Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Get Ready for the Summer with Vitamix

I cant believe summer is right around the corner!  A few things I have done to start getting ready include, eating healthier, increasing my water intake and being consistent with my workout routine.  I found a few great tips to help me stay on track and I thought I'd share them with you.

With summer just around the corner, it is time to start thinking about getting into a routine that will ensure that you are beach body ready in time for the warm weather. Of course, this is easier said than done. Rather than going on an extreme diet that will leave you gaining back all of the weight in a month, try to make some small lifestyle changes that will leave you feeling more confident. Here are three simple tips to get you started. 

Develop an Exercise Routine 

This may seem like a no brainer, but the key to this tip is that it should be something that you can stick to. Rather than starting an intense 90-day program, begin incorporating small exercise changes into your life. You might go for a 15-minute walk after dinner, a routine which has been proven to speed up digestion and help with weight loss. You could also commit to going for a 30-minute walk or gym session during your lunch break at work. Whatever you do, ensure that it is something that you can commit to and you will begin seeing results. 

Get Your Body Back on Track With a Simple Detox

Sometimes after a long winter of eating heavy foods and neglecting exercise, your body might need a quick reboot to get ready to work hard again. The quickest way to do this is through a simple detox. A detox is simply a way to flood your body with much needed nutrients so that it once again craves healthy foods, rather than fatty ones. Try incorporating a few green vitamix smoothie recipes into your daily routine to start. You can make them ahead of time and have them for breakfast or an afternoon snack. These nutritious and delicious smoothies will have your body back on track in no time.

Begin Meal Planning

Meal planning is a great habit to pick up for anyone with a busy lifestyle. Rather than deciding last minute what you will eat for lunch, plan ahead for less stress and healthier meals. You can plan ahead for the week, or even the month. This will ensure that you have all the ingredients you need ahead of time. You can even pre-cook many meals and freeze them for yourself and your family. Remember, preparation is the key to success!

Follow these three simple, yet effective tips and you will be well on your way to a more healthy and confident you, just in time for summer!

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