A-ttitude. Don’t look at your health as a chore but rather as a privilege.
B-elieve in yourself. The only limitations in life are those that we place on ourselves.
C-ommit to change.
D-on’t wish you could be someone else. For all you know, they’re unhappy too.
E-ducate yourself. There are a lot of misleading “healthy” products and programs out there. Be wary of anything that promises a quick fix with minimal time or effort.
F-ind support. Whether it’s online, down the street or in the next room, a support system is key to helping you stay on track.
G-oals keep you motivated. Public goals keep you accountable.
H-ave patience. Change isn’t going to happen overnight but it will happen if you’re consistent and committed.
I-nspire others. How many times have we heard the saying “if I can do it, anyone can”. Be that example.
J-ust do it. Leave the excuses at the door and move. You’ll be glad you did.
K-eep it fresh. Change your workouts every few weeks to keep your body guessing and your mind interested.
L-earn from your mistakes, don’t dwell on them.
M-indful eating. If you can’t read or identify the ingredients on the package, you probably don’t want it in your body.
N-ever, ever give up.
O-pen your mind to new things. You’ll be surprised at what you’ll fall in love with.
P-ay it forward. Take what you’ve learned (good AND bad) and use it to help others who are starting their healthy living journey.
Q-uiet time. A few minutes of solitude every day is essential for focus, concentration and stress relief.
R-azzle your Dazzle. Every day. Always
S-chedule your workouts as you would an appointment. Block that time out and prioritize it.
T-rain your mind. Healthy living is as much a mental battle as it is a physical one.
U-nite your body, spirit and mind.
V-ary your intensity. Combine high intensity days with low intensity days to keep your body moving without over-stressing it.
W-ater is essential. Be sure to stay well hydrated, especially in the heat.
X-terminate all negative self-talk. It has no place in your mind or your mouth.
Y-ou are stronger than you think and more beautiful than you know.
Z-zzzz. Be sure to get enough every night