Frequently when people start a workout or nutrition plan, you wanna go crazy and jump all in. Go at it as hard as you can- which can feel great and be really motivating cause you see super quick progress and well everything just seems to flow. Then the trouble comes, you oversleep one day or you didn't sleep well or you had a party and you ate terribly- what can often happen?
It tailspins, everything was perfect but then you fall off after ya have an oops.
But the thing is when it comes to health and wellness, workouts and nutrition- you don't have to be perfect- you just have to have consistent daily actions and do the best you can. Not every day will you most likely be able to get the gym and get a workout in, not every day will you be able to eat perfect. You have a life outside of workouts and nutrition in most cases. Strive for making healthier choices. If you can't make the gym one day go for a walk, work on fixing one meal at a time or if you struggle with prepping healthier meals- order from a meal prep service for a few days.
Some simple tools that I like to use are as simple as a checklist for the day- my 4 that I like to track are-
1) Workout- did I get a workout in? Not everyone will be the most intense but getting daily movement helps so much.
2) Water intake- I shoot for a gallon a day
3) Nutrition- did I eat in line with my goals? I like tracking cause I can have more options with what I eat
4) Sleep- 6 hour minimum
At the end of the week if I get above 35 checks, I know I am in a good place for my health and fitness goals. Depending on your goals, your checkbox could be different.
There are definitely faster ways to hit goals, but being functional, social and comfortable in every day life matters too.
If you need help with this, shoot us a message and we can help ya set up a plan that will lead ya to where you want to go!