Exercising regularly is one of the best things you can do for your health. Whether you are a fitness beginner or an expert we have compiled tips to help you along your wellness path.
Make sure you exercise appropriately. If you are new to exercise, start with a short walk and gradually increase your distance. Set goals for increasing your activity level. This could be a matter of tackling long postponed house chores, parking a block away from your intended destination, or taking the stairs rather than elevator. Remember, exercise is not a punishment for something you ate; it is a celebration of what your body can do!
If you exercise regularly and strenuously, then keep it up but make sure you eat properly before and after your workouts and especially if you work out intensely on an “Eat-Less Day”.
Make a plan: Once you decide to start exercising regularly, try to create a plan that includes attainable steps and goals.https://authoritynutrition.com/how-to-start-exercising/
Changing your diet and exercise routine at the same increases your chances of healthy lifestyle success!https://authoritynutrition.com/14-ways-to-stick-to-a-diet/
Don’t look at the scale as the only measure of your success. Start to record your body’s measurements.https://authoritynutrition.com/does-exercise-cause-weight-loss/
Exercising for at least 30 minutes per day may promote weight maintenance by helping balance your calories in and calories burned.https://authoritynutrition.com/maintain-weight-loss/
Involving a partner or spouse in your exercise routine may boost the likelihood that you will maintain your weight loss.https://authoritynutrition.com/maintain-weight-loss/
Weekly touch base phone calls to address your progress and to encourage you to move forward. Your coach will help you set goals, track your progress, and get you back on track if there is a lapse.
It has been shown that having a coach can really help you along your path to weight loss. In fact, a study by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) showed the impact of telephonic wellness coaching on weight loss. Please see this link for more detail:http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/oby.21723/full