to keep going. Use these five tips to motivate yourself when boredom strikes.
You’ve been faithfully prepping your meals each night for a few weeks or months, and you’ve enjoyed some success with your weight loss plan. But lately, you’re getting tired of the same old routine and the same old foods. Try these five ways to break out of your meal prep rut, and start enjoying homemade meals and snacks again.
If you want to fight inflammation, ward off chronic disease, and potentially drop a few pounds, you know that implementing a weight loss plan can feel overwhelming. So you might be happy to know that there are small changes, that you can implement right now, that will kick start your plans to get healthier. Then, if you want to pursue a doctor prescribed weight loss plan, we can meet up and discuss your needs.
For any number of reasons, you might prefer walking on a treadmill to walking outdoors. You can certainly get a good workout on a treadmill, and make the same amount of progress toward your weight loss plan that you’d otherwise make… But walking isn’t just walking! Some people who use treadmills are prone to making these mistakes.
Dry January is trending, probably for several very different reasons. Many people want to lower their alcohol consumption, for health reasons or simply to establish better habits. Others are worried that their holiday drinking became a bit too much of a daily habit. And still others know that eliminating alcohol will support their weight loss plan.
With New Year’s Day approaching, you might be considering some resolutions to change your lifestyle. Many of us tend to set grand goals at this time of year, but then by February or March we’ve given up. Why does this happen? And how can you set goals that you’ll actually want to stick with throughout 2020?
We all know that lowering caloric intake, and burning energy through exercise, is the key to any weight loss plan. But of course, knowing something and being able to accomplish it are two very different things! It’s not always easy to cut calories that low, and we face multiple challenges such as cravings and longtime habits that are hard to break.