What Motivates You to Change
Begin at Start
Change is difficult especially for long standing habits. Creating a clear starting point is a good first step especially when you want to improve your health. During the past two years I have discovered that the starting point I needed was to record my daily food intake and exercise with the goal of gradual weight reduction and increased strength. As of today, I am three months into recording my daily food consumption and exercise. So far the exercise part has been easy and the food part enlightening. Quite frankly calories add up quickly especially when I eat a 500 calorie carrot/raisin muffin (which by the way is the equivalent of five – 6 0z plain yogurts). Knowing the caloric value of a food influences the way I eat and what I eat. I have not felt deprived because there are days when I have that muffin and adapt for the remainder of the day.. (read more.)
What Motivates You
to Be Healthy?
When I turned 60 in 2011 I decided to improve my overall health by creating habits that support my health while working to eliminate detrimental ones. My hope/goal is that it these changes will help me traverse my 60′s and the decades to follow with greater ease. This included increasing lean body mass and reducing the percentage of body fat through exercise and eating; improving my endurance and flexibility and of course using chiropractic and acupuncture to keep my immune system strong. (read more.)