If you are ready to make huge leaps in losing weight and getting in the best shape of your life, then you must start keeping a fitness journal. It is the best way to keep an accurate account of everything you eat and drink and track your exercise and heart-healthy activities. The day you start keeping a fitness journal is the first day on your way to success. Take the Journal Challenge for 30 days and decide for yourself if what you are doing is working for you.
There’s something powerful about challenging yourself by practicing goal setting. When you follow up that challenge with the accountability of a journal you further your chance for success. As a matter of fact, it has been proven time and again, that people who keep a journal of everything they eat and drink and all of their daily activities have a far greater chance of losing weight than those who do not.
Keeping a journal is not for the faint of heart. It’s for women who aren’t afraid of honesty and hard work. Journaling is best left to those who believe in being accountable, journaling is for women who really want to make a difference.
Journaling is a tool that will bring you closer to your goals. While all forms of journaling are good for the soul, a fitness journal keeps you in check with your physical health. Everything you eat and drink has an impact on your health. Food nourishes the body and the soul. It helps us to stay focused and keeps us from becoming irritable. I know when I am really hungry; I can’t concentrate fully until I eat. But eating on the run can mean trouble for the waistline, that’s why it is important to plan ahead. The best way to plan your meals ahead is by keeping a fitness journal.
Find a convenient place to keep your journal close by so you don’t forget to write down everything you eat and drink. Try not to wait too long to record each meal. It’s easy to forget if you wait until the next meal and try to remember what you ate at the previous one. Be sure to measure or weigh your portions and record exactly how much you eat. The benefit of the journal is to have an accurate account of your food and beverage intake.
Take the journal challenge, keep an account for at least 30 days and see if you can tell a difference. Be honest, stay focused and keep writing your way to a healthier you.