Anonymous asked: How do you keep fit?
Eat to live, don’t live to eat. Eat clean. Eat organic. Eat local. When you read a nutrition label, check the ingredients list first. The less ingredients, the better. Avoid added sugar like it’s added poison. Know how to balance protein, carbs, and fat in your diet. Eat before you get hungry. Don’t keep foods in your house that will tempt you late at night (example: I never buy peanut butter or trail mix even though its healthy because if I know its in my pantry I will eat it all in one night). Have a cheat meal about once a week and eat whatever you want.
Focus on weight training more than cardio. Lift weights with perfect form to the point of muscle fatigue and feeling the burn. Alternate muscle groups to allow for proper recovery. Don’t get stuck in one routine for too long.
Get cardio in on the days you don’t weight train, or after you lift weights. Work hard and long enough to point of getting sweaty. Change your idea of what is “too far to walk” to. Don’t waste your time trying to find the closest parking spot, just walk across the damn parking lot.
Stop making excuses. If you have time to watch TV for a half hour, you have time in your schedule to exercise . Being “too tired” after a long day is only more of a reason to exercise: it’s going to help to increase your stamina and energy level after those long days.
Most importantly… When you stumble and go against all of these rules, just call it a rest day/week/month, and don’t let it defeat you for good.