Don’t be foolish. Do healthy things during your vacation.
I had a patient yesterday in the clinic who needs to lose a good 30 pounds.
We discussed the protocol I put together for him to reach his health goals – not only weight loss but to create an anti-cancer micro-enviornment in his body.
He candidly said to me he would start when he gets back from vacation in two weeks. I cringed. To give him time to think of what he said, I silently paused for about 5 seconds – he then smirked knowing that what he said was pretty ridiculous.
That type of mentality is a recipe for failure – right off the back.
The “I’ll start on Monday approach” or even better, the ” I’ll start on January 1st” approach is the quickest way for you to tell yourself that you are not sticking to something.
That’s why I don’t promote “diets” or any type of unsustainable “health” program.
Fitness and health is a state-of mind first. You are not there mentally – you’ll not be there physically.
For many people around the world, the last two weeks and the upcoming 4 weeks is a big family vacation time. Don’t blow it.
It’s easier to stay on a health program when you are on vacation then when you are on your daily grind.
Eat well, exercise everyday (doesn’t have to me more than 30 minutes a day), take your supplements and…. yes…. have a couple of drinks.
Wellness, fitness, optimal health is a habit. It’s never too late or too early to start a healthy habit. The more you do it, the more it becomes a way of life for you – and that’s what it’s all about.
Enjoy the rest of the summer!