9 Reasons Tracking Your Eating and Exercise Habits Will Help You Lose Weight

Posted by on Feb 19, 2017 in Inspiration | Comments Off on 9 Reasons Tracking Your Eating and Exercise Habits Will Help You Lose Weight

9 Reasons Tracking Your Eating and Exercise Habits Will Help You Lose Weight

“What gets measured, gets managed.” It’s hard to find something that quote doesn’t apply to. If you want to improve on something, you need to track your progress and the behaviours that cause progress. Researchers call this “self-monitoring” — the process of tracking and analysing your thoughts and actions to become more aware of how they impact your goals.1,2 A goal that about 30-60% of people share is weight loss.3-7 If you’re reading this article, it’s safe to assume that you’re probably one of them. You’re in the right place. If you want to manage your weight, you need to measure your...

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Seven secrets to achieving your 2017 New Years Resolution

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017 in Inspiration | Comments Off on Seven secrets to achieving your 2017 New Years Resolution

Seven secrets to achieving your 2017 New Years Resolution Make your goals specific.People proclaim, “I’m finally going to get in shape.” But what does that actually mean? Do you intend to reach a certain weight? Or body-fat percentage? Do you want to run three miles without rest? Maybe be able to do 10 pull-ups? Makes goals specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-bound (SMART). Measure progress. “If you can measure it, you can change it” is a fundamental principle of psychology. These feedback loops will be a source of motivation as you reflect on where you started and where you...

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