Summer tends to be a crazy fun time for all of us. We have vacations, parties, festivals, sports, family gatherings, pool parties, kids camps; a jammed packed schedule. Driving from place to place or lying pool side all day can make it difficult to get in a good balanced home cooked meal.
When it comes to making goals, specifically health and fitness goals we often start off with what we do NOT want…
- I don’t want to be overweight
- I don’t want to be out of break walking up the stairs
- I don’t want to be on medications
- I don’t want to feel tired all the time
The list could go on.
I’m pretty sure every human being has at least once (maybe even once a week or once a day) had this internal conversation…
“I ate a salad for lunch so I am going to reward myself with that warm chocolate chip cookie.”
I recently went on a road trip. Before traveling I always think about packing a cooler with healthy snacks and think about how great it will be to not have to stop for food and to avoid gas station snacks.
The Summer Shape Up Challenge is complete and the results are in. For all of those who participated awesome work! During the last five weeks, the challenge participants followed the Whole30 Program and practiced daily habits to help build a better mindset around nutrition and health.
As summer gets closer our schedules tend to get filled up with all the things: graduations, extra kid activities, vacations, summer pool parties, and the list goes on. These changes are hopefully filled with lots of fun and memories however,
Nutritious Nuggets: Weekly tips and tricks from Coach Maddie to inspire you to get your nutrition on track.
We are talking all things alcohol today. A drink or two a night can really add up and be preventing you from reaching your fitness and or weight loss goals.
We have all done it. It’s Friyay! and we decide to go out and celebrate the weekend by eating all the foods we didn’t eat during the week (or we may have still eaten it then too…) Maybe it consists of Mexican food with endless baskets of chips and salsa and margaritas,
It appears we quickly went from Winter to Summer here in Georgia…no Spring for us this year. As it is getting hotter we are sweating more which leaves us at risk for dehydration and dehydration is bad news for our training and health.
For Nutritious Nuggets today I am reposting some informative words from our wise leader, Josh.
To recap, what FitWit is all about:
- We use fitness programming to help you become more useful and capable.