It can be hard to focus on wellness when your life is so busy. It’s even more challenging when juggling your career with family life.
The key to staying healthy and fit is to do the small things. You won’t feel like it’s doing much… but gradually, positive change will come.
Priority 1: Establish your fitness routine.
You don’t have to be as strict with your schedule as you would be if you were working out at the gym. But you should make sure you get some time each day to be active.
Walk around, take a little jog… play with your kids, engage in physical labor… and do something active that you enjoy.
Priority 2: Rethink the way you eat.
If you’re not up on the latest nutrition advice, it’s time to get educated. Example: low-fat was once all the rage, but now we have a better understanding of how nutrition works. What can you learn by reading a few articles?
The simplest and most straightforward advice for eating right comes from the CDC.
Fill your plate ¾ with fresh colorful veggies. The other half of the plate should divide up a portion of lean protein, and a starch. Healthy fats like oils from nuts and seeds, should be included in moderation.
Visit the CDC website for more information.
Priority 3: Plan and organize.
Things like shopping for healthy foods, keeping storage containers to take nutritious snack and meals on the go… having clean workout clothes, white socks and a good pair of sneakers, will keep you on track with your weight loss goals.
Being healthy and living an active, fitness-focused lifestyle does take some planning. At first, you’ll have to make adjustments… like remembering to wash your gym pants. But eventually, the positive actions you take on behalf of your health will become automatic.
Priority 4: Seek support from like-minded individuals.
Join a group online where you can swap healthy recipes, share health and weight loss goals, and keep each other accountable. Getting inspiration from other people goes a long way to help you stay motivated with health and fitness.
A lot of people struggle to stay on track with health goals when they’re busy. We hope these tips will empower you to take control of your health and have the life that you want.
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