Unless you love it when you're made to do a thousand things at once for work
you should focus on a single solution instead of losing focus trying to
multi-task your many resolutions.
Just like the top 5 list you are reading, New Year's resolutions tend to come
in bunches which make it very difficult to actually complete a certain task.
The key is focus. Prioritize the most important change you should be
making and forget everything else and accomplish all of your physical fitness,
nutrition and lifestyle goals for the new year one by one.
4. Home Cookin'
Save Yourself Thousands of Calories and Most Likely Thousands of Dollars
If today's poor economy and recession does not provide you with enough
incentive alone to eat out less, you should realize that home cooking has
significantly less calories than the food you get at restaurants.
The reason why is simple. Restaurants stay in business because their
food tastes better than yours and this is most likely due to added sugar and fat
Make it your New Year's resolution to eat out less and cook more at home.
You will get more satisfaction out of less calories by preparing the food
yourself and the shape of your body will shape you.
3. Drop a Bad Habit
1 + 1 + 1 + 1 ....... ?
No matter how small bad habits may seem, they are habits so they add up.
It is important to focus on a single habit if you have multiple habits.
Obvious bad habits such as smoking or late night KFC chicken bucket runs have
Some small bad habits may not be so obvious such as not measuring how much
oil you put in your food can add up to thousands of calories and pounds on your
waistline every year.
It is always a good idea to write things down. Start a journal of your
diet, exercise and health related behavior and maybe you may discover bad habits
that cause your health to suffer.
Start off the new year right by first identifying a bad habit which you think you can
eliminate and focus on it until you drop it like a bad habit !?!?!??
2. Try Something New
End your Marriage to Your Boring Cardio Workouts
Getting results from your fitness is all about having fun. New Years
resolutions are no different.
You are far more likely to stick with an exercise program if you are having
New things are fun. Start a new form of physical activity or eat a
different type of food to spice up your active lifestyle and nutrition.
Look into buying a new fitness gadget or piece of exercise equipment which
can help you enjoy the process of sticking with your New Years resolution.
You never know, you may find something which you actually enjoy so much you
won't think of it as slaving and sweating over a modern feat of engineering.
1. Eat Your Veggies
Subtraction by Addition
How many times have you heard this one?
Adding more green vegetables to your diet will fill you up so you are less
likely to be eating added calories throughout the day.
If you start to get enough servings of green vegetables every day you will be
Like most people looking to tone up and lose weight for the New Years the
simple addition of more green vegetables may be enough by itself to shed pounds
without really even trying or eliminating the foods you enjoy
The numbers are staggering when it comes to the people who do not eat enough
fruits and vegetables.
Green vegetables are the best vegetable sources because of their low sugar
content. Green vegetables are a great source of vitamins, minerals, fiber
and most importantly for most, the bulk to fill you up.