THE BIGGEST OBSTACLE in creating lifelong health-fitness, or even weight loss, are sustainable healthy habits. Change temporarily occurs on short term plans, but what about when the plan is over? Can you maintain your progress, Or will you go right back to your old “unhealthy” ways? People all to often fail on program maintenance meaning that results will only be short lived. Hard work, strong effort, and motivation are commonly lost in the process.
THIS APPLIES TO YOU… Sure you can you lose weight – But can you keep weight off? Sure you can get fit – But can you get fit and stay fit? Here lies the battle…
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” ~Aristotle
THE POWER OF A SIMPLE HABIT. Just as a collection of ingredients make up a recipe, Your personal habits build your profile of health. Through adopting mindful health habits, you create your recipe for success. Practice a better collection of habits to get a better result. aSimpleHabit.com seeks to present you with a list of healthy habits in hopes that you might try something new, for a new result.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR. Joseph Mallory holds a B.S. in Kinesiology, is an ACSM certified personal trainer, and NSCA certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, as well as being a certified Firefighter 1 and Emergency Medical Technician. Joe Mallory has worked as a health and fitness specialist in the greater Sacramento area since 2001 with experience working in health education, health promotion, private fitness centers, clinical nutrition, coaching Firefighters and Police Officers, and cardiac rehabilitation.