Stick to That Resolution!

It's already March, have you forgotten about your New Year’s resolutions already? Every year, losing weight is high on the list, yet many fail at their first steps toward a healthier life by the second or third month. Those extra holiday pounds are no longer just temporarily terrorizing you. It is time to take control so you can get back on track and banish that weight forever.

Start a Healthy Lifestyle and Lose Weight

Stop checking the scale constantly and toss it away for good. Checking the scale is not a good reflection on progress and it only causes stress and frustration when the number is not reflecting on hard work being presented. Therefore, it is best to toss the scale away and focus on your body and the work progress behind it.

Focus on Movements

A great was to lose weight is to keep your body moving. The more movement throughout the day, the more calories are burning. Not only do you shed unwanted pounds, but any physical activities are both good for your heart and muscles.

If you’re someone that hates working out, by simply taking “extra walks” through the office or parking your vehicle farther way from your destination, will allow you to get a workout without noticing it. As long as you’re moving your body, you are burning calories. Even little steps count toward your ultimate goal of a healthier lifestyle.

Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Diet and physical activities go hand in hand. Having the proper diet is important to keep the body nourished and full. Start using your blender more often, because smoothies are a delicious, healthy and filling drink to have on the go. Smoothies are a nutrient-packed drink that can be a meal replacement. Smoothies will allow you to shed unwanted pounds and keeps you in control of calorie intake. By combining the right ingredients, any smoothie can provide a balance of protein, carbohydrates, healthy fats, nutrients and vitamins.

Here are a couple easy smoothie recipes for the ultimate boost and weight loss:

The Green Drink

  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • ¼ of an orange, lemon, pineapple, lime
  • ¼ head celery
  • 2 apples
  • 3 carrots
  • ½ cucumber, ½ bunch parsley
  • 1 bunch of mint

Combine all ingredients in the blender with a little ice for the ultimate energy-boosting drink.

Paradise Glow Smoothie

  • 1/3 cup frozen strawberries
  • 2 tbsp chopped avocado
  • 1 medium sliced peach
  • ¾ cup fat-free yogurt, plain
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract and grapeseed oil
  • 3 tbsp pomegranate juice

Blend for 15 seconds and enjoy!

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