Hungry Runner

3. Readjust your mindset.
Don’t think of certain foods as “healthy” or “unhealthy,” evaluate them by their nutritional value instead; part of developing a healthy relationship with food means not thinking of a food that’s less nutritious as “bad,” but rather, just not the best choice. It’s OK to treat yourself to foods like cookies, cake, chips or ice cream sometimes, but it’s also important to make sure that you don’t ever feel badly about eating them. If you eat nutritiously for the majority of the time, a few treats here or there won’t negatively affect your health or fitness.

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Fast Fact: High-intensity workouts are all the rage right now, but did you know that lower-intensity workouts still burn calories, strengthen our endurance, and produce enough endorphins to leave us with a comfortable exercise high? Don’t be afraid to switch up your routine and try out new types of workouts! http://bit.ly/1qch0S0.

madsweat:

Fast Fact: High-intensity workouts are all the rage right now, but did you know that lower-intensity workouts still burn calories, strengthen our endurance, and produce enough endorphins to leave us with a comfortable exercise high? Don’t be afraid to switch up your routine and try out new types of workouts! http://bit.ly/1qch0S0.

Are your fitness goals failing because they’re impossible?

Did you ever stop to consider the fact that, no matter how hard you try, the reason you can’t seem to reach the results you want is because your goal is actually unrealistic?

With so many misconceptions and crazy claims about fitness being thrown about popular culture, it’s completely possible that you’ve set out to achieve a feat that’s pretty much impossible.

It doesn’t mean you should give up, though. It just means that you may need to adjust your expectations; reevaluate your objectives and come up with a new plan that will help you achieve your fitness ambitions in a reasonable and realistic fashion.

Not sure whether or not you’re on the right path? That’s OK. We’ve rounded up a list of some of the most common fitness goals that lead many to frustration and disappointment because they’re generally unrealistic and impractical.

Continue reading to find out which intents are probably impossible. 

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“If you are someone who’s been struggling with your weight your whole life, just know this— all you have to do is just a few things every day and remain consistent, and time will fly just a fast as it flies whether you’re working hard or not,” he said.

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(Source: theactivetimes.com)

My friend Britney won overall in her first ever fitness competition last week. So, I asked her about her prep and what tips she could share and broke them down into advice that you can apply to getting fit in everyday life!

What to Eat After Running

About a week ago I did an in-depth breakdown of the foods that I like to eat before running, depending on the  type of workout and distance I’ll be doing.
As a follow-up to that post, today I’ll share a look at what I like to eat after running.
P.S. Don’t forget! You can still enter for a chance to win your very own fitness fuel box from The Feed. Click through to find out how!

What to Eat After Running

About a week ago I did an in-depth breakdown of the foods that I like to eat before running, depending on the  type of workout and distance I’ll be doing.

As a follow-up to that post, today I’ll share a look at what I like to eat after running.

P.S. Don’t forget! You can still enter for a chance to win your very own fitness fuel box from The Feed. Click through to find out how!

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