With summer vacation quickly approaching, many of us over 50 years old are now thinking about looking and feeling our best while checking another trip off our bucket list. Too bad that getting healthier is a slow and steady process, rather than an instant fix.
However, I do have an extremely effective 2-step method for moving better, feeling better, and maybe even losing some of that belly fat faster than ever. I’d like to share this method with you today so that you can utilize it to look and feel your best this summer.
Look Your Best for Summer. This 2-step method fights fat and reduces inflammation simultaneously on two separate fronts for maximum effectiveness: your sugar intake and the intensity of your workouts.
First: This step requires zero extra effort on your part! All you have to do is NOT do something that you’re currently doing! You must stop consuming refined sugar, in all its forms. To stop consuming refined sugar means no sodas, no desserts, no packaged snacks, no candy, no mocha lattes, NO SUGAR AT ALL!
When you stop to evaluate your diet, it may be shocking to find out how much-refined sugar has crept in. Nothing will contribute to poor health as swiftly as consuming sugar, so it makes sense that cutting sugar out is the top must-do for shedding those unwanted pounds.
It’s not necessary, or beneficial, to starve yourself during this time of rapid change – you should fill in your diet with lean meats, vegetables, nuts and seeds as you cut out the refined sugar. Keep your metabolism high by fueling up on high protein, high fiber, low carb, and zero sugar foods whenever hunger strikes.
Second: Here’s the step that requires some effort; and trust me when I say it’s worth it. You have to crank up the intensity of your workouts to a whole new level.
Most people take exercise on with the slow and steady mentality – moving, pushing, and pulling as little as possible while still “getting the job done.” I’ve got some news for you…if you are still in poor shape then the job isn’t getting done.
If you can comfortably hold a conversation, hardly break a sweat, or feel the same when it’s over as you did when it began, then you’re not pushing yourself hard enough while you exercise.
Increasing the intensity of your workouts requires focused intent. You must go into the session to push your body to the point of discomfort. Remember, it’s a contained timeframe that will be over shortly, so bear down and deal with uncomfortable for 20 -30 minutes. With practice, you will learn to embrace the training effect created.
The safest and most effective way to crank up the intensity and effectiveness of your exercise time is to work with a certified functional aging specialist, such as myself. My team and I would love to hear from you!
Call or email us today, and together we will get you started on your fastest healthiest body ever now before summer vacation.
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