Taking Action To Lose Weight, Today Not Tomorrow
When people think about improving their health, whether they realize it or not it is about improving how their body functions. I know today most people think of being healthy as looking good and feeling good, but that is not the best indicator of optimal health. What I mean by improving function is boosting the health of all cells, tissues, organs and glands of the body. The best time to start functioning better is today, not tomorrow, without taking little actions every day you are going to see zero results.
For example a healthier pancreas allows you to regulate blood sugar better and have more energy, a healthy liver allows you to detoxify easier, a proper functioning thyroid gland helps balance out all the other hormones in the body. So in reality all of the health improvement programs we engage in help to improve how the body is functioning so that you will look better, have more energy, digest food properly, get solid sleep, have hormonal balance, and heal and repair like we are supposed to.
So stop worrying about getting going or all of the challenges that might come your way, just do it. Try one or all three of these things and see how your body responds, you have nothing to lose. Take little actions today like cut your carbohydrates in half, drink half your body weight in ounces and do some intense exercise for 10 minutes.
What ever health challenge you are taking on there is a big emotional component that is rarely talked about. The sooner you accept and embrace it the easier you will be able to lose weight, boost your energy, exercise or start a new diet.
So when is the perfect time to start improving your health or improving the function of your body. There is no perfect time or perfect scenario to start a weight loss or exercise program, just take little steps today and stop putting it off until tomorrow.
Most American’s fail at weight loss because when it really comes down to it; they do not have the motivation or good enough reasons to do it. This is why over 90% of weight loss programs fail, people can do it for a short time period and then they lose their excitement, or their reasons for losing fat are just not BIG enough. Today you need to write down the MAJOR reasons that you want to lose fat or lose weight, do it today and not tomorrow.
For this exercise think about: What keeps you awake at night? How is your family dealing with you being unhealthy or overweight? Look at your health right now, if you don’t turn it around how do you think it will look in 3-5 years?
Now for a minute, imagine you were super healthy, sculpted body, energized, just kicking ass whatever you did each and every day. What would you be able now that you could not before? Besides just having a goal to feel better, what life goals could you now achieve being a lean, mean, energized machine? Ie. quality family time, new job, more productive, retire and travel. Write them down TODAY, not tomorrow.
Realize that without the emotional commitment, the diet modification, meditation and new exercise routine are not going to give you lasting results. You need to hear this first and foremost when getting involved in any kind of energy boosting weight loss program. If you do not take this part seriously than you will most likely end up going from quick fix program to the next and newest quick fix weight loss program. If you have gone down this unfortunate path, just know that you are not alone, millions of people every year fail at weight loss because their reasons to get healthier are not big enough and they lose emotional interest. Get your “big picture” reasons written down today, do not put it off until tomorrow.
While I am not a fan of quick fix or short cuts when it comes to improving your health, clients always ask me if there was just one thing you could recommend to get me started on the right track what would that be? How did I come up with this one thing, and how do I know that it really works you ask? That is a great question and definitely one you should be asking. So here are my criteria and just remember that my choice is by no means the best of the best; it is my choice based on my 17 years experience in the health and wellness field; so here we go:
- An easy habit to get used to, it becomes an easy routine.
- Causes the greatest, all around health improvements.
- Addresses root health problems.
- Promotes anti-aging.
- Helps the body adapt to stress.
- Curbs your sweet cravings.
How do I know this works, because my clients have seen some amazing changes in their health, better sleep, more energy, 5-15 pounds of weight loss in one month, clearer thinking, healthier skin and hair; and much more. Plain and simple there is really nothing like it; the ingredients and nutrients they use are all organic; this is like giving your body high octane fuel, watch this quick video to help you understand more.
I encourage you to watch this video but also write a few things down if possible, you will probably learn more about your health, the root causes of health problems and what to do about them; than you have ever learned before. Also this can help you kick-start a new life style, health restoration plan but don’t think this is a quick fix; you have to get this out of your brain.
So ONLY watch this video if you are serious about changing your health, not just for one week but year after year for the rest of your life. Take on the idea of the longcut, this is the opposite of the shortcut, once you get this in your brain and start living the longcut you will see nothing but improvements.
If there is one thing you learn from this article is to take action today, no matter how small or how insignificant it might seem… take action today!