So you may have planned to get in shape before summer. But that didn’t happen so it became your New Year’s resolution. But now it’s February, summer’s nearly over, and you still haven’t managed to get any closer to reaching your goal – in fact, you could even say you’ve gone backwards!
You may be starting to think, ‘what’s the point?’ But now that you’re alcohol free, your mind is clear and you’ve got ample time for reflection, it’s a great time to look at why you’re not meeting your health and fitness goals.
Setting a goal isn’t as simple as…
At the conclusion of the silly season, many of us are left feeling a little worse for wear. We’re tired, sluggish, and definitely regretting those alcohol-fuelled nights that seemed like such a good idea at the time.
Everyone in the office seems to be talking about starting their own detox. In desperation to feel better, they’re swearing off alcohol, cigarettes, sugar, fat, meat, carbs and even wheat and dairy. If it sounds restrictive, it is! Many of them won’t make it past the first weekend.
Skip the silly diet and reboot your body with a combination of healthy eating and exercise.
Reclaim your mornings
Early mornings are one of the best times to workout. The gyms are quieter, the traffic is lighter, and unlike an after-work gym session, it’s much less likely that something will come up during the day and cause you to cancel. And the biggest bonus? Being able to spend your afternoons doing whatever you please!
Here’s how to get up and get to the gym before the rooster crows:
Don’t press snooze
The snooze button is your worst enemy – never press it. In fact, put your alarm on the other side of the room so you need to get…