Ah, the Holidays. We love this time of year because it’s full of good food, good friends, and good holiday drinks. But as you know, too much of a good thing can turn into a bad thing quickly. If you caught our blog post, you’re already equipped with some good tips on how to avoid those high-calorie holiday meals for the sake of your fitness goals. But what about those delicious holiday cocktails? The beer, the wine, the endless rum and eggnogs.
Picture this. You’ve been working out regularly and following a solid plan for healthy eating. Even despite the pandemic, you’ve reached some fitness goals – and you’re fired up to keep plugging away at the others. And now come the holidays, which – even this year – might mean eating with family members who have their own agendas about eating. Even about your eating.
Each holiday season, we stop everything to share one common purpose: to give thanks. There is always so much to do… the planning, the shopping, the cooking… And this year, everything’s even more complicated because of the pandemic. If we’re not careful, we can lose the focus on gratitude and instead get bogged down. So, with that in mind, I want to share a super-important idea about being thankful:
We are so happy to have many couples that workout together here at Movimento Fitness. It is great to see them supporting one another and enjoying time being active together! But what if that is not you? What if your spouse doesn’t support you in your commitment to improving your health?
Do you ever have something like this happen… Maybe a family member asks you for a small favor. Or a co-worker needs help with something. It’s small. It’s REALLY not a big deal. But you have a large emotional reaction to it? Not angry or annoyed… but feeling just totally overwhelmed by just that one more thing that you have to do.
We’ve always been told that success is about having a goal and reaching it. But here’s the deal about goals. It’s good to have them. And it’s good to pursue them. But merely reaching the goals isn’t really the point.
October is officially here… and that means it’s time for PUMPKIN-EVERYTHING to take over coffee shops, bakeries, and grocery stores. So just in time for Thanksgiving we’ve got 3 healthy pumpkin recipes for you!
It’s no surprise that each year that goes by has more people on earth struggling with their weight. And it’s certainly not for a lack of information out there. With each year comes more info, books, diets, workout programs, gurus, and more. The pill that “sets your metabolism on fire.