TRAINER QUICK TIPS
Use food tracker apps to help you stay accountable from a diet and exercise perspective. There are a multitude of options out there to chose from that are free and easy to use.
Planning is vital for a healthy lifestyle. Plan your meals and workouts for the week so you can limit your excuses and stay on track with your fitness goals.
If you find yourself wanting to snack in the evening try brushing your teeth to curtail the urge to snack.
If you sleep with your technology, make sure you dim the screen down to a low setting so the device doesn’t interfere with melatonin secretion and disrupt your sleep.
Eat breakfast everyday. Aim for 200-300 calories. Try to eat a complex carbohydrate paired with a protein (such as an egg or turkey bacon).
Try a new piece of training equipment at the gym such as TRX suspension straps or the BOSU. Don’t be afraid to step outside your exercise box.
Before going out to dinner, check to see if the restaurant you are going to has nutrition information online so you can make a smart choice when ordering food.
Drink lots of water. Aim for 64 ounces a day.
Make sure to stretch after working out. Hold each stretch for 40 seconds to 1 minute to ensure you get a proper stretch.
Try to eat every 2-3 hours. This will keep your metabolism working at optimal speed.
Aim for 150 active minutes a week. This breaks down to about 25 minutes a day of moderate to intense physical activity seven days a week.