We kicked off the new year feeling good. We set goals in all areas of life and were determined to keep them. We don’t dare say it, but now is usually the time when our motivation starts to dwindle and our fitness drive slacks, so we need this just as much as anyone. Here are 4 Tips to make this week a healthy one – and if you missed our last few tips, you can see them here!
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1. Make Your Meals
Some of us in the office resolved to cook more this year, and bring our lunch more often. We love, really love, eating out, but keeping it to one or two times a weeks is better on our wallets and our health. And when you can have this salad for lunch, and this baked chicken for dinner, why wouldn’t you cook?! 🙂
2. Get Inspired
We stumbled upon this article this week from Emily Schuman’s nutritionist, and loved how is spoke into some of our biggest battles with food, and made edits more attainable in our heads. We’re making it a point to fill our brains with positive encouragement this week to stay on track with our long term healthy living goals.
3. Jump Start Your Day
When we get home after a day at the office, we are not only tired, but also want to fill our evenings with plans that seem a lot more fun than a workout, aka The Bachelor, or dinner with friends. So going on a walk first thing in the morning assures that we get at least some activity in. Plus, it leaves us feeling productive and ready to take on the day!
4. Take a break from booze
This may sound unnecessary, or let’s face it, just not what we want to do, but giving up alcohol for a week (or join us in our month long goal!) not only cuts excess sugar from our diet but makes us feel a whole lot more energized.
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