Saturday, January 23, 2016
ACCOUNTABILITY, ACCOUNTABILITY, ACCOUNTABILITY
Set exact times that you will be exercising throughout the day, lock these times in your weekly calendar, try and exercise with a friend or friends so you hold each other accountable, rain, hail or shine. However, if working out with a friend is distracting, then either hire a trainer or work out solo. When the alarms sounds at six o'clock, when it's pitch black and cold out, you're a lot more likely to press snooze a few times and stay in your warm bed if you don't have a regular exercise schedule that includes a variety of types of workouts. Always plan your workout plan ahead of times so that you don't waste time wondering what to do when you get there.
2. NEVER GO TO AN EVENT HUNGRY, AVOID TEMPTATION.
Whole foods mainly consisting of vegetables, lean protein sources and healthy fats are where we need to get our calories from, and not from alcohol and sugar.
The key is to use high-fibre vegetables, some fruit and healthy fats from avocado, almonds etc. If you put a few of these healthy food sources into your body before a party, then you will have stronger will power when the potato chips and candy is being passed around. I always pre-plan what I'm going to eat and daily I prepare my meals so in never guessing nor do I ever eat garbage.
It is statistically proven that when we leave the house we take in over 40% more calories then if we were to eat at home. A high amount of this eating isn;t related to hunger, it's more so that there are tempting food options that you wouldn't normally get to choose from.
3. PRACTICE DAMAGE CONTROL
If you know you are going to overeat and enjoy a few extra calories then plan in advance. Do a workout a few hours before, this will activate your metabolism and bring your muscle cells to the