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Fit tips for a new you
What are some of the benefits to having a regular exercise routine?
• Improves your mood
• Exercise combats health conditions and diseases
• Boosts energy levels
• Weight control
• Stronger bones, prevent osteoarthritis
• Lower blood pressure
• Control blood sugar levels
• Prevents and reduces high cholesterol
What role does nutrition play in developing a healthy lifestyle?
Nutrition is key in living a healthy lifestyle as it provides your body with the fuel you need to live and have functioning cells, tissues and organs. You need to be eating a well-balanced whole food diet and taking in the right amount of protein, water, fat, carbohydrates and vitamins your body needs so it is fully nourished. Exercising and nutrition go hand in hand in developing a healthy lifestyle.
Why do so many people fail at their new year’s resolution?
For some, it’s a lack of focus. When you’re unsure of what to do in the gym, you can get bored, and you won’t see the results you want. Working with a personal trainer helps keep you on task and accountable.
How can people ensure they stick to their new year’s resolution to get fit?
• Get a personal trainer
• Stick to a healthy diet until it becomes a lifestyle
• Ask for help
• Make each workout fun
• Have a workout buddy
• Be patient
What are some tips to keep in mind when setting a fitness goal?
Make your goals SMART: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Timely. A safe weight-loss goal is one to two pounds per week. It takes about six weeks to notice significant change in your body.
-Jeenu Deol, Snap Fitness Ladner,