Today I’m writing about what I do to stay healthy and also to cast light on the big low-fat diet lie most of us bought hook, line and sinker. How could low-fat products have contributed to all-time high levels of obesity. Easy – they are the cause. How is that possible? I’m going to tell you from personal experience; I’ve been the guinea pig.
I’ve had some temporary weight loss traction from whiz bang diets, but long term they do not work. We’ve all been there. And by the way, weight loss is only one component of fitness. I know plenty of skinny soft people. You don’t want that either.
If you’re older it gets more difficult
I’m 52 and as we all know the older you get the more crap we have on our plate, literally and figuratively. Find the time. You have to take your health seriously. This is no game. We all know people who are health disasters; so take action now no matter how insignificant you think that action may be.
Making healthy lifestyle changes is like turning an aircraft carrier, it’s a slow process but it can be done.
- Give yourself permission to make your health a priority
- Get someone to do this with you
- Take it seriously
To get started you can do any small step to improve your health. Don’t do everything at once. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but if you’re 40, 50 and over, some aspects of your life are going to have to permanently change or you will be where you are forever. Get set to change that mindset one step at a time.
Here are some easy money saving things you can do to get on the right path now.
- Start walking – any distance no matter how small
- Reduce or temporarily stop alcohol consumption
- Stop the sugary drinks
- Reduce consumption of processed foods.
Getting fit is not going to happen overnight. You didn’t get where you are over a short period of time did you? Any action you take is a good start. Please share this with a friend.
Get on it – See what happens – Fail often – Get on it again