Lifestyle Hacks For Getting Fit And Healthy.
By now everyone knows that the best way to have a long and happy life is eating healthy, taking less alcohol, eliminate the cigarettes and regular exercise. But staying motivated and sticking to a healthy regime and a fitness schedule is not easy.
For you to achieve your desired weight and improve your fitness, try and recruit the entire family into the plans. With the whole family on board, you can easily motivate each other.
Maintain a regular time of meal. It is better to have an early meal time. Have lunch between 12.30 and 1.00pm, and dinner between 6 and 6.30 pm. Try to have you lunch between 12.30 and 1.00 pm and have dinner 6 to 6.30 pm. Meal times should be as follows, lunch between 12.30 and 1.00 pm, while dinner between 6 pm to 6.30 pm. Studies have shown that eating late often leads to the growth of a fat known as triglyceride in the blood. The unused calories are converted to triglyceride which will increase risk of stroke and heart attack. While eating early makes you burn off these calories.
Make it compulsory for every member of the family to be present for every meal. This will enable you to talk about your days. This also helps in slow eating. By sitting down and relaxing during a meal, you will be aware of the foods you put in your mouth. The body will also have time to digest and notify the brain when you have had enough.
Do not serve a large portion of food on your plate. Having the right portion is good. Use a small plate to serve when you feel you are short changed at meal times. The volume of the food will have reduced although visually it will appear the same. That will enable you not to feel deprived.
You need to have a good attitude and mindset about food and fitness in order to succeed. Use various methods to assist you along the way as you use mind trick with the small serving plate or play with your perception of the serving you get.
You must understand and accept that while you can eat what you want, whenever you want, you also have the option of being fit and healthier and stay disciplined. You need to understand the even the smallest snack makes a difference. You might be having cake crumbs with very little calories, but the fact remains you are feeding the habit.
Sticking to a basic fitness regime and remaining motivated is easier said than done. It is hard to schedule a fitness regime in this busy life. Family and work commitments are the top most priorities. Put in writing what you intend to achieve from the work out, the benefits of exercising and how you feel every day. Set achievable goals to stay motivated.