Monday, January 9, 2017

Daily Thought 2017

Ready Set Go
Today starts the 7th annual Live Well Charlotte Fitness Challenge. It marks an opportunity for you to make the health changes you desire by adding accountability and interaction with others to your New Year plan. You are invited to join our fitness community. Follow the fitness challenge with this a email, on Facebook, or Twitter to review fitness tips that can help you get fit in 2017 on

Trying to accomplish the difficult task of changing lifestyle habits on your own has not shown to be successful most of the time. How many years have you started the new year with plans for a new you and been brought back to the reality of the difficulty of making these changes solo. Join us and make 2017 the year you found your best fitness yet. Join me for the next 10 weeks FREE.

“I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who overcomes his enemies, for the hardest victory is victory over self.”  Aristotle

Here is how it works:

  1. Reply to this email and accept the challenge.
  2. Use your Polar HR technology to track your exercise over the next 10 weeks (until March 31).

  3. Receive the Daily Thought coaching emails, weekly fitness challenges, and coaching along the way.

  4. Burn at least 20,000 calories, 750K Steps, 500 hours of sleep, and 50 Hours of Exercise in the next 10 weeks, or more calories than last year.

  5. Complete the challenge and be entered to win a Polar A360 Activity Tracker
  6. We will use to track your progress for the 10 weeks.

Are you up to the challenge? Review the Daily Thought emails for more details in the next few days. Share this email with anyone you want to share your fitness journey for 2017 with.

Join for $25 and be eligible for master classes, group rides/runs, boot camps, and fitness testing clinics. Held at Charlotte Athletic Club and Kinetic Heights or on location around Charlotte. If you are a current active client of Live Well Charlotte you are already enrolled FREE!

Polar Smart Coaching Training Tip: The First Thing! Assessment
The first step in creating your wellness plan for 2017 is assessment. You need to know what your current fitness level is to determine your health status. Biometric testing and lifestyle surveys reveal your current health and is the basis for your goal setting and accountability. Completing a fitness test at this time of year is a great way to create a benchmark for you to gauge your improvement and should include: flexibility, muscle strength, endurance, body composition or (BMI), cardiovascular fitness.

Complete this Self Test for your fitness, or complete a Polar BodyAge assessment to get a comprehensive evaluation of your current health status.

Thinner This Year Nutrition Tip: The Thinner This Year Eating Plan
Eat Significantly Fewer Calories – Very simple, you re going to have to eat less by eating better to lose the weight you want. More nutritionally dense food allows you to get the nutrient you need without all the extra calories.

“What lies behind us & what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

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