The very word fat carries its own stigma, making many of us cringe at the thought of being considered fat or even indulging in fattening foods. But as we all know, fat is an essential part of any diet and not all fat is created equal. There are good fats, such as those derived from ..
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You don’t need a gym membership to get in shape and stay fit. There is nothing wrong with going to the gym, of course, it’s a great place to workout with lots of options to help you build muscle and improve your cardiovascular system. But, let’s face it—the gym can be quite boring. Remember when ..
Recognizing where you are and planning where you want to be are the first steps to lasting motivation. Step by step, you can develop healthy habits that will inspire and motivate you for success. That success can be centered on your health, career, finances, relationships or weight loss. The secret to lasting motivation ..
Self-love is a good love and nothing you should feel guilty about. Be thankful for your life and everything that you are. You are enough, just the way you are. Remind yourself of that everyday by keeping a fitness journal—it is like writing love letters to your soul. If you write ..
When you take control of your life, you free yourself from inner conflicts, weight problems, and many health problems. You must be willing to accept responsibility for your life in order to gain confidence. In everything you do, you must take ownership of the choices that you make. But ..
It’s Not Just a Diet and an Exercise Program – It’s A Lifestyle
Oftentimes women will ask me the question…
“What is the best diet plan or exercise program for women to use in order to lose weight?” I hesitate when presented with this challenge because no two people are alike. What works for one woman may or may not work for everyone. The truth is, a temporary diet plan may work temporarily. Just like crash diets, a method of eating that requires you to cut back on calories for a short time will produce results the same way… for a short time.
The same is true when it comes to exercise. Going for a two-mile hike one day and not exercising again for the following three weeks, does not constitute an active exercise program. In order for exercise programs to work for your body, you must be an active participant. Like a healthy diet—exercise must become part of your life.
Ladies, once you begin thinking of it this way, you will assure your success because your diet, and exercise program will become a natural part of who you are rather than just something that you are doing.
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