The next step is easy, SET another goal. Have this one be a little harder. If the initial goal was to lose 10 lbs, make this one 15 lbs. You and your trainer know what type of commitment you had to do to hit the first and the second should require more work to have success.
Any trainer worth his or her salt will tell you yes and here's why! If you get to the gym consistently (5-6 days a week) and eat right then you can get the body you want for the beach. But just coming in for 1 or 2 amazing workouts is great but it won't get you where you want to be.
For most people, poor mobility is a big issue and consistent flexibility training is key. There are special cases where someone is "hypermobile" but this is very rare. For the vast majority of the population increasing a joints range of motion (safely and effectively) will lead to faster recovery, less stiffness/soreness, and better mechanics for proper movement patterns.
Food journaling can also be very helpful during times when you feel like you are struggling with staying on track with your diet. Often times if you know you have to write everything down that you eat or drink, you will think harder about what you actually put in your mouth. Keeping a food journal can help you to refocus your diet and clean up areas that you may be struggling with.
If you're going to a Super Bowl Party, but still want to eat more on the healthy side there are a few tips that can help you out on Sunday. First of all, you need to bring something to the party because nobody like a freeloader. So why not bring a healthy choice. Next thing to think about is how long will you be at this party. If you are showing up for all of the pregame...
Stay accountable. Set a weekly and monthly goal as to how many workouts to hit and when you miss that goal do a "catch up" drill. I.e. burpees or wall balls.
The first one is the most obvious. Not drinking alcohol for a month can greatly reduce the amount of calories you consume over the next thirty-one days. There are a few reasons for this. First, alcohol contains nearly the same number of calories as pure fat, seven calories per gram.
Cutting back day by day and week by week will help decrease the extra calories that are being consumed with colas. Replacing water in it's place will also have a positive effect on weight lose.
New Years Resolutions can work, however there are a few things to remember when making these resolutions in order to have success. First, make sure that your resolution is something that you can realistically stick to. If you hate mornings and hate waking up early then don't make a resolution to wake up at 5:00am everyday to go to the gym.
If you are worried about eating too much during Christmas dinner, here are some tips on avoiding stuffing your face. The biggest mistake is not eating a healthy breakfast that morning because going into dinner hungry will lead to binge eating and trying to eat everything in sight.