Are You Doing This Correct

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What?, what the heck am I talking about?, doing what correct?

I have to share as I recently shared with someone in conversation about caloric intake.  It is normal especially if you are only using caloric calculation for your weight loss.  I am aware everyone is not into physical fitness and a workout is just not a desire,  psss but take a walk 2-3 times a week.  Okay back to calories, she stated she was decreasing her intake by 500-1000 calories a day and was very tired and felt like her energy had been drained.  The numbers are correct to decrease caloric intake daily.

HOWEVER, if you are already in a deficit, this does not apply to you.  She had begin with a deficit and then attempted for a few weeks (she did not say how many) decrease her intake.  Now let’s take in account she had just added a workout routine.  NOW be it said I am not a nutritionist, but it is so necessary to calculate your lifestyle into your intake.  The glory will be great for a few weeks or months then the body goes into starvation mode this really applies if you have a very active life and even more so if you are in a fitness program.

What do I recommend?, well most workouts, trainers have a nutrition recommendation, no they have several as applies to you and if you are good as you are I applaud you so many are. There are as many like me that require assistance, again what I like about my choice of workout there are calculations  to assist with intake as well the recommendation for proteins, fruits, vegetables, carbohydrates and there are several choices of free food.

So before you decrease caloric intake ASK or SEEK assistance to be sure you are not sabotaging yourself or your workout.  To a fitness of results CONGRATS you’re on the right track.

Sidelines

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I recently was conversing with a friend and she voiced concern of having negative feedback in her goal setting with several friends.  I listened to her and allowed her to shed tears, curse, and later begin to come to some decision.  She wants to begin a fitness routine and was told several reasons why she shouldn’t.

I am one to listen and as people talk they usually will begin to some what resolve their own situation.  I did give her one advice…. we have two sidelines in our goals.  There are those on negative sideline giving you thousands of unsolicited negative comments that weighs heavy.  This is like the opposing team not wanted you to score.  However there’s another field and  those on this sideline are cheering you on every second, every goal and cheering you to even go beyond your set goals because they believe in you, your supportive team. It’s up to you to decide which sideline you want to be on.

Sidelines and the people there are like a team, positive or negative and you, her as I have the choice to decide which sideline we want on OUR cheering squad.

To weeks of GREATNESS, I am standing on your POSITIVE sideline.