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Don’t Let Exercise Control You, Here’s The Trick to Stay Fit.

January 16, 2019 by  
Filed under Fitness, Health, News, Weekly Column

(BlackFitness101.com) Most people think that exercise and a strict diet plan are the only ways to stay fit. Eating healthy and regular exercise are the secrets to good health, but people don’t realize that punishing themselves is not the key to living a disease-free life. With a wrong approach, you can do more harm than good to your body. Exercise is not for all and if you feel that you can’t regularly do it due to any reason, here’s the secret to staying fit.

Find an area of compromise

That’s all you have to do to live without letting your eating habits and exercise control your life. We don’t know what’s gonna happen next, but it doesn’t mean that we should not maintain a healthy lifestyle. What I am trying to tell you here is: find a point in your life where you can mix up things easily without damaging your health and without making exercise a boring chore.

We all have different definitions for a healthy and stress-free living, but one thing is common and it makes a huge difference. We should enjoy our life because that’s what it is meant to be: a beautiful journey where things are under control. You can stay fit even without saying no to your favorite chocolate or cake.

Fitness is not much about finding the perfect diet plan for your body or trying to make a perfect exercise routine. Staying fit is more about creating a mindset that allows you to feel enough freedom and at the same time, keeps you away from problems like overeating, poorly balanced diet, and stress. Tom, a personal trainer at Leasidetrainer.com says its important to balance exercise and healthy eating for 2 weeks before it starts becoming much easier to maintain.

Thinking about exercise, food and their effect on your health is not the right way to look at your fitness level. It’s like these things are taking control over your life and you are hurting your own feelings and cursing yourself. You need to be mentally prepared because that’s how you can enjoy your life. The next time you are cooking your favorite dish, you should taste it without guilt. The true meaning of a happy life is about taking care of your body in the way you want and it should not make you think about how it’s going to affect your body.

The right mindset won’t allow you to pick anything more than your body needs, but at the same time, it will not force you to put the spoon down when you’re about to eat something you like a lot.

Let me ask you a simple question. Why do you want to live for another 10, 20 or 50 years? I know everybody wants to live as long as possible, but what’s the point of living if you are still going to punish yourself for small things like eating or missing a workout session? If you will live in the same way for another 100 years also, it won’t make any difference. It won’t make you happy.

Instead of chasing perfection or punishing yourself like this, why not give yourself something better? If you feel that your life is off-balance, do something for it and the solution doesn’t always have to be a super strict workout routine.

One thing you should never forget is being strict with your workout may be rewarding as it may lead to a better body, but it doesn’t mean that after that 12-month fitness training, you’ll be enjoying a happier life. Don’t get another 10 or 20 years of imprisonment, set yourself free and get the right mindset which is necessary for a balanced lifestyle.

Staff Writer; Nina Brown

Questions? Feel free to email me at; NinaB@BlackFitness101.com.


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