Monday, August 14, 2017
Daily Thought
The Longevity Project – Surprising discoveries for Health and Long Life
This landmark eight-decade study helped to determine who lives longest and why. Studying not just the logistics of how to live longer but also the personalities and lifestyles of who and why. This very interesting study gives us insight into the emotions and the intangibles that lead to longer life. This study reveals how to live longer and suggests what really matters in the long run, the personality traits, relationships, experiences, and career paths that naturally keep you vital.
Read more…The Longevity Project
“The Longevity Project uses one of the most famous studies in psychology to answer the question of who lives longest – and why. The answers will surprise you. This is an important and deeply fascinating book.” Malcom Gladwell

Polar Smart Coaching Training Tip: Motivation For Training
Motivation is key to a successful training program. But unfortunately, you can’t buy, rent, or borrow it – it has to come from within. Motivation comes from finding your own meaningful reasons for exercising. Here are a few ideas that might help inspire you:

  • Get a clear and very specific goal to achieve
  • Work out with other people
  • Join a club or class where you can help out and get involved
  • Schedule a fitness or charity event to participate in
  • Schedule specific times for working out, and record them in your calendar
  • Find a Buddy to work with
  • Monitor your progress on a regular basis with technology (accountability)
  • Hire a Personal Trainer/Coach to help you win

Nutrition Tip: Creating Weight Loss in Your Diet
There is one crucial element that will determine whether you lose weight as you structure your diet. It’s called energy balance and it is the basic balance of calories consumed versus calories burned through daily activity and exercise. A calorie deficit of 200-400 calories per day are required if you are going to lose one pound per week as is recommended as a safe weight lose goal. Many times the difference can be one food choice each day. Eat a great breakfast, moderate lunch, and a light dinner each day to set up consistent weight loss. If you wake up hungry in the morning you are on your way to weight loss, if not it means you are eating too much after 6 PM at night.
Read more…Nutrition and Movement Guidelines

“Those who think they have no time for healthy eating will sooner or later have to find time for illness” Edward Stanley (1826-1893) from The Conduct of Life.

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