Most of us could do with being a little healthier, and most of us probably would like to look a little fitter come summer time. And now that spring is knocking at our door, this is the time to do something about it.
There is a lot of information out there on how to do such a thing, some of it useful, some of it not. And many of us have some idea of what to do in order to be a little trimmer. There is however only two things one really needs to do to gain that healthier looking body, and you can’t do one without the other.Eat healthy
Beyond taking the time to pamper oneself, relaxing one’s mind and body at a well-deserved Yorkshire spa break
, we of course need to mind what we eat to lose any unwanted pounds. This is common knowledge, and these days it doesn’t need much explaining. Manage your portions, eat the right things, and don’t over indulge. We all know this.Exercise
The other obvious tool to a healthier life? Exercise of course. Getting up off the sofa, taking a walk, and going for a run will all help to burn off those calories and slim down your physique along with making you feel better internally.THE TIP
Unfortunately, just doing one of the above isn’t enough. Just eating better foods, devouring those salads without taking the time to exercise will not result in the physique you desire. The body doesn’t want to change, you have to make it.
And exercising every day, lifting weights and running home from work will not alone provide you with the results you seek. You need to couple this with the improved diet, and with the restrained portion control. Just exercising while still eating unhealthy will not provide your body with the nutrients and resources it needs to reach its potential.
This is where so many fail in trying to reach their summer goals. Just because you spent that hour on the treadmill earlier doesn’t mean you can now go to McDonalds, and just because you ate that salad for lunch, doesn’t mean you can lie around all weekend while still gaining your dream body.
Of course we all need our rest days from exercise, and of course it’s fine to treat ourselves to something delicious now and then, but without combining these two activities, that goal you have set will not be reached.
Eat right. Exercise. If you do both in moderation with determination and resolve, there is no reason you can’t reach your target of a healthier body this summer, and then wow all your friends down at the spa.