Christmas – New Year’s season is the time when many of us put New Year’s resolutions at the top of our list of priorities. If you noted that during the holidays you did spend too much time on the couch gorging yourself with Christmas delicacies I’m sure you’ve had that sentence in your mind: “starting January 1, back to the gym and I go on a diet! “
For many years, this trend persists and for obvious reasons, taking care of your own health and physique is usually at the top of the list. Losing weight, the transition to a healthy diet, increasing physical activity, and of course the list is getting longer ….
What, however, we do not realize until the end of the matter is that the fitness industry at this time is very active and enjoys the moment when it could earn some money. Offers of various devices, DVDs and books with training programs and dietary plans is huge. Of course, finding anything valuable in this flood is very difficult, because most unfortunately offer quick solutions and unrealistic results.
Unfortunately, the reality is quite different, because as you know, there is no magic and quick solution that will help us quickly lose weight, build muscle or get super-physical fitness level. If something sounds too promising to be true it probably is unrealistic.
To lose the extra holiday weight you do not need any fancy equipment and promising incredible results training programs and diet plans. Here is a list of things to get you started:
- determine a correct and consistent eating habits that will help to create a caloric deficit
- Drink more water
- eat more vegetables
- avoid restrictions and elimination
- make your training balanced and diversified
- consistency, regularity and realistic goals
The best plans are those by which you can operate for long periods of time, which, unfortunately, usually New Year’s resolutions are not. So the most important decision that should be taken is to avoid unrealistic plans, lifestyle changes or marketing tricks promising us a miraculous transformation.
Perseverance, consistency and smart planning!
Until next time!