Posts in Health & Fitness
Items That Will Make Your Health & Fitness Journey Easier

You don’t need anything but discipline and a ‘why’ to start your health and fitness journey but with the following items it will be so much easier. These items will either give you more options for healthier meals, improve workouts or just give you a bit of motivation to stick with it. So here are the items that I use and love that help me.

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How To Actually Stick With Your Healthy Eating Plan

I feel like I have been trying to diet my whole life but finally, I am in a place where I am eating healthy in a sustainable way and actually sticking with it pretty well. If you are trying to eat healthier - and I mean properly eat healthier and not just crash dieting - then here are some tips on how to stick to your healthy eating diet so your efforts are not wasted and you can finally be happy, confident and well. 

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Why I Track What I Eat With MyFitnessPal

I have had MyFitnessPal for years and have used it on and off. After not using it for a long while I decided to start again recently. For those that don't know, I am on a weight loss journey. I have a significant amount of weight to lose. My approach is not to crash diet but more to create a healthy, sustainable lifestyle that will help me get to my ideal weight but also increase the wellness of my mind and body. Here is why I decided to use the MyFitnessPal app to help.

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What I Learned From Counting Calories for a Week

I have never been a fan of calorie counting. I know that it is all about the nutritional value of what your eating and not how many calories are in it, I am fully aware. But the simple truth is, you must burn more calories than you consume to lose weight. When I got stuck in a bit of a rut and my weight loss became stagnant I knew I had to try something different. So I decided to start counting calories to see how much I was actually consuming. Here is what I learned. 

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How I Lost 14 Pounds in 2 Weeks by Quitting Sugar

I had been looking into it and seen so many things about sugar being so bad for you and I really took this on board. At first, I didn't even want to give up chocolate because I love it so much but for my health and weight I knew I had to. But after reading into I Quit Sugar by Sarah Wilson it really opened my eyes to what I should be doing. Now I am not sticking to her program word for word but I have taken a lot of inspiration from her books and using a lot of her delicious recipes.

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How Meal Prepping Helped Me Lose 7 Pounds in 1 Week

I was not eating healthy and knew I needed to change how I approached my food each day. I lost a good chunk of weight in my first week and want to share how Meal Planning helped me do this. Whether you are on a budget, a vegetarian or you cook for the entire family I think you can make such a difference to your diet. 

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