My Favorite Fitness Tips. Part 4

Don’t focus on what you don’t want! Focus on what you want instead! Keep it positive:)

Keep focused on your goals. Think about the things you want! Try different activities and keep it fun!

Dump the people in your life who are negative or temp you to stray from your healthy leaving plan. Avoid doubters and negative people, they will pull you down. Surround yourself with positive people that believe in you and want you to succeed. It makes a world of difference!!

Quit beating yourself up! If one thing isn’t working just try a new strategy!

Stop second-guessing yourself! Don’t compare yourself to other people, everyone is unique. Set your next goal now;)
Morning workouts are great! Your metabolism stays elevated for the rest of the day! By working out in the morning, you burn more calories throughout the day.

Muscle burns up to 90% more calories than fat! The more muscle mass you have, the more calories you will burn in a day!

Don’t go crazy counting calories! Focus your effort on boosting your metabolism instead!

Did you know that GARLIC is a powerful natural antibiotic? Garlic has long been considered a ~wonder drug~ with a reputation in folklore for preventing everything from the cold and flu to the plague. 1 clove a day will improve your health . 2-3 cloves will help prevent a cold. Garlic is most effective when crushed/chopped/or raw. How often do u cook with it?

SPICE UP YOUR DIET! Spicy foods may ” heat up” your metabolism as well! You will burn more calories as your body attempts to regulate the temperature. Spices temporarily increase the rate at which your body burns fat. Getting too much can lead to unpleasant side effects. Which spices are good for weight loss? Cayenne, Tumeric, Ginseng

Avoid buying meats that have been processed! Hot dogs & sausages usually have had a lot of salt added to them while being processed. Also processed meats are very dangerous for human consumption because they contain chemical additives that are known to greatly increase the risk of various cancers, including breast cancer, prostate cancer, leukemia, brain tumors, pancreatic cancer and many more.

Eat less processed meat to live longer! These products almost always contain sodium nitrite & the cancer-causing chemical additive. Processed meat products include: bacon, sausage, pepperoni, beef jerky, deli slices, hot dogs, sandwich meat, ham, meat used in canned soups.
You have to start thinking about yourself positively!:) Allow yourself to make mistakes & then forgive yourself. All people made mistakes. They’ve forgiven themselves, so can you! Do you feel good about yourself ?
Perfection is a very high goal to aim for. Try accept imperfections. Avoid focusing on what shouldn’t have been done… Focus on your strengths instead!

Skipping meals causes ur metabolism to slow down and that causes ur body to hold onto more fat from the meals that you do eat. Skipping meals can actually make you fatter. Skipping meals may seem to make you loose weight at first but when you start to skip meals, you gain twice as much weight once you eat a simple thing.

Drinking too much caffeine can result in anxiety & nervousness. It’s a diuretic and makes you urinate more taking out nutrients & causing dehydration. It promotes a higher heart rate, which in turn may hurt your heart in the long run. The key is moderation;)

If you always do the same workout you will eventually hit a plateau where you fail to see any change. Your body needs to be challenged to progress! Do you modify your workouts every few weeks?

If you always do the same workout you will eventually hit a plateau where you fail to see any change. Your body needs to be challenged to progress! Do you modify your workouts every few weeks?

Select music that inspires you and create the right soundtrack for your cardio. Having great playlist won’t make you a marathon runner but it will help you moving toward the finish line with determination!

Chicken breast is good for you, it is also one of the leanest sources of protein around. And by the way, split chicken breast looks like a heart, so you gotta love it! 😉

Berries can help you boost memory! Blueberries are known for improving motor skills & learning capacity. Strawberries contain fisetin, a flavonoid that improves memory recall. Blackberries & raspberries have other brain power boosting benefits through their antioxidant content

Seeds of wisdom–>Flaxseeds are a rich source of Omega-3 fatty acids. Roasted pumpkin seeds contain relaxing tryptophan (help regulate ur appetite, help u sleep better, elevate ur mood) & dry sunflower seeds offer thiamine- form of Vitamin B that improves memory!

Did you know that some foods can help boost your memory? No pea brains here 🙂 The brain is fueled by glucose & as it does not produce its own. Beans (rich in antioxidants, iron & other nutrients) help stabilize blood sugar levels. Green beans, black beans, kidney beans, peas, lentils help energize the brain.

Can some foods make you smarter? Yes. Nuts and seeds might boost your brainpower! Walnuts, hazelnuts, cashews, almonds & other seeds and nuts can clear up that “brain fog” and enable you to think clearer and be happier than you ever imagined 🙂

Walnuts are a real brain food! They even look like little brains & the walnut’s hard shell is like a skull 😉 Walnuts, loaded with unsaturated fat, vitamin E, and ellagic acid can lower cholesterol, fight cancer & boost your brainpower! Use them great for baking or cooking, throw some in a salad or just munch on them for a tasty snack.

Feeling tired in the afternoon? Pick up a cucumber! Cucumbers are a great source of Vitamins B and carbohydrates that can provide that quick ” pick-me-up” that can last for hours.

Did u know that cucumbers contain most of the vitamins you need every day? One cucumber contains vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium & Zinc.

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