Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Another Summer Diet That Won’t Last? Try Something Different Instead

It’s official, diets suck! But, as soon as the weather warms up or we step on the scales for the first time in a long time, we can often force ourselves into following unhealthy diets that just won’t last. Again! If you’re just as fed up with doing this as the rest of the world is, then stop. Try something different instead. Although you may be looking for a quick fix - it just won’t work. But, if you focus on staying healthy, work towards a living a healthier lifestyle and not trying every new fad that's thrown your way, you will finally notice a difference in how you look and feel.

Enjoy A Colorful Plate

Let’s talk food. Because food is yummy and we all like to pig out every once in a while. But, when you start to realize that you pigging out is becoming a regular thing and that you’re feeling rubbish, you’re going to need to make a change. Instead of dieting and restricting yourself like you normally would, change the kinds of foods that you’re eating instead. Fill your plates with colorful fruits and vegetables and enjoy different meats and fish. You’ll soon feel better inside and out.

Find A Combo That Works For You

We all know that we should be exercising in life to stay healthy. But, for one reason or another, you can just find it super difficult to fit into your schedule. So, instead of setting yourself unrealistic expectations or starting workouts that you just won’t stick to, try a great nutrition and fitness combination instead. You can get a diet plan and workout tips from lots of different programs, like this venus factor review by defendyourhealthcare.us, that can help you to stay on track and find it easy.

Make Sure You Move

Once you’ve gotten into the rhythm of eating a balanced diet and working out, you might feel like you’re getting on track. But, to enjoy a healthier lifestyle, you might find it beneficial to be on the look out for extra ways to burn calories too. Whether you choose to walk more instead of drive, join a fun sports club with your friends, or even head out on hikes with your family, anything you can do to burn extra calories will make you feel like you’ve got this balanced lifestyle thing down.

But Enjoy Yourself Too

Above all else, you need to make sure that you’re enjoying your healthy journey. As soon as you realize that restrictive diets don’t work, the sooner you’ll start to feel better about yourself, your body and your health. And when you’re happy, it can contribute to your health. Because a good emotional and mental outlook can boost your physical health too.

And Monitor Your Progress The Right Way

Stepping on those scales is often a bad way to judge how well you’re doing. Muscle weighs more than fat, water weight can fluctuate, and your body shape can show you more than scales can. So, instead take pictures to measure your progress, think about how your clothes fit and how you feel about yourself. These options are much better monitoring methods to follow.

On a personal note, here's my walking story for National Walking Day a couple of years ago with an update.

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